#onthisday
  • Dalí was born in 1904

    Surrealist artist Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (1904 - 1989) ...

    Surrealist artist Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (1904 - 1989), is one of the most renown figures in the arts of the XX century. Influenced by the Renaissanc ...

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  • Juan Gris died in 1927

    Juan Gris (1887-1927) Still Life with Bottles and Knife, 1912 / Canvas, 54.4 x 46 cm Kröller-Müller Museu ...

    Juan Gris (1887-1927) Still Life with Bottles and Knife, 1912 / Canvas, 54.4 x 46 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo Spanish painter José Victoriano González-Pérez, known as Juan Gris (1887 - 1927), li ...

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  • Gauguin died in 1903

    Paul Gauguin Arearea, 1892 Joyeusetés (I) Joyousness (I) Oil on canvas, 75 x 94 cm Musée d'Orsay, Paris, ...

    Paul Gauguin Arearea, 1892 Joyeusetés (I) Joyousness (I) Oil on canvas, 75 x 94 cm Musée d'Orsay, Paris, bequest of M. and Mme Lang, 1961 Photograph © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandow ...

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  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was born in 1880

    Paris Judgment, 1912-1913 (anverso) Óleo sobre lienzo Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein © Joachi ...

    Paris Judgment, 1912-1913 (anverso) Óleo sobre lienzo Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein © Joachim Werkmeister Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880 – 1938) was a German expressionist painter and printm ...

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  • Keith Haring was born in 1958

    Keith Allen Haring (1958-1990) was an American artist and social activist. His artistic expression was le ...

    Keith Allen Haring (1958-1990) was an American artist and social activist. His artistic expression was lead by themes such as birth, death, sexuality, and war. His imagery has become a widely recogniz ...

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  • Appel died in 2006

    Hip, Hip, Hoorah! 1949 Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet, one of the founder ...

    Hip, Hip, Hoorah! 1949 Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet, one of the founders of the avant-gardment Cobra in 1948. In 1948 Appel joined CoBrA (from Copenhagen, Brussels, A ...

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  • Leonardo died in 1519

    John the Baptist (c. 1513–16), Louvre. Italian artist Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452 – 1519), epito ...

    John the Baptist (c. 1513–16), Louvre. Italian artist Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452 – 1519), epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. He is considered, as Michelangelo Buonarroti, a Universal ...

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  • Yves Klein was born in 1928

    French artist Yves Klein (1928 – 1962) is considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is ...

    French artist Yves Klein (1928 – 1962) is considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art c ...

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  • Delacroix was born in 1798

    French painter Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (1798 – 1863) was the leader of the French Romantic scho ...

    French painter Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (1798 – 1863) was the leader of the French Romantic school. He was idolized as a pioneer by artists such as Manet, Cézanne, Renoir, Van Gogh, and Matis ...

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  • Willem de Kooning  was born in 1904

    Willem de Kooning (American, born the Netherlands. 1904-1997) Rider (Untitled VII) 1985 Oil on canvas 70″ ...

    Willem de Kooning (American, born the Netherlands. 1904-1997) Rider (Untitled VII) 1985 Oil on canvas 70″ x 6′ 8″ (177.8 x 203.2 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase and gift of Milly and ...

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