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American Painter

A Unique Way to Celebrate the Arts and Support a Good Cause

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The magazine has a history of supporting the arts, and for many years it featured artwork of respected American Artists as their covers.

War Through the Eyes of an Artist

Michael Hafftka | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

In 2004 Trujillo wrote about his combat experiences in the form of a book. This book is more than reportage, it is more than facts, more than history, it is a work of art, and to my mind it is mythic.

Happy Birthday To A True American Realist

Posted 07.25.2013 | Arts

In honor of Thomas Eakins' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the birt...

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

In honor of Edward Hopper's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the b...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Norman Rockwell

Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of famed 20th century painter and illustrator, Norman Rockwell. Popular for his depictions of everyday American culture, the pro...

Happy Birthday, Robert Rauschenberg!

Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American painter and pop art precursor Robert Rauschenberg. The artist, known for his tendency to incorporate found objects a...

Happy Birthday, Thomas Eakins!

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American Realist painter, photographer and sculptor Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins. The artist and arts educator would turn 168 i...

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of painter and printmaker Edward Hopper. The artist who created "Nighthawks," one of the most recognizable American paintings, w...