Virgo Artists & Painters

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Jacques-Louis David
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Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29, 1825

Jacques-Louis David was a French painter. Widely regarded as the greatest painter of the Neoclassical era, David's works had a strong influence in France in the early-19th century. His works are often linked to the birth of Romanticism. Many of his pupils, such as Antoine-Jean Gros and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, went on to become successful and popular painters.

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Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)

Jack Kirby
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Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
Jacob Kurtzberg, or Jack Kirby, initially published comics under various other pseudonyms, such as "Jack Curtiss" and "Curt Davis." He worked with Marvel, where he co-created characters such as The Fantastic Four and the X-Men, along with Stan Lee. He then joined DC, where he created the Fourth World Saga

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
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Birthdate: August 29, 1780
Birthplace: Montauban, France
Died: January 14, 1867
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Lauren Lapkus
(Actress)

Lauren Lapkus
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Birthdate: September 6, 1985
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Margaret Keane
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Birthdate: September 15, 1927
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee

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Ai Weiwei
(Artistic Consultant for Design of the Beijing National Stadium)

Ai Weiwei
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Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Named Art Review’s most powerful artist in 2011, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of resilience against the authoritarian Chinese government. Jailed and banned from leaving the country once, he is known for using various media, such as sculpture, photos, and documentaries, to reflect Chinese human-rights abuses.

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Jwan Yosef
(Painter, Artist)

Jwan Yosef
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Birthdate: September 6, 1984
Birthplace: Syria

Jwan Yosef is a Swedish artist and painter who specializes in plastic arts. Over the course of his career, Yosef has participated in a number of group exhibitions and art fairs. He is also credited with founding The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in North London.

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Swizz Beatz
(Record producer, Entrepreneur, Painter, Rapper, Singer, Businessperson, Songwriter)

Swizz Beatz
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Birthdate: September 13, 1978
Birthplace: New York City
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Dale Chihuly
(Glass Artist)

Dale Chihuly
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Birthdate: September 20, 1941
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States

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Jean Arp
(German-French-Sculptor Best Known for His Biomorphic Sculptures)

Jean Arp
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Birthdate: September 16, 1886
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 7, 1966

Jean Arp was born in Strasbourg, to a German father and a French mother. After studying art in Paris and Switzerland, he co-created The Modern Alliance and participated in the Dada and Abstraction-Création movements. An avant-garde painter and sculptor, he also experimented with media such as embroidery.

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Carmine Giovinazzo
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Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Birthplace: Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA

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Justine Frischmann
(Was the Lead Singer of the Britpop band 'Elastica' and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Suede')

Justine Frischmann
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Birthdate: September 16, 1969
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England

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Graham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)

Graham Sutherland
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Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980

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Grandma Moses
(Painter, Illustrator)

Grandma Moses
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Birthdate: September 7, 1860
Birthplace: New York
Died: December 13, 1961

Anna Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, revolutionized American folk art with her iconic depictions of American rural life. After spending 15 years of her life working as a housekeeper, she deviated toward embroidery. A bout of arthritis made her switch to painting in her late 70s.

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Caspar David Friedrich
(Romantic landscape painter)

Caspar David Friedrich
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Birthdate: September 5, 1774
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany
Died: May 7, 1840

Caspar David Friedrich was a German painter best remembered for painting mid-period allegorical landscapes. Widely regarded as the most important German painter of his era, Friedrich is celebrated as an important figure of the German Romantic movement. His works have influenced several painters, including Johan Christian Dahl, Arnold Böcklin, and Christiane Pooley.

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George Maharis
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Birthdate: September 1, 1928
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
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Jacob Lawrence
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Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 9, 2000

A master of what he called dynamic cubism, 20th-century American painter Jacob Lawrence experimented with a variety of media, such as tempera, cardboard, and paper.  His narrative painting consisted of scenes from Black history. The Migration of the American Negro remains one of his best creations.

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M. F. Husain
(Painter)

M. F. Husain
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Birthdate: September 17, 1915
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 9, 2011

M. F. Husain was an Indian artist and filmmaker best remembered for his association with Indian modernism during the 1940s. A founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group, Husain was one of the 20th century's most renowned Indian artists. In 1991, M. F. Husain was honored with India's second-highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.

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Edward Burne-Jones
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Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: June 17, 1898

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Ariana Richards
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Birthdate: September 11, 1979
Birthplace: Healdsburg, California, USA
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Sol Lewitt
(Artist)

Sol Lewitt
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Birthdate: September 9, 1928
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 8, 2007

Sol Lewitt was an American artist best remembered for his association with various movements, including minimalism and conceptual art. LeWitt was also prolific in drawing, printmaking, installation, photography, and painting. Since 1965, Lewitt has been the subject of several solo exhibitions in galleries and museums around the world. His life inspired a biography titled Sol LeWitt: A Life of Ideas.

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Jim Meskimen
(Stand-up comedian, Actor, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Dub actor, Comedian, Film actor, Television actor)

Jim Meskimen
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Birthdate: September 10, 1959
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Robert Indiana
(Costume designer, Painter, Sculptor, Postage stamp designer)

Robert Indiana
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Birthdate: September 13, 1928
Birthplace: New Castle

Robert Indiana was an American artist best remembered for his association with the pop art movement. He is credited with creating the popular Love sculpture. The sculpture, which is situated at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), was the basis for the 1973 US Postal Service LOVE stamp. Indiana's works are preserved in numerous museums, including the McNay Art Museum.  

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Arthur Rackham
(Former Illustrator best-known works include the illustrations for Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm)

Arthur Rackham
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Birthdate: September 19, 1867
Birthplace: Vauxhall, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 6, 1939

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Maurizio Cattelan
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Birthdate: September 21, 1960
Birthplace: Padua, Italy

Maurizio Cattelan is an Italian artist best known for his hyperrealistic sculptures and installations. He has a satirical approach to art and is often considered a joker or prankster of the art world. His works have been exhibited internationally in museums. One of his best-known works is America, a fully functional toilet made of solid gold. 

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Joseph Wright of Derby
(Painter, Artist)

Joseph Wright of Derby
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Birthdate: September 3, 1734
Birthplace: Derby
Died: August 29, 1797
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Domee Shi
(Director, StoryBoard Artist)

Domee Shi
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Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Birthplace: Chongqing, China

Born in China, Domee Shi moved to Canada with her parents at age 2. Inspired by her painter father and, later, by her interest in anime, she made animation her career. Now a well-known storyboard artist and director for Pixar, she is known for projects such as the Academy Award-winning short Bao.

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Michael Craig-Martin
(Sculptor, Painter, University teacher)

Michael Craig-Martin
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Birthdate: August 28, 1941
Birthplace: Dublin
Irish-born conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin has created everything from sculptures and paintings to neon artwork and wall drawings. His best-known work was An Oak Tree, which consisted of a glass of water and piece of text. A fine art professor, he is also a mentor to the Young British Artists.

Dorothea Margaret Tanning
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Birthdate: August 25, 1910
Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois, U.S.
Died: January 31, 2012

Remembered for her surrealist paintings, sculptor and painter Dorothea Margaret Tanning seemed to have recreated her visions and dreams through her art. Most of her works showcase unreal situations, with motifs such as gigantic flowers and doors. Her iconic installation Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202 showcases her sculpting skills.

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John Atkinson Grimshaw
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Birthdate: September 6, 1836
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: October 13, 1893

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Peter Scott
(Ornithologist)

Peter Scott
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Birthdate: September 14, 1909
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 29, 1989

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Tasha Tudor
(Illustrator)

Tasha Tudor
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Birthdate: August 28, 1915
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2008

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Ettore Sottsass
(Design the first Italian mainframe computer, the Elea 9003, which won the 1959 Compasso d'Oro)

Ettore Sottsass
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Birthdate: September 14, 1917
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria
Died: December 31, 2007

Born in Austria, Ettore Sottsass later moved to Italy, where his architect father was posted. He had been part of the Italian army during World War II. Initially part of the Memphis Group, he later formed his own architectural consultancy, Sottsass Associati. His works later became symbolic of pop culture.

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Brassaï
(Photographer)

Brassaï
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Birthdate: September 9, 1899
Birthplace: Brașov, Romania
Died: July 8, 1984

Gyula Halász, or Brassaï, derived his pseudonym from the city of his birth, Brassó, then in Hungary. Later, he moved to Paris, where he began his career as a photographer. He published his works in volumes such as Paris de nuit. He was also a sculptor and a poet.

Isabelle Collin Dufresne
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Birthdate: September 6, 1935
Birthplace: La Tronche, France
Died: June 14, 2014

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Edmund Leighton
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Birthdate: September 21, 1852
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1, 1922

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H. A. Rey
(Illustrator)

H. A. Rey
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Birthdate: September 16, 1898
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: August 26, 1977

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Carl Andre
(Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Writer, Poet)

Carl Andre
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Birthdate: September 16, 1935
Birthplace: Quincy

Carl Andre is an American artist best known for his association with Minimalism. Renowned for his grid format and ordered linear sculptures, Andre has exhibited his work in several museums and sculpture gardens, including the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands.

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Cécilia Rodhe
(Sculptor, Model)

Cécilia Rodhe
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Birthdate: September 1, 1961
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Cécilia Rodhe is a Swedish sculptor and former model who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She achieved popularity in 1978 when she won the Miss Sweden pageant. She went on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant the same year where she finished fifth.

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Theo van Doesburg
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Birthdate: August 30, 1883
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: March 7, 1931

One of the pioneering figures of the Dutch art movement De Stijl, or The Style, Theo van Doesburg stressed on the importance of simplified and geometric visual arts. The son of a photographer, he grew up to create scores of abstract paintings and designed aesthetic room décor and furniture, too.

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Oskar Schlemmer
(Artist and Choreographer Known for His Association with the 'Bauhaus School' & His Ballet 'Triadisches Ballett')

Oskar Schlemmer
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Birthdate: September 4, 1888
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: April 13, 1943

German painter and sculptor Oskar Schlemmer had gained fame both for his paintings and for his choreographed avant-garde ballet productions such as Triadisches Ballett. He was a major influence behind bringing modern art exhibitions to the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Art. He had also served in World War I.

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Suman Pokhrel
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Birthdate: September 21, 1967
Birthplace: Mills Area, Biratnagar, Nepal

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Charles Dana Gibson
(Illustrator)

Charles Dana Gibson
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Birthdate: September 14, 1867
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 23, 1944

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Romare Bearden
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Birthdate: September 2, 1911
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: March 12, 1988

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Isaac Levitan
(One of the Best Classical Russian Landscape Painters of the 19th Century )

Isaac Levitan
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Birthdate: August 30, 1860
Birthplace: Kibartay, Lithuania
Died: August 4, 1900

Isaac Levitan was a Russian landscape painter remembered for his work that popularized the mood landscape genre. One of the most important landscape painters of his generation, Levitan was elected to the Russian Academy of Arts in 1897. The following year, Levitan was chosen as the head of the Landscape Studio at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.

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David Wojnarowicz
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Birthdate: September 14, 1954
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 22, 1992

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Craig Nicholls
(Singer, Composer, Painter, Guitarist, Songwriter)

Craig Nicholls
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Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Birthplace: Sydney

Best known as lead singer and solo continues member of the Australian alternative rock band The Vines, Craig Nicholls developed an early interest in music. He opened his band, then called Rishikesh, in 1994. Later he changed the name to Vines and as it started playing gigs he began writing songs for it, also painting covers for several of its album.

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Rufino Tamayo
(Painter)

Rufino Tamayo
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Birthdate: August 25, 1899
Birthplace: Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico
Died: June 24, 1991

Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo, an icon of modernism, is remembered for combining Mexican folk themes and European concepts such as Surrealism and Cubism in his works. Known for his notable paintings such as Children Playing with Fire, Tamayo was from a Zapotec family and the son of a shoemaker.

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Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
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Birthdate: September 22, 1875
Birthplace: Senoji Varėna, Lithuania
Died: April 10, 1911

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis was a Lithuanian composer, painter, and writer. Widely regarded as a pioneer of abstract art in Europe, Čiurlionis contributed immensely to art nouveau and symbolism. Today, many of his paintings are preserved at the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum in Lithuania. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis also had a major influence on modern Lithuanian culture.

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Giuliano Gemma
(Actor best known internationally for his work in Spaghetti Westerns, particularly for his performances as the title character in Duccio Tessari's A Pistol for Ringo (1965))

Giuliano Gemma
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Birthdate: September 2, 1938
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 1, 2013

Giuliano Gemma was an Italian actor best remembered for his performances in Spaghetti Westerns. Giuliano Gemma achieved international recognition for his portrayal of the title role in Duccio Tessari's A Pistol for Ringo. The success of the movie earned him title roles in subsequent Spaghetti Westerns, such as The Return of Ringo and Michele Lupo's Arizona Colt.