Jenny Fikentscher (born Nottebohm) was a German painter and graphic artist associated with the Art Nouveau movement. She studied at the School of Women Painters in Karlsruhe and later became part of the Grötzingen artist colony. Fikentscher married animal painter Otto Fikentscher and raised five children in an unconventional artistic household. She was known for her botanical motifs and lithographs, often featuring local plants. Fikentscher also created collectible images for the Stollwerck chocolate company.
Alexander Grigorievich Maksymenko (Russian: Александр Григорьевич Максименко) was a Soviet and Ukrainian painter of the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. He is known as a painter, graphic artist, watercolorist, and art historian.
Alexander Maksymenko worked in the genres of still life, landscape, portrait, as well as in genre painting. His genre works cover themes of collective farm life, including "Masters of the Land" and "Innovators of Collective Farm Fields". For the latter work he received the Stalin Prize. The master actively participated in exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad. His works are in the National Art Museum of Ukraine, the Museum of the History of Ukraine in World War II, as well as in other art museums and private collections.
Jan Leth Aagensen was a Danish artist. He made his name as a lithographer and later became known for his sculptures.
Jan Leth's formal training took place at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under Professor Søren Hjort Nielsen from 1965 to 1969. His first exhibition took place in 1961 at Kunstnernes Forårudstilling (Spring Artists' Exhibition). He is a member of various art groups: Decembristerne, Kunstnersamfundet og Foreningen Danske Grafikere, the Association of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Association of Danish Painters Engravers.
Jan Leth has participated in various solo and group exhibitions, presenting paintings, sculptures, drawings, and installations in Denmark and abroad. He has received many honours and grants throughout his life. The Danish State gave him a lifelong economic grant in 1998. His work is represented in gallery collections in Denmark and internationally.
Pavel Efimovich Ab (Russian: Павел Ефимович Аб) was a Soviet artist. He is known as a painter, muralist, graphic artist, representative of the Leningrad school of painting.
Pavel Ab wrote portraits, historical paintings, as well as genre paintings, the heroes of which were contemporaries of the master. The artist was a member of such creative associations as the Association of Youth of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia, the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia, Lenizo, the Leningrad Union of Artists.
Vilmos Aba-Novák was a Hungarian painter and graphic artist of the first half of the 20th century. He is known as a representative of the so-called "Romanesque school" in Hungarian painting, working in a transitional style from Art Nouveau to Expressionism.
Vilmos Aba-Novak painted on everyday themes, raising social problems in the subjects of his paintings. The artist took characters from life, depicting real people in a grotesque manner. The creative heritage of the master also includes a large number of landscapes, portraits and self-portraits, as well as interiors.
Aba-Novák is also famous for his monumental works, which decorate public buildings and churches in Hungary.
Pacita Abad was an American-Filipino artist of the last third of the 20th and early 21st centuries. She is known for her invention of the "trapunto" painting technique, which involved stitching together painted canvases to give them a three-dimensional effect.
Pacita Abad is most famous for her cycle of colorful abstract works executed on various materials - canvas, paper, fabric, metal, ceramics, glass. In total the artist created more than 4000 works which were exhibited at more than 200 venues. Today her works can be seen in various collections in more than 70 countries.
Magdalena Abakanowicz was a Polish artist and sculptor of the second half of the 20th and early 21st centuries. She is known as a reformer of the art of tapestry.
Magdalena Abakanowicz became famous for her so-called abakans - monumental compositions that turn a tapestry into a three-dimensional sculpture. The artist created a series of semi-abstract and figurative groups in this style, some of which have been translated into bronze. The artist has also worked in drawing and painting in charcoal and oil.
Trey Abdella is an American artist who lives and works in New York. The challenges of living in a complex cosmopolitan city has served as the inspiration for his artworks, although the paintings themselves are not specifically about New York.
Trey Abdella’s art strives to resonate with human experiences and feelings. Abdella utilises simple universal iconography referenced from internet memes, movies and cartoons found in contemporary culture. He blends these icons with various aspects of anxiety he or his friends experienced from different scenarios encountered in daily life, portraying the underbelly of society. Abdella’s paintings express insecurity, embarrassment, fear, terror, disgust, unspeakable desires and emotions that we must conceal everyday in order to abide with social conventions and expectations.
Franz Ackermann is a German media artist.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, lives and works in Berlin and Karlsruhe.
Franz Ackermann's work includes drawings, watercolors, murals, paintings and installations, which he complements with photographic works, projections and architectural models. His works deal with the themes of tourism, globalization and urbanism and reflect the social changes and political problems caused by increasing globalization.
Peter Ackermann was a German painter and graphic artist. He became known for his alienation of architectural subjects. Ackermann was a representative of fantastic realism. The preferred subject of his work was classical Italian architecture, which he drew on site. He put together columns, portals and walls with machine parts, ruins and desolate parts of the city, which were piled up threateningly and thus alienated. In his etchings he showed references to the techniques of the old masters, his pictorial conception is compared with that of Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Canaletto.
Johann Adam Ackermann was a German landscape painter of the early 19th century. His best-known works are his winter landscapes and watercolours. Johann Ackermann was the brother of Georg Friedrich Ackermann, who also painted landscapes but with less success.
Benno Rafael Adam is a German animalist painter.
He began his fine art studies under the tutelage of his father, the balloonist painter Albrecht Adam. He masterfully depicted hunting dogs and horses, especially scenes of hunting wild animals. Benno Adam also illustrated several textbooks and manuals on livestock breeding.
Benno's son Emil Adam also became an artist.
Hans Peter Adamski is a German painter and graphic artist who lives and works in Berlin and Dresden.
He studied at the Dusseldorf Academy of Art and served as professor and dean of the Dresden University of Fine Arts. Adamski is one of the most important representatives of the Neue Wilden ("New Wilden") movement of the 1980s. In addition to painting, he works in drawing, sculpture, paper, fabric and plaster.
Taisia Kirillovna Afonina (Russian: Таисия Кирилловна Афонина) was a Soviet artist of the second half of the twentieth century. She is known as a painter, graphic artist, representative of the Leningrad school.
Taisia Afonina participated in exhibitions since 1940, creating portraits, landscapes, genre compositions, still lifes and etudes. At the beginning of her career she was interested in military subjects, and then delved into the genre of portraiture and lyrical landscape. Her style is characterized by tonal painting, the rendering of light and air environments and subtle coloristic combinations. In the 1980s she preferred the watercolor technique, painting flowers such as roses, daisies and tulips. Her works are in museums and private collections in Russia and other countries.
Yaacov Agam (Hebrew: יעקב אגם), originally named Yaacov Gibstein, is an Israeli artist known for his innovative use of optical and kinetic art, which incorporates movement, light and sound.
Yaacov Agam studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, before moving to Switzerland in 1949 to study with the artist and designer Johannes Itten at the Kunstgewerbe School in Zurich. He later studied with the artist Jean Arp in Paris.
Agam's work often includes geometric shapes and patterns that change depending on the perspective or movement of the viewer. He is best known for his "Agamographs," which are two-dimensional prints that appear to move and change when viewed from different angles.
Yaacov Agam's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel. He has also created several public art installations, including a large-scale mural at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
Abdul Ghani Ahmad is a contemporary Malaysian artist. He is known as a watercolorist working in the styles of realism and abstraction.
Abdul Ghani Ahmad creates landscape and rural landscapes as well as abstractions. His work is characterized by photographic precision and detail. Some of the artist's best known works include the Pristine Nature, Journey and Flora of Malaysia series. He has also produced a series of postcards with views of Malaysia.
Ahmad is a member of various art organizations including the Asian Watercolorists Confederation and the Malaysian Artists Union.
Vladimir Ivanovich Akulov (Russian: Владимир Иванович Акулов) is a Soviet and contemporary Belarusian artist. He is known as a painter, graphic artist and teacher, a representative of the second wave of Belarusian avant-garde.
Vladimir Akulov in his work has developed a unique style under the influence of expressionism, cubism, primitivism, fauvism. He is a master of portrait, landscape, still life, compositions with symbolic and allegorical subjects, illustrations of literary works. During his career the artist created several cycles of portraits, including those of famous people.
Abdul Qadir Al Rassam was an Iraqi painter of the first half of the twentieth century. He is known as a painter and graphic artist and is considered the founder of modern Iraqi painting.
Al Rassam, a military officer by training, studied drawing at the Military College in Istanbul. Returning to Iraq, he created landscapes, portraits and murals. His work is characterized by historical and ethnographic accuracy. The master, according to critics, contributed to the influence of the European academic school on the Iraqi art scene.
Craig Alan is an American artist whose work displays a technical sophistication as well as a rich imagination.
After moving with his family to New Orleans, Alan worked as a street artist in his youth, creating portraits. Through his exceptional talent and through his own research, he eventually developed an admirable understanding and sense of textures, compositions and colors. Today, Craig Alan represents a wide range of artistic styles, from book illustration to naturalistic oil painting and his Populus Art.
Yuri Albert is a contemporary Russian artist, art theorist and educator; a member of the Moscow conceptualist circle. He currently lives and works in Moscow and Cologne.
Yuri Albert's works are in the collections of major Russian and international institutions.
Cherubino Alberti, also called Borghegiano, was an Italian engraver and painter. He is most often remembered for the Roman frescoes completed with his brother Giovanni Alberti during the papacy of Clement VIII. He was most prolific as an engraver of copper plates.
Joachim Albrecht is a German painter, one of the brightest representatives of the concrete-constructive direction of the second half of the last century.
Albrecht studied at the Königsberg Art School. During the Second World War he served as a soldier and was a prisoner of war. In 1953 he made his first stencil prints, in 1957 he became a member of the Deutscher Künstlerbund. Influenced by Auguste Erben and Victor Vasarely, Albrecht developed his own style in the early 1960s.
Andreu Alfaro Hernández was a Spanish sculptor.
Alfaro learned the principles of geometry and applied his knowledge to create abstract works. His sculptures are usually full of nuances that play with the module, the series and light and color. He was also described as a minimalist artist, albeit with reservations.
Wobbe Alkema is a Dutch artist, graphic artist, architect, designer and sculptor. He is known for his abstract and geometric works, often combining elements of constructivism and De Stijl.
Alkema was trained as an architect and then turned to art, studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Groningen. In the 1920s he was involved with the artist collective De Ploeg, which was active in the northern Netherlands and promoted modernist art and culture.
Throughout his career, Alkema continued to explore the principles of abstraction and geometry in his work. His paintings often feature simple geometric shapes such as squares, circles and triangles arranged in complex compositions that suggest movement and depth. He was also interested in the interaction of colour, using bright, bold hues to create dynamic contrasts and harmony.
In addition to painting, Alkema created a number of sculptural works, including abstract reliefs and freestanding sculptures. He also designed furniture and other functional objects, applying his principles of abstraction and geometric form to everyday objects.
Alkema's work is held in the collections of several museums in the Netherlands, including the Groninger Museum and the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum. He is considered an important figure in the development of abstract art in the Netherlands, and his work continues to be admired for its innovative use of form and colour.
Cristofano Allori was an Italian painter of the late Florentine Mannerist school, painting mostly portraits and religious subjects. Allori received his first lessons in painting from his father, Alessandro Allori, but becoming dissatisfied with the hard anatomical drawing and cold coloring of the latter, he entered the studio of Gregorio Pagani. When still young he became a court portraitist for the Medicis, though many of his commissions were replicas of portraits by his predecessor Bronzino, or had participation by others.[citation needed. His pictures are distinguished by their close adherence to nature and the delicacy and technical perfection of their execution. His most famous work, in his own day and now, is Judith with the Head of Holofernes.
Julio Uruguay Alpuy was an Uruguayan painter, sculptor, and muralist. During his early career, Alpuy was a part of the Taller Torres-García (School of the South) and the constructive art movement. While his early works were greatly influenced by Torres-García's theories about what he called Constructive Universalism, Alpuy drew from a wide variety of cultures and myths to create works that broke the boundaries of the constructive grid. Additionally, his studies in Europe and Latin America helped develop an interest in Cubism and myths that influenced later works. Alpuy had a prolific career and his works are exhibited throughout the world.
Charles Henry Alston was a mid-twentieth-century American artist. He is known as a graphic and muralist painter as well as a sculptor, illustrator, and educator who lived and worked in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.
Charles Alston was an activist in the so-called "Harlem Renaissance." He became the first African-American director of the U.S. Federal Art Project. The artist created murals for Harlem Hospital as well as a number of cultural and administrative buildings in New York City. Alston is the author of a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. which was the first depiction of an African American to be displayed at the White House in Washington, DC.
Jakob Alt was an Austrian landscape painter, graphic artist and lithographer. He studied painting at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.
He travelled extensively through the Austrian Alps and the Danube regions, painting landscapes. For 5 years he lived and worked in Italy. During his travels the artist also collected an extensive herbarium, which is now preserved in the Provincial Museum of Lower Austria.
Gustav Adolf Amberger was a German painter and graphic artist. He lived in Rome for two years and learned the painting trade from Peter von Cornelius. One of his first works was the painting The Oceanides. Amberger worked as a designer in the ribbon factory founded by Philipp Trüdinger. Around 1870 he was the court painter to the Landgrave of Hesse. In Antwerp he was a pupil of Joseph van Lerius and made numerous copies, of which Les deux voies is the best known.
Samuel Amsler is a Swiss engraver. He studied his art under Johan Heinrich Lips and Karl Ernst Hess, at Munich, and from 1816 pursued it in Italy, and chiefly at Rome, till in 1829 he succeeded his former master Hess as professor of engraving in the Munich academy. The works he designed and engraved are remarkable for the grace of the figures, and for the wonderful skill with which he retains and expresses the characteristics of the original paintings and statues. He was a passionate admirer of Raphael, and had great success in reproducing his works.
Friedel Anderson is a German landscape, architectural and object painter.
Friedel Anderson's artistic work encompasses a wide range of techniques and motifs, from landscapes painted against nature, city and harbour views to portraits and still lifes. The landscapes initially focused on the Nordic region. Later, regular journeys through Europe (Italy, France, England) and Africa expanded the themes of his travel and landscape paintings. Anderson found further focal points of his work in shipping, the industrial working world, as well as in the cultural and natural spaces around harbours, rivers and industrial ruins. Interiors and still lifes are also among Anderson's important motifs.
Nikolay Andreyevich Andreyev (Russian: Николай Андреевич Андреев) was a Russian and Soviet sculptor and graphic artist, a theater artist, a member of the Association of the Wanderers. He is known as a portraitist and author of monuments to writers and revolutionary figures, as well as the founder of the "Leniniana": the artist created about 100 sculptural and 200 graphic images of Vladimir Lenin.
Nikolay Andreyev over the course of his career worked in different styles - both impressionism, symbolism, and realism. He also turned to neoclassical stylization and art nouveau, and adhered to academism when creating theatrical scenery.
Valery Vladimirovich Androsov (Russian: Валерий Владимирович Андросов) is a Soviet and contemporary Russian artist. He is known as a sculptor, architect, designer, painter, graphic artist and teacher.
Valery Androsov creates landscapes, still lifes and portraits, as well as fantasy works. He is also known as the author of a large collection of ex-libris that accurately convey the character and interests of book owners. At different periods he served as chief artist of the Mosstroiplastmass Combine and director of the Mytishchi Picture Gallery. He also created monuments to those who died in the Great Patriotic War and to the pilots of the Mytishchi Aero Club, showing his skill in various artistic directions.
Vladislav Leopoldovich Anisovich (Russian: Владислав Леопольдович Анисович) was a Soviet artist of the mid-twentieth century. He is known as a painter, graphic artist and teacher, a representative of the Leningrad school of painting.
Vladislav Anisovich participated in various exhibitions since 1935. His work included portraits, historical and genre compositions, as well as landscapes. Among the famous paintings of the artist are "The passage of K. Voroshilov's detachment from Lugansk to Tsaritsyn", "Assault on Perekop" and others. The master taught at the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.
His works are in various museums and private collections in many countries, including the State Russian Museum.
Albert Samuel Anker was a Swiss painter, gesture painter and graphic artist.
Albert studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and exhibited his work at the Paris Salons, where he was awarded a gold medal in 1866. Anker painted many realistic portraits and genre scenes of ordinary Swiss life. In many of them he depicted children, including his own. Thanks to his paintings, Albert Anker was the most popular genre painter of 19th century Switzerland. He also decorated more than 500 earthenware plates for the Alsatian ceramicist Theodor Deck.
Anker was a member of the Grand Council of the Canton of Bern, initiated the creation of the city museum, and held the rank of officer of the Legion of Honor.
Yury Pavlovich Annenkov (Russian: Юрий Павлович Анненков) was a famous Russian and French avant-garde artist of the XX century, graphic artist, painter, master of portrait genre and landscapes with elements of cubism. Yury Annenkov's work reflects great freedom and relaxedness of the master, full of improvisation and graceful plastic solutions. His paintings are made in a peculiar decorative-planar manner of pictorial abstraction with a combination of color spots and clear contours. His perceptive graphic drawings convey the essence or portrait similarity even with a minimum of lines and absence of separate parts.
Yury Annenkov was born in Tobolsk Province in the family of an exiled revolutionary. At the age of five he and his parents returned to St. Petersburg, which became his second homeland. His meeting with Ilya Repin, who was a frequent guest of his parents, was fateful for Annenkov: the famous artist contributed to the young man's desire to become an artist. One of the first Russian impressionists Jan Ciągliński, in whose studio the young artist studied, also played an important role in Annenkov's fate. Under his influence, Annenkov became fascinated by the new French painting and went to Paris to study. He returned to St. Petersburg as an admirer of the new style - a synthesis of Cubism and Realism.
After ten years of successful work in Russia, for political reasons Annenkov emigrated to France, where his career was just as successful: he worked in the film industry, was engaged in decorating and illustrating magazines and books. Yury Annenkov's works continue to delight true connoisseurs of art today.
Adam Antes was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He worked mainly as a sought-after portrait painter and also designed a single-wing aircraft.
Adam Antes was inspired by the styles of Auguste Rodin, Bernhard Hoetger and Wilhelm Lehmbruck. From time to time he turned to graphics. His work was part of the sculpture in the art competition at the 1932 Summer Olympics.
Evgenia Petrovna Antipova (Russian: Евгения Петровна Антипова) was a Soviet and Russian artist of the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. She is known as a painter, graphic artist, teacher, representative of the Leningrad school.
Evgenia Antipova worked in oil painting and watercolor techniques, creating landscapes, still lifes and genre compositions. She has participated in exhibitions since 1950, showing interest in depictions of flowering gardens, Crimean landscapes and still lifes. Her style includes conventional drawing, composition, and an interest in color and light and air. Antipova's works are in numerous museums and collections in different countries.
Fyodor Vasilievich Antonov (Russian: Фёдор Васильевич Антонов) was a Soviet and Russian artist of the twentieth century. He is known as a painter, graphic artist, textile artist, teacher, and professor.
Fyodor Antonov created landscapes, portraits and thematic compositions. In his genre works he immortalized the life and life of Soviet youth, as well as the formation of industry in the USSR. During the Great Patriotic War, the artist created portraits of heroes, as well as posters with a simple and direct pictorial form. Antonov's works are in various museum collections, including the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum and many private collections.
Richard Joseph Anuszkiewicz was an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor.
Anuszkiewicz was concerned with the optical changes that occur when different high-intensity colors are applied to the same geometric configurations. Most of his work comprises visual investigations of formal structural and color effects, many of them nested square forms similar to the work of his mentor Josef Albers.
Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet. He started painting at the age of fourteen and studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in the 1940s. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde movement CoBrA in 1948. He was also an avid sculptor and has had works featured in MoMA and other museums worldwide.
Anatoly Afanasyevich Arapov (Russian: Анатолий Афанасьевич Арапаов) was a Russian and Soviet artist of the first half of the twentieth century. He is known as a painter, graphic artist, theater and film artist.
Anatoly Arapov designed plays in the leading theaters in major cities of the Russian Empire, and then the USSR, and in 1920-1930 he worked at the film studios of Moscow and Leningrad, participating in the creation of the most popular films of those years. As a painter, Arapov made his way from Symbolism and Constructivism to Socialist Realism. Among the genres in which he worked are portrait, still life, landscape with views of ancient parks and ancient Russian architecture.
Nikolai Ivanovich Argunov (Russian: Николай Иванович Аргунов) was a Russian painter of the late 18th - the first third of the 19th centuries. He is known as a painter, graphic artist, miniaturist, representative of Russian classicism.
Nikolai Argunov is considered one of the greatest portrait painters of his time. His works are notable for their diversity, psychologism, objective approach to nature, devoid of classicist idealization and romantic heroization of the models.
The artist was a serf, was granted his freedom after the death of his master and became an academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. He was a member of a dynasty of artists, the beginning of which began with his father Ivan Argunov.
Avigdor Arikha (Hebrew: אביגדור אריכא) was a Romanian-born French–Israeli artist, printmaker and art historian.
Arikha painted directly from the subject in natural light only, using no preliminary drawing, finishing a painting, pastel, print, ink, or drawing in one session. His profound knowledge of art techniques and masterly draughtsmanship enabled him to abide by this principle of immediacy, partly inspired by Chinese brush painting.
Christian Arnold was a German painter and graphic artist. He is best known for his landscape paintings that often depicted the rural and coastal regions of northern Germany.
Arnold studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and later taught at the School of Arts and Crafts in Bremen. His work was heavily influenced by the German Expressionist movement, and he often used bold colors and thick brushstrokes to create a sense of emotional intensity in his paintings.
In addition to his landscapes, Arnold also produced numerous portraits, still lifes, and religious works. He worked in a variety of mediums, including oil paints, watercolors, and printmaking.
Arnold's work was exhibited widely during his lifetime, and he received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the arts. Today, his paintings are held in collections around the world, including the National Gallery in Berlin and the Kunsthalle Bremen.
Carl Johann Arnold was a German painter, draftsman, and graphic artist.
He was the son and pupil of the designer and wallpaper maker, landscape and portrait painter, lithographer, and decorator Carl Heinrich Arnold (1793-1874).
He first studied at the Academy in Kassel and then went to Berlin. Carl Johann Arnold painted pictures of animals, canvases on historical events, and numerous portraits. In particular, he created many portraits of the German Emperor Wilhelm II, for which he was apparently appointed royal Prussian court painter. Arnold also produced drawings, etchings, and lithographs that were published in the popular magazines of the time.
Gerd Arntz was a 20th-century German artist known for his skillful woodcut prints. A member of the Cologne Progressives—a group concerned not just with social and political issues, but also with the public’s ability to understand these concepts—Arntz sought to use his art as a method of delivering crucial information to the masses. Over the course of his life, he designed approximately 4,000 pictograms known as ISOTYPEs, or International System of Typographic Picture Education, a unique form of symbolized data from industries, politics, and economic phenomena intended for use by those who could not read.
Jean Arp, born Hans Peter Wilhelm Arp, was a German and French poet, painter, graphic artist and sculptor. one of the founders of the Dada movement in Zurich.
Arp used abstract forms in his work and experimented with different materials such as wood, metal and stone. He was also known for his poetic works, in which he applied a method of randomly selecting words, called the "clutter method". Arp believed that this method helped him express his thoughts more precisely and originally. Arp's influence on the arts is still significant today.
Helen Ashbee is a British artist, sculptor and jeweller. Daughter of renowned architect, designer and social reformer Charles Robert Ashbee.
Helen Ashbee was a textile designer and after the death of her husband, Italian painter Francesco Cristofanetti, she finds her real business in Paris - 'abstract sculpture' and related jewellery, for which she always did many preparatory drawings.
Yeranui Arshakovna Aslamazyan (Russian: Ерануи Аршаковна Асламазян) was a Soviet and Russian artist of the second half of the twentieth century of Armenian origin. She is known as a painter and graphic artist.
Yeranui Aslamazyan created portraits, landscapes, still lifes and genre paintings. She also experimented with theater design, prints and ceramics. An Orientalist artist, she was part of the Soviet artistic elite in Leningrad and Moscow. With the support of the Soviet Union authorities, she traveled the world, visiting many countries. Her works are in museums in London, Sofia, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Venice, Tokyo, and Delhi.
Aslan, real name Alain Gourdon, French artist, illustrator and sculptor. He is best known in France for his pin-up work. He studied at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Aslan was also the author of busts and statues of many famous people (actors, politicians, singers). His works are often characterised by grace, courage and ardour. Aslan masterfully conveys the beauty and emotional depth of the female body, playing with lines, shapes and light. His compositions often evoke mixed feelings: they are both elegant and provocative, evoking a dialogue between eroticism and art.
Aslan's work has a surreal element to it, lending an air of mystery and singularity to his work. He combines reality and fantasy with ease, creating a world full of unpredictable and mystical images.