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Artist Birthday

Buon Compleanno, Federico Fellini!

Jack Meyer | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Auguri, Maestro! Si, si; January 20th marks the birthday of the wild, wacky, wondrous Federico Fellini! Arguably Italy's greatest filmmaker, Fellini c...

Happy Birthday Henri Matisse!

Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts

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

20 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Schulz

Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz, that beloved "Peanuts" creator who would turn 91 years old if he were still alive ...

Happy Birthday, Mark Rothko!

Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts

In honor of Mark Rothko's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year commemorating the late artist's life and work. Today is...

The 20 Best Ai Weiwei Selfies

Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts

Have you ever looked at the Instagram account of Chinese dissident, artist, part-time hairdresser and selfie extraordinaire, Ai Weiwei? If your an...

Happy Birthday Man Ray!

Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

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

Happy Birthday To Our Favorite Skeevy Hollywood Photographer

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

Today we're wishing a happy birthday to the plaid-donning, thumbs-up-flashing, star-crazed fashion photographer known as Terry Richardson. The ...

Former Factory Girl Talks Carrying On Andy Warhol's Mission

Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Andy Warhol's 85th birthday, we are revisiting an interview originally published last year. Sitting pertly on a low-standing couch, Ult...

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

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

Happy Birthday, Marcel Duchamp!

Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts

In honor of Marcel Duchamp's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the 12...

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...

Happy Birthday, Judy Chicago!

Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts

In honor of Judy Chicago's 74th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the...

Happy Birthday, Degas!

Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts

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

Google Celebrates A Dutch Master

Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of painter, etcher and self-portraitist extraordinaire Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. The Dutch master would turn 407 if he ...

Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt!

Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustav Klimt's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the 151s...

Happy Birthday, David Hockney!

Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

In honor of David Hockney's 76th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. David Hockn...

Happy Birthday, John Baldessari!

Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

Today marks the 82nd birthday of one of the cleverest, tallest and most wonderfully bearded artists we know, John Baldessari. The towering 6'7" ar...

Happy Birthday, M.C. Escher!

Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

In honor of Maurits Cornelis Escher's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the Dutch artist's life and work. ...

Happy Birthday, Weegee!

Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Austrian-born photojournalist Arthur Fellig, better known by his professional moniker, Weegee. The 20th century artist is fam...

Happy Birthday, Courbet!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustave Courbet's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. We can think o...

Happy Birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright!

Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts

In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today marks...

Happy Birthday, Diego Velazquez!

Posted 06.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Diego Velazquez's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today we would...

Happy Birthday, Henri Rousseau!

Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French painter and Post-Impressionist mastermind, Henri Rousseau. Known for his fanciful jungle landscapes and primitivist wo...

Happy Birthday, Lisa Yuskavage!

Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts

In honor of Lisa Yuskavage's 51st birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist. Lisa Yuskavage's signature...