Painters in History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,036

  • 1923-09-29 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • 1923-10-18 Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
  • 1923-10-27 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1923-12-13 Antoni Tapies, Spanish painter, sculptor and theorist (Dau al Set), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • 1923-12-18 Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter
  • 1924-01-07 Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods)
  • 1924-01-29 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)
  • 1924-02-22 Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist, painter and graphic artist, born in Hoenkoop, the Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1924-04-10 Kenneth Noland, American Color Field painter, born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • 1924-05-18 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, born in Gagry, USSR (d. 2005)
  • 1924-06-17 Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, born in Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1924-09-08 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • 1924-09-15 Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • 1924-11-26 George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1925-02-12 Joan Mitchell, Chicago USA, American painter and printmaker
  • 1925-04-11 Johan van Zonderen, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1996)
  • 1925-10-22 Robert Rauschenberg, American painter (Gloria), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1925-11-17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • 1926-07-27 Peter Coker, English painter, born in London (d. 2004)
  • 1926-09-10 Beryl Cook, British painter, born in Egham, England (d. 2008)
  • 1926-10-25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter, born in Peshawar, Pakistan (d. 2007)
  • 1927-02-09 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
  • 1927-03-10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • 1927-10-19 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • 1928-01-02 Oskar Rabin, Russian painter and dissident during Soviet era, born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 2018)
  • 1928-04-28 Yves Klein, French sculptor and painter, born in Nice, France (d. 1962)
  • 1928-05-09 Ralph Goings, American painter
  • 1928-06-12 Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1928-07-10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), born in Paris (d. 1999)
  • 1928-07-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • 1928-07-19 John Bratby, English painter and writer (Breakdown), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1992)
  • 1928-10-07 Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter, born in Kashan, Iran (d. 1980)
  • 1928-10-12 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1928-10-30 Michael Andrews, British painter, born in Norwich, England (d. 1995)
  • 1928-11-29 Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
  • 1929-08-07 Jo Baer [Josephine Kleinberg], American painter and minimalist artist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1930-02-03 Gillian Ayres, British abstract painter and printmaker, born in Barnes, London (d. 2018)
  • 1930-02-11 Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
  • 1930-02-16 Frederick "Fred" Cuming, British painter, born in London
  • 1930-02-22 James McGarrell, American painter, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1930-03-11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • 1930-03-28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • 1930-04-30 Raoul de Keyser, Flemish painter, born in Deinze, Belgium (d. 2012)
  • 1930-05-15 Jasper Johns, painter/sculptor (Green Target), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1930-05-23 Richard Anuszkiewicz, American artist 'new wizard of op', born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1930-05-30 Robert Ryman, American painter
  • 1930-08-01 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2014)
  • 1930-08-02 Vali Myers, Australian painter, born in Canterbury, Sydney (d. 2003)
  • 1930-09-06 Andre Beullens, Flemish painter, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1930-09-22 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
  • 1930-12-17 Armin Mueller-Stahl, German painter, author and actor (Kafka, Music Box), born in Tilsit, Germany
  • 1931-02-09 Robert Morris, American sculptor and painter, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1931-03-04 Han Jansen, Dutch painter (d. 1994)
  • 1931-04-24 Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art), born in Norwood London, England
  • 1931-04-25 David Shepherd, British painter (paintings of steam locomotives), born in Hendon, London (d. 2017)
  • 1931-04-29 Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
  • 1931-06-07 Malcolm Morley, English-American painter, born in London (d. 2018)
  • 1931-11-26 Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine painter and activist (1980 Nobel Peace Prize), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 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 Teddy Millington-Drake, English painter, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1932-08-06 Howard Hodgkin, British abstract painter, born in London (d. 2017)
  • 1932-09-29 Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter and 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, born in Blankenberge, Belgium
  • 1933-05-24 Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter, born in Madrid (d. 2010)
  • 1933-06-25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter), born in Biella, Italy
  • 1933-10-12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • 1935-02-10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • 1936-01-29 Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • 1936-03-12 Patrick Procktor, painter
  • 1936-04-23 Elias [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter, born in Ostend, Belgium
  • 1936-04-23 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter, born in Diksmuide, Belgium (d. 2014)
  • 1936-08-21 Radish Tordia, Georgian painter of Figurative Art, born in Abasha, Georgia
  • 1936-10-28 Horst Antes, German painter and sculptor, born in Heppenheim, Germany
  • 1936-11-08 Claudio Bravo Camus, Chilean born painter, born in Valparaiso, Chile (d. 2011)
  • 1937-03-27 Thomas Aquinas Daly, American painter, born in Albany, New York
  • 1938-04-25 Ton Schulten, Dutch painter (landscapes using bright blocks of colour), born in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands
  • 1938-07-24 Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist
  • 1938-11-06 Dumitru Rusu, Romanian painter, born in Ilişeşti, Suceava
  • 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), born in Amsterdam
  • 1939-09-15 Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet/painter
  • 1939-12-05 Jack Whitten, American abstract painter, born in Bessemer, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • 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, born in Monroe, Washington
  • 1941-02-13 Sigmar Polke, German painter, born in Oleśnica, Poland (d. 2010)
  • 1941-08-14 Connie Smith, American singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons), born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • 1941-09-20 John Wismont, American watercolor painter (over 50,000), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-12-20 Frank Creton, Suriname/Neth painter
  • 1943-05-04 Mihail Chemiakin, Russian painter, born in Moscow
  • 1943-10-06 Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
  • 1944-01-09 Ian Hornak, American artist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1944-01-16 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 901 - 1,000 of 1,026

  • 1993-02-26 Mark Kolthoff, Dutch painter and photographer, dies at 92
  • 1993-03-24 Erik Andriesse, Dutch painter (skulls, skeletons), dies at 35
  • 1993-03-30 Richard Diebenkorn, American painter (Ocean Park Paintings), dies at 70
  • 1993-04-14 Jo Boer, Dutch painter and author (Catharina & the Magnolias), dies at 85
  • 1993-05-19 Nemesio Antunes, Chilean painter, dies at 75
  • 1993-07-31 George Keyt, Sri Lankan painter, dies at 92
  • 1993-08-01 Alfred Manessier, French painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • 1993-10-20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese Nihonga style painter, and designer, dies on his 84th birthday
  • 1993-11-04 Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • 1993-11-15 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
  • 1994-02-04 Han Jansen, Dutch painter, dies at 62

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1994-02-05 Ben Enwonwu, Nigerian painter (Portrait of Tutu), dies at 76

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  • 1994-02-13 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer, dies at 79
  • 1994-03-11 Jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69
  • 1994-03-26 Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
  • 1994-05-20 Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79
  • 1994-05-27 Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
  • 1994-07-15 Jeanne Bieruma Oosting, Dutch painter/illustrator, dies
  • 1994-07-20 Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 96
  • 1994-09-05 Teddy Millington-Drake, English painter, dies at 62
  • 1994-09-14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • 1994-09-19 Sandra Fisher, American painter, dies at 47
  • 1994-10-01 Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54
  • 1994-10-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
  • 1994-10-17 Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57
  • 1994-10-22 Chester WIlliams, painter, dies at 73
  • 1994-11-04 Sam Francis, American painter (Basel Mural), dies at 71
  • 1994-12-09 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • 1995-01-02 Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter & co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
  • 1995-01-13 Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89
  • 1995-01-29 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
  • 1995-02-13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Roger de Grey, British landscape painter and President of Royal Academy (1984-93), dies at 76
  • 1995-02-17 Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 81
  • 1995-03-05 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • 1995-03-21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • 1995-04-15 Harry Shoulberg, American expressionist painter, dies at 91
  • 1995-04-17 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
  • 1995-07-19 Michael Andrews, painter, dies at 66
  • 1995-09-03 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91
  • 1995-09-13 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • 1995-10-08 Frederick Harry Baines, painter, dies at 85
  • 1996-04-21 Rodney Meredith Thomas, English architect and painter, dies at 93
  • 1996-06-10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter, dies at 89
  • 1996-06-28 Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, dies at 68
  • 1996-07-31 Joan Warburton, Scottish painter, dies at 76
  • 1996-08-14 Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker, dies at 64
  • 1996-08-22 David Donaldson, Painter and Limner to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland, dies at 80
  • 1996-08-28 Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89
  • 1997-01-13 William Mills, painter, dies at 74
  • 1997-02-21 Kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81
  • 1997-03-15 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-French painter and author (Op Art), dies at 90
  • 1997-07-16 Dora Maar, French photographer, painter and poet, lover of Picasso, dies at 89
  • 1997-10-16 Adam Kennedy, American actor (The Californians) screenwriter (The Domino Principle), novelist ( Just Like Humphrey Bogart), and painter, dies of a heart attack at 75
  • 1997-11-13 John Elwyn, British painter, dies at 80
  • 1998-06-09 Lois Mailou Jones, American painter (Peasants on Parade), dies at 92
  • 1999-01-28 Markey Robinson, Irish painter (b. 1918)
  • 1999-03-10 Oswaldo Guayasamín, Ecuadorian master painter and sculptor, dies at 79
  • 1999-03-20 Patrick Heron, British abstract painter, dies at 79
  • 1999-10-04 Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), dies at 71
  • 1999-11-19 Alexander Liberman, Russian-American magazine editor, painter and photographer (639), dies at 87
  • 2000-06-09 Jacob Lawrence, African-American artist (Sanitarium), dies at 82
  • 2000-06-09 George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), dies at 75
  • 2000-07-07 Mary Armour, Scottish painter, dies at 80
  • 2001-02-18 Balthus [Balthazar Klossowski], French Polish painter, dies at 92
  • 2001-07-11 Herman Brood, Dutch painter and pianist (Sleepin' Bird), dies at 54
  • 2001-08-26 Louis Muhlstock, Canadian painter (b. 1904)
  • 2001-10-16 Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, dies at 77
  • 2001-11-19 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
  • 2002-03-12 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Quebec painter and sculptor (b. 1923)
  • 2002-11-23 Roberto Matta, Chilean painter (b. 1911)
  • 2002-12-09 Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
  • 2002-12-09 Stan Rice, American painter, educator, and poet (b. 1942)
  • 2003-01-14 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter, dies at 100
  • 2003-02-12 Vali Myers, Australian painter, dies at 72
  • 2003-11-09 Gordon Onslow Ford, English painter (b. 1912)
  • 2004-02-21 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, dies at 70
  • 2004-12-16 Agnes Martin, Canadian American abstract painter dies aged 92
  • 2004-12-16 Peter Coker, English painter, dies at 78
  • 2005-01-01 Eugene J. Martin, American painter & artist, dies at 66
  • 2005-01-02 Edo Murtić, Croatian painter, dies at 83
  • 2005-01-14 Conroy Maddox, English painter (b. 1912)
  • 2005-06-06 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, dies at 81
  • 2005-06-14 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter, dies at 80
  • 2005-07-27 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), dies at 76
  • 2005-08-01 Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (b. 1920)
  • 2005-10-24 Mokarrameh Ghanbari, Iranian painter (b. 1928)
  • 2005-12-02 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (b. 1919)
  • 2006-05-03 Karel Appel, Dutch painter (Vragende Children), dies at 85
  • 2006-09-01 Sir Kyffin Williams, Welsh landscape painter (b. 1918)
  • 2006-11-26 Mário Cesariny, Portuguese painter and writer (b. 1923)
  • 2007-02-04 Jules Olitski, Ukrainian-born American abstract painter and sculptor (b. 1922)
  • 2007-12-31 Michael Goldberg, American painter (b. 1924)
  • 2008-02-07 Leona Wood, American painter and dancer dies aged 86
  • 2008-02-08 Chua Ek Kay, Singaporean painter (b. 1947)
  • 2008-02-09 Jazeh Tabatabai, Iranian avant-garde painter, poet and sculptor. (b. 1931)
  • 2008-04-16 Joseph Solman, American painter
  • 2008-05-28 Beryl Cook, British painter, dies at 81
  • 2008-11-20 Sven Inge, Swedish painter and modern artist (b. 1935)

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