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Grancher, Valéry
Valéry Grancher: Date de naissance: 22.04.1967 Lieux de naissance: Toulon, Var, France Since the begining of the 90's, the artist's main exhibition and performance include: Institutions: - Verbeke Fondation, Belgium (2010) - Glassbox, Paris, France (1998, 2009) - Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA (2009) - Emily Harvey Contemporary Art Fo
Granovsky, Naum

Born in 1898, Naum Granovsky work is focused in Moscow. His photographs capture the the center of the Russian capital, construction sites, and villages of the Moscow region.

Grant, Dwinell

Dwinell Grant (1912-1991)

Dwinell Grant began formal art training at Dayton Art Institute in 1931, but left for 

The end of World War II marked the beginning of a new era for the arts in Europe and the United States. The Spanish artist Josep Grau-Garriga was inspired by traditional tapestries, especially medieval tapestries seen in his native Catalonian churches and those of the French master Jean Lurçat (1892–1966).
Graves, Morris

Morris Cole Graves (August 28, 1910 – May 5, 2001) was an American expressionist painter. Along with Guy Anderson, Kenneth Callahan, William Cumming, and Mark Tobey, he founded the Northwest School. Graves was also a mystic.

Gray, Anthony John
ANTHONY JOHN GRAY. Anthony John Gray born 1946 Cambridge, UK. This is the most exciting news for Art Lovers and Art Collectors that Anthony John Gray is coming back on the art market, after staggering of 20 years hard working for impressive collection of his paintings, resulting publishing 400 pages 32x25.5cm Book: Anthony John Gray Paintings
Green, Les
Les Green 1916 - 2008 Meridian artist Les Green was a nationally award-winning miniature painter whose work was exhibited in juried miniature shows in 24 states. Green's art studies began during the New Deal-era with a 1935 WPA art class taught by Lillian Graham, and from 1936-1941 he painted plein-air and in studios with William Hollingsworth, K
Green, Maya
STATEMENT Maya Green is an artist who achieves the effect of matching of intensive colors. Expression of emotional feelings of reality is well balanced in her art. Being an artist is not an occupation for her, but rather a state of mind.
Greenaway, Peter

Peter Greenaway trained as a painter and began working as a film editor for the Central Office of Information in 1965. Shortly afterwards he started to make his own films. He has produced a wealth of short and feature-length films, but also paintings, novels and other books.

Greene, Gertrude

After a brief stint as a teacher, Gertrude married Balcomb Greene in 1926 and the couple eventually began to devote more of their time to artistic pursuits while they traveled bet

Greene, Balcomb
Balcomb Greene was born in May 22, 1904, Millville, New York. He studied from 1922 to 1926 at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York where he received of his BA degree. In 1927 he studied English literature at Columbia University, New York. Balcomb Greene started to teach English literature at age 24 at Dartmouth College from 1928 to 1931.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (born 1952) is an American portrait photographer known for his strikingly intimate portraits of world leaders and major cultural figures. The majority of his work is shot in large format, 11x14 inch black and white film and 8x10 color film.

Greff, Barry Steven
Barry Steven Greff (b.1957, Brooklyn, NY) is an American Photographer. Raised in Elmont, Long Island, NY he graduated from the University of Miami, Florida. Constantly seeking new wilderness locales, Greff preserves the best Mother Nature has to offer, capturing the Earth’s natural beauty in its most pristine state.
Grenon, Gregory
Born in 1948. Figurative work - portraits of women. Small scale and large scale paintings and prints: "I lived in Detroit, Michigan with my mother and father and three sisters for twenty-five years. When I left there, I was a working artist in what is known as the Cass Corridor, where artists made art and did not talk about art.
Griffith, Thomas
I create art to provoke thought and emotion. It has been very rewarding when viewers from around the world have shared with me that my art has effected them in the way I intended.
Grillo, John
He was born July 4, 1917, the elder of three sons to Sicilian immigrant parents, in the small industrial town of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The 1930’s brought the family to Hartford, Connecticut where as a child growing up his first influences were felt, since his Father painted and sculpted.
Gris, Juan

José Victoriano González-Pérez (March 23, 1887 – May 11, 1927), better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His works are closely connected to the emergence of an innovative artistic genre—Cubism, creating several of the movement's most distinctive works.

Grossman, Max-Steven
Guayasamin, Oswaldo
Oswaldo Guayasamín (6 July 1919, Quito, Ecuador – 10 March 1999, Baltimore, United States) was a Quechua native and Ecuadorian master painter and sculptor. Oswaldo Guayasamín was born in Quito, to a native father and a Mestiza mother, both of Quechua descent. His family was poor and his father worked as a carpenter for most of his life.
GUILLEN, NICOLAS
Nicolás Guillén Landrián (1938 in Camagüey, Cuba - July 23, 2003 in Miami, Florida) was a Cuban experimental filmmaker and painter. Guillén was an accomplished filmmaker. He made a total of 13 documentaries, although they were heavily censored and prevented from being part of the Cuban Film Industry.

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957) Whitney Biennial: 2000

Gupta, Subodh
Subodh Gupta was born in Khagaul, Patna. He studied at the College of Art, Patna in 1983 - 1988, before moving to New Delhi where he currently lives and works. Trained as a painter, he went on to experiment with a variety of media. His work encompasses sculpture, installation, painting, photography, performance and video.
Gursky, Andreas

Andreas Gursky (January 15, 1955) is a German visual artist known for his enormous architecture and landscape color photographs, often employing a high point of view. He is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York and by Sprüth Magers Berlin London in Europe.

Guston, Philip

Philip Guston (June 27, 1913 – June 7, 1980) was a notable painter and printmaker in the New York School, which included many of the Abstract expressionists, such as Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning.

gutierrez, michael

My obligation as an artist is to share the honest story of us through the medium of photography.   I create art in order to connect with people, and through my work, help others connect with themselves, while reminding them that they are not alone.

Gutierrez, Michael
Bio: Michael C. Gutierrez, fine art photographer, is currently residing in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Gutierrez attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, The School of Visual Arts NY, and the International Academy of Design Technology where he learned photographic techniques and graphic design.
Gutierrez, Michael
Michael C. Gutierrez, fine art photographer, is currently residing in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Gutierrez attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, The School of Visual Arts, NY and The International Academy of Design Technology studying Photography and Graphic Design.
gutierrez, michael
Michael C. Gutierrez, fine art photographer, is currently residing in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Gutierrez attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, The School of Visual Arts, NY and The International Academy of Design Technology studying Photography and Graphic Design.
gutierrez, michael
Michael C. Gutierrez, fine art photographer, is currently residing in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Gutierrez attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, The School of Visual Arts NY, and The International Academy of Design Technology where he learned photographic techniques and graphic design.
gutierrez, michael
Michael C. Gutierrez, fine art photographer, is currently residing in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Gutierrez attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, The School of Visual Arts NY, and The International Academy of Design Technology where he learned photographic techniques and graphic design.
Gutmann, John

John Gutmann (1905–1998) was a German-born American photographer and painter.

Haak, Lin
Raised in Portland, Oregon, Lin Haak’s earliest art influence was "An artist who lived across the street. I loved him. I was 10..." Haak became an artist when she realized she "had to". She’s never been able to stop doing art.
Haas, Richard John

Richard John Haas (born August 29, 1936 in Spring Green, Wisconsin) is an American muralist who is best known for architectural murals and his use of the Trompe l'oeil style.

Haas, Bruno
Bruno Haas was born on the fourth of January 1939 in Schopfheim, Germany. He has worked and studied throughout Europe, including Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Greece and Austria; and in 1963 earned a Craftsman's Certificate as a painter and decorator.
Hadid, Zaha

Zaha Hadid, CBE (born 31 October 1950) is an British Iraqi deconstructivist architect.

Hageman, Marilyn
A Marilyn Hageman landscape conjures up the moment of a soft breeze on a summer day. She captures the sensation of movement, even in the seemingly still subjects of flowers and trees. At the age of three Marilyn began to paint horses, intrigued by their speed and motion.
Haihara, Nobu
To me, art is myself. All my life's experiences are there in every piece. Creating is like recycling a newspaper, a can, or even some plastic. Everything in this world, whatever I see - sometimes it's sad, angry, or an expression of happiness - I can process with my mind and re-use it to make something new.
Hajdin, M.K.
b.1977, Novi Sad Abstractionist painter.
Halashyn, Andriy
Halashyn is an emerging global sensation. In the last year alone, he has exhibited at the Los Angeles Art Show (Los Angeles), Arte Americas (Miami), Red Dot Art Fair (Miami), Arteahora Art Fair (Chicago) and the Hot Art Fair (Switzerland).
Hale, Rachel
Rachel Hale is the youngest person in New Zealand to have received a Fellowship with the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers.
Haley, John
Born in Minneapolis, John Charles Haley studied at the Minneapolis School of Art in the 1920s and later with Hans Hofmann in Munich. Returning to the U.
Hall, Don
Professional sports and pop artist for the Miami Heat, Dolphins, Marlins, and several studios and productions companies. Website is www.artid.com/donhallart and gallery located at 671 - 681 Washington Ave in South Beach.
Hall, Doug
Doug Hall received his B.A. in 1966 from Harvard College where he studied Anthropology. In 1969 he received his MFA from the Rinehart School of Sculpture of The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore. In that same year he moved to San Francisco where he formed the media art collective, T.R.
Hall, Hampton
Hampton Hall was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in the Southern California area where he now resides. As a young child, Hampton knew he was going to become an artist.
Hall, Jay
Jay B. Hall was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1963. Described by those who know him as a rare combination of left-brain-right-brain, Jay B. hall could just as easily have pursued his major at Beloit College and ended up a geologist.
Hall, Richard
Richard Hall is the kind of artist who refuses to fit into a category. He works not only in the media of serigraphy, monoprinting, and etching, but he creates large wall reliefs and freestanding steel sculptures as well, and he paints in acrylics and in other media on large canvases.
Lia Halloran (born 1977) is a painter and photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA from Yale in 2001. She is represented by DCKT Contemporary in New York where she had solo exhibitions in 2008 and 2006.
Halls, Roxana
Roxana Halls is a largely self-taught artist and has, for several years, made her studio in the disused bar of a 1930s London theatre, now a bingo hall. In creating this series, Halls has employed self portraiture and has worked with a variety of sitters.
Hambourg, Andre
Having studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs and the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Lucien Simon, Parisien born Andre Hambourg, known for his luminous landscapes and seascapes, became a dedicated painter beginning 1927.
Hammond, Jane

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Hannah, Duncan

Duncan Hannah grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he attended the Blake School and participated in a summer session at MCAD. He spent his teenage years ushering at the Guthrie Theatre and serving as a guard at Walker Art Center.

Hansen, Gaylen
Gaylen Hansen first came to the attention of the art world during the heyday of neo-expressionism in the late 1970s.
Hanson, Duane

Duane Hanson (January 17, 1925–January 6, 1996) was an American artist based in South Florida, a sculptor known for his lifecast realistic works of people, cast in various materials, including polyester resin, fibreglass, Bondo and bronze. His work is often associated with the Pop Art movement, as well as hyperrealism.

Hanson, Pamela
Born in London and schooled in Switzerland, Pamela Hanson attended university in America.
Hantman, Carl
Carl Hantman is an oil painter of the Old West in a traditional style. For ideas, he has artifacts, gear, clothing, and more than 5,000 old Western movie stills. In addition, he does a great deal of preliminary work, including small oil sketches and posing models on the roof of his city apartment.
Alice H. H. Goodwin Earle was born on November 5 1893 in Hartford, Connecticut. She married Harold Goodwin Jr.(1888-1961) of Philadelphia in 1919 in Hartford and had 4 children. He is well known for becoming the president of the Lyme Academy in the 1930s where he was an instructor in life drawing and art history.
Harari, Hananiah

Hananiah Harari (August 29, 1912 – July 19, 2000) was an American painter and illustrator.

Harding, Sophie
Sophie Harding was brought up in Swanage, in Southern England; the elder sibling in a brood of seven, she was encouraged to take up her career by both sides of her very artistic family. She made London her home for eleven years before moving to the coast.
Hargittai, Paul
Paul Hargittai is an internationally acknowledged textile designer and painter currently living in Paris. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1923, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts. He became a graphic artist and textile designer, and also designed jewelry.
Haring, Keith

Keith Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.
Harnett, William

Jim Harrington was born in 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He and his family moved to San Diego in 1952. His artistic endeavors evolved as an architecture major at San Diego State and the University of California, Berkeley. An early influence on Harrington was his father, a union labor leader.
Harris, Maeve
Influenced by natural and organic forms, Maeve Harris renders expressions of color and light. Created with a variety of inks and pigments, her paintings reveal a focus on the medium itself.
Harris, Lawren

Harris, Graeme
Graeme Harris, an Australian-born photographer, has been living and working in London since 1971. He started working on a series of leaf images in 1992 as a way of expressing his feelings towards natural objects.
Hart, Frederick
Frederick Elliott Hart (June 7 , 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia - August 13, 1999 in Baltimore, Maryland) was an American sculptor, best known for his draft dodging, public monuments and works of art in bronze, marble, and clear acrylic (a technique he coined as "sculpting with light"). American master sculptor Frederick Hart is recognized for creating
Hartigan, Grace

Grace Hartigan (March 28, 1922 — November 15, 2008) was an American Abstract Expressionist painter of the New York School in the 1950s.

Biography and early career

Hartley, Marsden

Marsden Hartley (January 4, 1877 - September 2, 1943) was an American Modernist painter, poet, and essayist of the early 20th century. Hartley was born in Lewiston, Maine, USA, where his English parents had settled. He began his art training at the Cleveland Institute of Art after the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1892.

Harvey, Jacques
Jacques Harvey was born in Paris, France in 1939. He lived in the United States for thirty years where he acquired his American citizenship. At the age of seventeen he was accepted at the Academie Julian where Masters such as Matisse and Bonnard had also studied their passion for art.
Harvey, Paul
Paul Harvey (born 7 May 1960) is a British musician and Stuckist artist, whose work was used to promote their 2004 show at the Liverpool Biennial. His paintings draw on pop art and the work of Alphonse Mucha, and often depict celebrities, including Madonna. Paul Harvey was born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Hassam, Childe

Frederick Childe Hassam (October 17, 1859 – August 27, 1935) was a prominent and prolific American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes.