Painters in History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,036 of 1,036

  • 1944-04-08 Odd Nerdrum, Norwegian painter
  • 1945-01-14 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1945-03-08 Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • 1946-11-05 Herman Brood, Dutch painter and pianist (Sleepin' Bird), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 1947-01-09 Ronnie Landfield, American abstract painter, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-02-17 Dallas Adams, British actor, painter and writer (Terror From Within)
  • 1947-03-27 Daphne Todd, English artist and president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters), born in York
  • 1947-05-06 Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • 1947-06-08 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • 1948-01-25 Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter, born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • 1950-10-31 Jozef Stolorz, polish 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, born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (d. 1969)
  • 1955-07-18 Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1956-07-30 Soraida Martinez, American painter and creator of Verdadism, born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1956-09-17 Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • 1956-12-30 Chéri Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Congolese contemporary artist, born in Kinto M’Vuila, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • 1958-01-19 Thomas Kinkade, American painter, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)
  • 1959-12-01 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • 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 surrealist painter, born in Hokkaido, Japan
  • 1964-05-04 Zsuzsa Mathe, Hungarian painter and visual artist, founder of transrealism
  • 1964-07-26 Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer, born in Aachen, Germany
  • 1965-02-09 Igor Babailov, Russian-born American portrait and figurative painter, born in Udmurtia, Russia
  • 1967-05-19 Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
  • 1967-07-21 Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)

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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), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1971-03-05 Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter
  • 1973-08-30 Amy Sherald, American painter (portrait of Michelle Obama), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 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 1001 - 1,026 of 1,026

  • 2009-01-16 Andrew Wyeth, American realist painter (Christina's World), dies at 91
  • 2009-05-30 Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter (b. 1926)
  • 2010-01-05 Kenneth Noland, American Color Field painter, dies of kidney cancer at 85
  • 2010-05-17 Walasse Ting, Chinese-American painter (b. 1929)
  • 2010-05-31 Louise Bourgeois, French-born American sculptor, painter and print maker, dies at 98
  • 2010-06-07 Omar Rayo, Colombian painter, sculptor, caricaturist and plastic artist. (b. 1928)
  • 2010-11-08 Jack Levine, American social realist painter, dies at 95
  • 2011-03-29 Ângelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (b. 1938)
  • 2011-04-07 Pierre Gauvreau, Canadian painter, television writer and producer, dies at 88
  • 2011-06-04 Claudio Bravo Camus, Chilean born painter, dies at 74
  • 2011-06-09 M. F. Husain, Indian artist, painter (b. 1915)
  • 2012-01-06 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Scottish painter and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 2012-02-06 Antoni Tapies, Spanish painter, sculptor and theorist (Dau al Set) dies at 88
  • 2012-02-13 Lillian Bassman, American photographer and painter (Harper's Bazaar), dies at 94
  • 2012-06-20 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, dies at 91
  • 2012-10-06 Raoul de Keyser, Flemish painter, dies at 82
  • 2013-04-09 Zao Wou-Ki, Chinese French painter (Juin-Octobre 1985), dies at 93
  • 2013-12-11 Nadir Afonso, Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter, dies at 93
  • 2014-01-28 Fernand Leduc, Canadian painter (The Automatistes), dies at 97
  • 2014-10-05 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), dies at 84
  • 2017-03-09 Howard Hodgkin, British abstract painter, dies at 84
  • 2017-09-19 David Shepherd, British painter (paintings of steam locomotives), dies at 86
  • 2018-01-20 Jack Whitten, American abstract painter, dies of chronic leukemia at 78
  • 2018-04-11 Gillian Ayres, British abstract painter and printmaker, dies at 88
  • 2018-06-02 Malcolm Morley, English-American painter, dies at 86
  • 2018-11-07 Oskar Rabin, Russian painter and dissident during Soviet era, dies at 90

Famous Painters