Haring's work grew to popularity from his spontaneous drawings in New York City subways —chalk outlines of figures, dogs, and other stylized images-on blank black advertising-space backgrounds. Keith Haring was born in Reading, Pennsylvaniaon May 4, He was raised in Kutztown, Pennsylvaniaby his mother, Joan Haring, and father, Allen Haring, an engineer and amateur cartoonist.
Considered by many the greatest artist of his lifetime, and by some the greatest artist of all time, his artistic versatility was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance manalong with his rival, the fellow Florentine and client of the MediciLeonardo da Vinci. A number of Michelangelo's works of painting, sculpture and architecture rank among the most famous in existence. Despite holding a low opinion of painting, he also created two of the most influential frescoes in the history of Western art: the scenes from Genesis on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, and The Last Judgment on its altar wall.
Catherine Graphite and watercolor on paper, Drawing Size: 20 x 15 inches; Catherine Sketch 1 Graphite on paper, Drawing Size: 10 x 7 inches; Catherine Sketch 2 Graphite on paper, Drawing Size: 10 x 6 inches; Daisy Graphite on paper with watercolor washes, Drawing Size: 17 x 14 inches;
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David Hockney's bright swimming pools, split-level homes and suburban Californian landscapes are a strange brew of calm and hyperactivity. Shadows appear to have been banished from his acrylic canvases of the s, slick as magazine pages. Flat planes exist side-by-side in a patchwork, muddling our sense of distance.
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi c. He belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medicia movement that Giorgio Vasari would characterize less than a hundred years later in his Vita of Botticelli as a " golden age ". Botticelli's posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century; since then, his work has been seen to represent the linear grace of Early Renaissance painting. As well as the small number of mythological subjects which are his best known works today, he painted a wide range of religious subjects and also some portraits.
Francis Bacon 28 October — 28 April was an Irish-born  British figurative painter known for his emotionally charged raw imagery and fixation on personal motifs. Best known for his depictions of popescrucifixions and portraits of close friends, his abstracted figures are typically isolated in geometrical cages which give them vague 3D depth, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon said that he saw images "in series", and his work, which numbers c.