Artists Birthdays from around the world

15 February Frans Claerhout

Frans Claerhout 15 February 1919 – July 2006 http://nladesignvisual.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/father-frans-claerhout-1919-2006/ Born in Pittem, Belgium, Claerhout resided in South Africa from 1946. Best known for his bright colours and exaggerated depictions of people and donkeys. Claerhout spent [...]

08 February Franz Marc

Franz Marc Born 08 February 1880 – 4 March 1916 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Marc Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (8 February 1880 – 4 March 1916)[1] was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German [...]

05 February Penny Siopis

Born 05 February 1953 https://www.straussart.co.za/artists/penny-siopis Penny Siopis is an important innovator with paint. Her formal experiments in the studio follow on Christo Coetzee's earlier trials in the late 1950s, and are a significant precursor to [...]

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