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LaBruce, Bruce

Bruce LaBruce (born January 3, 1964) is a Canadian writer, filmmaker, and photographer based in Toronto, Canada.

LaChapelle, David

David LaChapelle (born March 11, 1963 in Fairfield, Connecticut) is a photographer and video/commercial/film director who works in the fields of fashion, advertising, and fine art photography, and is noted for his surreal, unique and often humorous style.

Ladocha, Jiri

Tracing his artistic roots back to central European philosophy and aesthetics, Jiri Ladocha (born 1942) focussed in the 1970s on painting and printmaking, showing abstract expressionist works that combined the warm rich colours of Prague with symbols such as roses, vines, circles, and repeated faces.

Laemmle, Cheryl
Contemporary surrealist painter of figures, animals and imaginary landscapes Cheryl Laemmle, born in Minneapolis in 1947, has received a variety of awards. They include, in 1980, a Creative Artists Public Service grant; in 1984, the Vera G. List award; and, in 1985, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Lafontaine, Élise
Lagemann, Rainer
Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Rainer Lagemann has lived in San Francisco Bay Area since 1988. Today Rainer Lagemann resides in Miami, if he is not travelling to Europe or Asia. Where ever he is, he creates modern metal sculptures from small steel squares.
Lalanne, François-Xavier & Claude

Les Lalanne are an artist duo comprising married couple François-Xavier Lalanne (1927–2008) and Claude Lalanne (b. 1924).

Les Lalanne were known to co-create on projects rather than collaborate. While Francois-Xavier favored sculpting animal themes, Claude preferred vegetation.

Lalique, Rene
René Jules Lalique (6 April 1860, Ay, Marne – 5 May 1945, Paris) was a French glass designer known for his creations of perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, chandeliers, clocks and automobile hood ornaments. He was born in the French village of Ay on 6 April 1860 and died 5 May 1945.
Lam, Wifredo
Wifredo Lam (1902-1982) was born in Sagua La Grande, Cuba to a Chinese father and a mother of African and Spanish ancestry. He is known for asserting his heritage through his art by merging Afro-Cuban influences with the aesthetics of Surrealism and the School of Paris.
Lamm, Leonid
Born in the Soviet Union, he became a New York resident who fled his homeland. In the 1950s in Russia, he did constructivist style art which could have landed him in jail. His work from the 1960s and 70s has elements of surrealism and derangement. In 1973, he was thrown in jail for applying for an exit visa.
Lamsfuss, Ulrich
The paintings of Ulrich Lamsfuss reproduce images found in a wide variety of media, from National Geographic, travel and fashion magazines to cinema and art history. He painstakingly duplicates each image, working his way across a feint pencil grid with the numbing precision of a computer plotter, square by square, top left to bottom right.
Lang, Cay

Cay Lang, artist and founder of the Taking the Leap program, has been making and exhibiting her photographs internationally for over twenty years.

Lanskoy, Andre

André Lanskoy (March 31, 1902 - 1976) under the name of Andrei Michailovich Lanskoy, son of Count Lanskoy. In 1919 the artist fled the Russian revolution, going to Kiev. After a sojourn in the Crimea, André Lanskoy reached Paris in 1921, where he stayed for the rest of his life.

LaReine American Figurative Sculptor Born: 1958
Lassaw, Ibram

Ibram Lassaw (1913–2003) was an American sculptor, known for nonobjective construction in brazed metals.

Lassen, Christian Riese

Claude Laurent http://claudelaurent.com Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 4.25.54 (American mother, French father) Raised in Paris, France for 35 years. Studies 1972-74: Preparation school for Beaux-Arts (Pari s ) 1974-79: Beaux-Arts School (Painting section) Graduate Cum Laude 1979-81: University, Paris, St.
Claude Laurent http://claudelaurent.com Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 4.25.54 (American mother, French father) Raised in Paris, France for 35 years. Studies 1972-74: Preparation school for Beaux-Arts (Pari s ) 1974-79: Beaux-Arts School (Painting section) Graduate Cum Laude 1979-81: University, Paris, St.
Claude Laurent http://claudelaurent.com Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 4.25.54 (American mother, French father) Raised in Paris, France for 35 years. Studies 1972-74: Preparation school for Beaux-Arts (Pari s ) 1974-79: Beaux-Arts School (Painting section) Graduate Cum Laude 1979-81: University, Paris, St.
Claude Laurent http://claudelaurent.com Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 4.25.54 (American mother, French father) Raised in Paris, France for 35 years. Studies 1972-74: Preparation school for Beaux-Arts (Pari s ) 1974-79: Beaux-Arts School (Painting section) Graduate Cum Laude 1979-81: University, Paris, St.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 4.25.54 (American mother, French father) Raised in Paris, France for 35 years. Studies: 1972-74: Preparation school for Beaux-Arts (Pari s ) 1974-79: Beaux-Arts School (Painting section) Graduate Cum Laude 1979-81: University, Paris, St.
Le Brocquy, Louis
Described as "a towering figure in the history of Irish painting", Louis Le Brocquy, born 1916, has had a 70 year career as an artist. Marking his 90th birthday in 2006, eleven one-person exhibitions of his work were organized in Ireland and abroad.

Lê Phổ (2 August 1907 - 12 December 2001) was a Vietnamese painter.

In 1932, he earned a scholarship to study at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Upon returning to Vietnam he taught at the École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de l'Indochine in Hanoi.

Lea, Tom
Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, Tom Lea was a painter, illustrator, muralist, teacher, writer and commercial artist. Many of his paintings depicted scenes from Texas, although his career ranged beyond his home state. During his youth, he spent many summers working on ranches in both Texas and New Mexico.
LeBatard, David
David LeBatard (also known by the nickname LEBO) is a Cuban-American graphic and fine artist based in Miami, Florida, best known for murals, live painting, and sculpture.
Lebe, David

David Lebe enrolled at the Philadelphia College of Art in 1966 and attended classes led by Ray K. Metzker and Barbara Blondeau, artistic descendants of the Bauhaus movement, whom he considers mentors.  He also taught photography at the school for fourteen years.  

Léger, Fernand




Lei, Li

Li Lei (Born 1965) is a contemporary Chinese artist born in Shanghai.

Leiderman, Yuri

Yuri Leiderman (born in 1963 in Odessa) works in Moscow, where he held his first exhibition in 1983. In 1987 together with Sergei Anufriev and Pavel Pepperstein, he founded the "Medical Hermeneutics" group, which he left in 1990 and has been working independently ever since.

Leigh, David
David Leigh was born in Fort Worth, Texas. After receiving a BA in Art History from Arizona State University, he attended the University of New Mexico, where he received a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing.
Levesque, Julie
Julie Levesque creates sculptures and installations that have a strong narrative focus. Her work is concerned with ideas about relationships, motion, and transformations. Working with images of fences, houses, furniture and household items, the stark white objects have a powerful effect.
Levine, Joshua

Boston, MA 
BIRTH YEAR:    1972 
LIVES IN:    North Hollywood  
WORKS IN:    North Hollywood 

Levine, Jack
Born and raised in the south end of Boston, Jack Levine created social satirical pieces exposing the foibles and venals sins of mobsters and politicians, underworld characters whose actions are obviously insincere.
Levitt, Nina
For the past twenty years Nina Levitt have been working in photography, installation and video. Her practice examines the representation of women in popular culture and often relies on the recovery and manipulation of existing images.
Levitt, Helen
Levitt grew up in Brooklyn. Dropping out of high school, she taught herself photography while working for a commercial photographer. While teaching some classes in art to children in 1937, Levitt became intrigued with the transitory chalk drawings that were part of the New York children's street culture of the time.
Levy, Alexander
Alexander O. Levy (American, 1881-1947) Western New York artist, painter, illustrator, printmaker and book designer. At age three, he was brought to Cincinnati, Ohio, and he later moved to Buffalo, New York, where he was an illustrator, commercial artist, and painter.
Lewis, Emerson
Harry Emerson Lewis was born in Hutchinson, Kansas on February 28, 1892. He studied art early in life with his father Edward Henry Lewis (known as Edel in art circles). The younger Lewis attended high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan and furthered his art training at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1912-13.
LeWitt, Sol


Li, Songsong

Li Songsong (born 1973) is a painter working in Beijing. Li was born in Beijing. His paintings recreate public resource images of modern Chinese history, such as the National People's Congress. Li works on large scale canvases with oil paint.

Li, Keran

Li Keran, Wade-Giles romanization Li K’o-jan, original name Li Yongshun, alias Sanqi (born March 26, 1907, Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China—died December 5, 1989, Beijing), painter and art educator who was a prominent figure in 20th-century Chinese art.

Li, Yiqi
Not much available other than the gallery link. http://www.qiqigallery.com/thumbnails.php
Libeskind, Daniel

Daniel Libeskind, (born May 12, 1946 in Lodz, Poland) is an American architect, artist, and set designer of Polish-Jewish descent.

Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was a prominent American pop artist. His work was heavily influenced by both popular advertising and the comic book style. He himself described pop art as, "not 'American' painting but actually industrial painting".

Liden, Hanna
Hanna Liden (Born 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden. Lives and works in New York). The artist graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2002 with a BFA in Photography. Liden grew up in the surburbs in Sweden and moved into her own flat in an age of 17.

Max Liebermann (20 July 1847 – 8 February 1935) was a German-Jewish painter and printmaker, and one of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany.

Liggins, Anthony
Anthony Liggins is an Atlanta-Miami based artist with global reach who is looking to expand his concept.
Ligon, Glenn

Glenn Ligon is a Bronx-born conceptual artist whose work explores race, language, desire, and identity. He engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life.

Limbach, Fred
Fred Limbach was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, a graphic arts industrial center. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology at the height of the Pop Art cultural movement in the 1960's. An artist and designer, he switched from painting to photography in 1997 to more quickly express his viewpoint on the human form.
Lin, Maya

Maya Ying Lin (born October 5, 1959) is an American artist and architect who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art. Her best-known work is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Lindner, Richard
Born in 1901 at Hamburg, Germany, Richard Lindner became a fine-art painter of hard-edge abstract figures, a fashion illustrator and art educator. His signature figural works reflect his perception of the unfulfillment of pop culture and are shown in surreal settings with garish bright colors, flat forms and faces with severe expressions.
Lipchitz, Jacques

Lissitzky, Lazar (El)

List, Herbert

Herbert List (October 7, 1903–April 4, 1975)

Liu, Hung

Hung Liu (born 1948) in Changchun, China is a Chinese-American contemporary artist.

Llinas, Guido
The history of twentieth century Cuban art has been dominated by research and criticism of three phases: modernism (Wifredo Lam, Amelia Pelaez and their contemporaries), the Generation of the 1980s and contemporary artistic projects. Those interested in developments in Cuban art are inevitably gratified by such critical attention.
Lo, Domen
Domen Lo, young slovenian digital creator and artist, produces most of his artworks in only two dimensions. Putting aside some exceptions his computer screen represents his canvas and his tablet represents his brush.
Lo Calzo, Nicola
Nicola Lo Calzo est un photographe italien, né à Turin en 1979. Après une formation en architecture, il obtient un master en Arts visuels à l’Université de Turin, ville dans laquelle il débute sa carrière de photographe.
Lobdell, Frank
Frank Lobdell's (born 1921, Kansas City, MO) diverse body of work is linked by its shared sense of humanity. In the 1940s, he was among the pioneers of the San Francisco Bay Area school of abstract expressionism.
Lockwood, John Ward

John Ward Lockwood, artist and founder of the art department at the University of Texas at Austin, was born in Atchison, Kansas, on September 22, 1894, the eldest son of Charles Alonzo and Cora Jane (Thomas) Lockwood.

Loewy, Raymond
Raymond Fernand Loewy (5 November 1893 – 14 July 1986) was one of the best known industrial designers of the 20th century. Born in France, he spent most of his professional career in the United States where he influenced countless aspects of North American culture.
Loir, Luigi
Luigi Loir was born December 22, 1845 in Goritz, Austria, and he died February 9, 1916 in Paris.
Longo, Robert
Where United States culture, media, greed, and violence meet, one finds the work of Robert Longo. Longo's ground breaking series, Men In The Cities, draws its strength and inspiration from Longo's fascination with the works of many artists in many media, but particularly from Hollywood's stylization of violence.
Lorenz, Lisa

Lisa (Lariviere), Lorenz was born in Montreal, Canada and has been drawing and painting exuberantly since childhood and her talent expands over many years. After living overseas for 13 years, she has recently moved back to her native Canada and now lives in Ottawa.

Louis, Morris

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Louisell, Robyn
Gallery is www.artid.com/wanderingsoul for full blog and bio. Artist is very particular about who she shares her picture with.
Lu, Jun
Lu Jun was born in Hubei province in 1962 and graduated from Wuhan University of Technology in 1983.
Lucas, Sarah

Sarah Lucas (born 1962) is an English artist. She is part of the generation of Young British Artists who emerged during the 1990s. Her works frequently employ visual puns and bawdy humour, and include photography, collage and found objects.

Lucioni, Luigi

Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988). Born in Malnate, Italy, in 1900, Luigi Lucioni became one of America's well-known landscape painters, whose work has been noted for its heightened realism and photographic attention to detail.

Ludwig, William
Bill Ludwig attended art school in the early 60’s when a formal, academic education was strongly emphasized. At the Hartford Art School, he studied under Wolfgang Behl, Rudolph Zallinger, Clifford Jones and Paul Zimmerman and graduated cum laude in 1966 with a BFA.
Lumis, Harriet
Born in Salem, Connecticut, Harriet Lumis used the palette and technique of French Impressionist artists and was a founding member of the Academic Artists Association, a group opposed to abstract art. She married architect Fred Lumis and then in 1893, began art studies in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Lundberg, Helen
A seminal figure in the art history of Los Angeles, Helen Lundeberg co-founded with her husband, Lorser Feitelson, an art movement called New Classicism, also known as Post Surrealism.