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Artist Birthdays

Happy Birthday Mark Rothko! BTW What Do Your Paintings Mean?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.25.2015 | Arts

On a day like today, 112 years ago, a little baby boy named Markus Yakovlevich Rotkovich was brought into the world. That little Rotkovich would go on...

Happy Birthday, Claude Monet!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French Impressionist master, Claude Monet. The plein-air devotee would turn 172 years old if he were miraculously still alive...

Happy Birthday, Eero and Eliel Saarinen!

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of iconic father and son architecture duo Eliel and Eero Saarinen. Representing two generations of Finnish-American artists, the...

Happy Birthday, David Hockney!

Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts

David Hockney was born on July 9, 1937 in Bradford, Yorkshire -- the fourth of five children in a traditional middle class English family. Hockney's f...

Happy Birthday, Christo And Jeanne-Claude!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts

Husband-and-wife artist duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude were both born 77 years ago today. The lovers traveled the world wrapping cliffs in fabric and g...