“This is a view of Claude Monet standing in his first studio amidst his favorite canvases. The light of the afternoon is almost palpable. This room located in his main house at Giverny was turned into his sitting-room after 1890…” via
Hector Hyppolite (September 16, 1894 - December 12, 1948) was a Haitian artist and third-generation Houngon. The subjects of his work ranges from Christian themes, still life, and voodoo imagery. During the final years of his creative times, Hyppolite’s paintings attracted international attention including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. A legend in his country, Hyppolite is known for his aesthetically complex yet highly intuitive paintings. #TodayInBlackHistory
The models ( He chose his sister and his dentist.) who were used in "American Gothic" standing by the painting. Grant Wood saw a house in Iowa that he decided to paint along with “the kind of people I fancied should live in that house.”
Born at Santa Clara Pueblo around 1904, Margaret Tafoya created pottery that was incredible in its size and form, and degree of perfection. Instead of painting her work, she conceived of a direct carving method for decorating redware and blackware.
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (1888-1960) was among the first Australian illustrators to achieve international fame - and her fame was deserved with wonderfully whimsical fairy and fairy tale images (her fairies are often to be found playing with kookaburras, koalas and kangaroos).