Today in the History of Painters (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 991 of 991

  • 1930-02-16 Frederick "Fred" Cuming, British painter, born in London
  • 1930-02-22 James McGarrell, American painter
  • 1930-03-11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • 1930-03-28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • 1930-04-30 Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
  • 1930-05-15 Jasper Johns, painter/sculptor (Green Target), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1930-05-23 Richard Anuszkiewicz, Erie, Pa, painter
  • 1930-05-30 Robert Ryman, American painter
  • 1930-08-02 Vali Myers, Australian painter (d. 2003)
  • 1930-09-06 Andre Beullens, Flemish painter
  • 1930-09-22 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
  • 1931-03-04 Han Jansen, Dutch painter
  • 1931-04-24 Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)
  • 1931-04-25 David Shepherd, painter
  • 1931-04-29 Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
  • 1931-06-07 Malcolm Morley, English-born painter
  • 1931-12-25 Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker
  • 1932-02-09 Gerhard Richter, German painter
  • 1932-02-27 Dolf Zwerver, Dutch painter
  • 1932-05-14 Robert Bechtle, American painter
  • 1932-07-05 Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter
  • 1932-08-06 Howard Hodgkin, British painter
  • 1932-09-29 Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter/graphic artist (pop art)
  • 1932-12-25 Jose Maria Capricorne, Curacaos graphically designer/painter
  • 1932-12-26 Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter
  • 1933-04-23 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
  • 1933-05-24 Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter
  • 1933-06-25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
  • 1933-10-12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter (d. 2004)
  • 1935-02-10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • 1936-01-30 Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker (d. 2005)
  • 1936-02-10 Olwyn Bowey, British artist, born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
  • 1936-03-12 Patrick Procktor, painter
  • 1936-04-23 Elias, [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter
  • 1936-04-23 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter
  • 1936-05-12 Frank Stella, American painter
  • 1936-08-21 Radish Tordia, painter of Figurative Art from Georgia
  • 1936-10-28 Horst Antes, German painter
  • 1937-03-27 Thomas Aquinas Daly, American painter
  • 1938-07-24 Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist
  • 1938-11-06 Dumitru Rusu, Romanian painter
  • 1938-12-25 Duane Armstrong, American painter (Fields of Grass), born in Fresno California
  • 1939-02-08 Gerrit Lakmaaker, sculptor/painter (Leidsepleingroep)
  • 1939-02-16 David Griffiths, portrait painter
  • 1939-04-16 Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
  • 1939-09-15 Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet/painter
  • 1940-02-16 Karoli Ruth Needles, painter
  • 1940-03-16 Keith Rowe, English guitarist (AMM) and painter
  • 1940-07-05 Chuck Close, American painter and photographer
  • 1941-02-13 Sigmar Polke, German painter
  • 1941-08-14 Connie Smith, Elkhart, Indiana, singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons)
  • 1941-09-20 John A Wismont Jr, California, watercolor painter (over 50,000)
  • 1941-12-20 Frank Creton, Suriname/Neth painter
  • 1943-05-04 Mikhail Chemiakin, Russian painter
  • 1943-10-06 Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
  • 1944-01-09 Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (d. 2002)
  • 1944-01-16 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer
  • 1944-04-08 Odd Nerdrum, Norwegian painter
  • 1945-01-14 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter
  • 1945-03-08 Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • 1946-01-24 Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
  • 1946-11-05 Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)
  • 1947-02-17 Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • 1947-03-27 Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)
  • 1947-05-06 Sandra Fisher, painter
  • 1948-01-25 Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter
  • 1950-10-31 Jozef Stolorz, polish art painter
  • 1951-01-02 Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
  • 1951-11-17 Jack Vettriano, Methil Scotland, Scottish painter (The Singing Butler)
  • 1952-01-31 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
  • 1955-07-18 Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor
  • 1956-07-30 Soraida Martinez, American Painter, Creator of Verdadism.
  • 1956-09-17 Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • 1956-12-30 "Cherie" Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Zaire painter (Pitie la prostituee)
  • 1959-12-01 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • 1960-12-22 Jean-Michel Basquiat, Haiti/US graffiti artist/painter (Gray, SAMO)
  • 1963-05-15 George Heidweiler, Suriname, Dutch painter
  • 1963-10-03 Marion Peck, American artist and painter
  • 1963-12-22 Luna H. Mitani, Japanese American surrealism painter
  • 1964-05-04 Zsuzsa Mathe, Hungarian painter and visual artist, founder of transrealism
  • 1964-07-26 Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer
  • 1965-06-11 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1967-05-19 Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
  • 1967-07-21 Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1968-10-10 Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester

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  • 1970-01-22 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come)
  • 1971-03-05 Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter
  • 1973-12-27 Dee Ferris, British painter
  • 1976-10-01 Antonio Roybal, American painter and sculptor
  • 1980-09-30 Camilla D'Errico, Canadian comic book artist and painter
  • 1982-03-25 Sergey Yakovlev, russian musical artist and painter

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 901 - 914 of 914

  • 2008-02-09 Jazeh Tabatabai, Iranian avant-garde painter, poet and sculptor. (b. 1931)
  • 2008-04-16 Joseph Solman, American painter
  • 2008-11-20 Sven Inge, Swedish painter and modern artist (b. 1935)
  • 2009-01-16 Andrew Wyeth, American realist painter (b. 1917)
  • 2009-05-30 Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter (b. 1926)
  • 2010-05-17 Walasse Ting, Chinese/American painter (b. 1929)
  • 2010-06-07 Omar Rayo, Colombian painter, sculptor, caricaturist and plastic artist. (b. 1928)
  • 2010-11-08 Jack Levine, American painter (b. 1915)
  • 2011-03-29 Ângelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (b. 1938)
  • 2011-06-09 M. F. Husain, Indian artist, painter (b. 1915)
  • 2011-07-21 Lucian Freud, Realist painter (b. 1922)
  • 2012-01-06 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Scottish painter and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 2012-02-13 Lillian Bassman, American photographer and painter, dies at 94
  • 2012-06-20 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, dies at 91