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Nabil, Youssef

Youssef Nabil (born Cairo, 1972) observes his life as if he were in a cinema, watching and witnessing every minute of his own movie. He is fascinated by the idea that in cinematic stories the actors are playing a game in which nothing is real, and if they die in the film they don't actually die in real life.

Nadelman, Elie
A sculptor of abstract human figures, Elie Nadelman was one of the first Beaux-Arts* style trained sculptors to experiment with abstraction in figurative subjects. He applied aesthetic theories he learned in Europe to American subjects and popular culture.
Nakoneczny, Michael
Born in 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, Nakoneczny earned his MFA from the University of Cincinnati and his BFA from Cleveland State University. He shares his time in Evanston, Illinois and Fairbanks, Alaska. His work is represented by Zolla Lieberman Gallery in Chicago. Nakoneczny's etchings can be found at Davidson Galleries in Seattle.
Nara, Yoshitomo

Yoshitomo Nara (born 4 January 1959 in Hirosaki, Japan) is a Japanese artist. He currently lives and works in Tokyo, though his artwork has been exhibited worldwide. Nara received his B.F.A. (1985) and an M.F.A. (1987) from the Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music.

Nauman, Bruce

 

Bruce Nauman is an American artist born in 1941 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Bruce Nauman has been recognized since the early 1970s as one of the most innovative and provocative of America’s contemporary artists. Nauman finds inspiration in the activities, speech, and materials of everyday life.

Navarro, Ivan
1972 Born in Santiago, Chile 1995 BFA, PUC University of Chile, Santiago, Chile Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY S O L O E X H I B I T I O N S 2009 "DIE," Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York "Nowhere Man," Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris "Nowhere Man," Contemporary Art Center Towner, UK "Threshold," Chilean Pavilion, Arsenal, 53rd Venice Biennale 200
Neel, Alice
Text from aliceneel.com: Alice Neel was one of the great American painters of the twentieth century. She was also a pioneer among women artists. A painter of people, landscape and still life, Neel was never fashionable or in step with avant-garde movements.
Neiman, LeRoy

LeRoy Neiman (born June 8, 1921) is an American artist known for his brilliantly colored, semi-abstract paintings and screen prints of athletes and sporting events.

Neri, Manuel

Manuel Neri (born April 12, 1930) is an American sculptor, painter, and printmaker and a notable member of the "second generation" of the Bay Area Figurative Movement.

Neto, Ernesto

Ernesto Saboia de Albuquerque Neto (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1964– ) is a contemporary visual artist.

Nevelson, Louise

Louise Berliawsky Nevelson (born Leah Berliawsky; September 23, 1899 – April 17, 1988) was an American artist Nevelson is known for her abstract expressionist “crates” grouped together to form a new creation.

Newman, Barnett

Barnett Newman (January 29, 1905 – July 4, 1970) was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters.

Newton, Helmut

 

 

Nguyen, Thu
I was born in Saigon, Vietnam. Being very shy, I spent much of my childhood upstairs making quilts, doll clothes, and painting, instead of playing with other children. My painting won Best of Show prize at a 1974 children's exhibition in Saigon sponsored by UNICEF. In 1975, my family was split up.
Nicholas, Thomas
TM Nicholas was born in Rockport in 1963. His father, Thomas Nicholas, is a National Academician.

Benjamin Lauder "Ben" Nicholson, OM (10 April 1894 – 6 February 1982) was an English abstract painter.

Noguchi, Isamu

Isamu Noguchi (November 17, 1904 – December 30, 1988) was a prominent Japanese American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward.

Noland, Kenneth
A veteran of World War II Noland took advantage of the G.I. Bill to study art at Black Mountain College in his home state of North Carolina.
Nolde, Emil

Jan Norsetter is a Wisconsin-based artist. Her art degrees (BS, MA, MFA) are from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in printmaking. Since graduating she has concentrated on oil painting, particularly Plein air, landscapes, still life and rosemaling.
Noskowiak, Sonya

Sonya Noskowiak (25 November 1900 - 28 April 1975) was an American photographer and member of the famous San Francisco photography collective Group f/64 that included Ansel Adams and Edward Weston.

Novak, Lydia
Lydia H. Darvas Artist's Statement As an American painter of fine art in the Contemporary Modernist and Abstract Expressionist Style, I incorporate into this style the portraits and caricatures of legendary and/or famous American personalities who have significantly contributed to American history and culture.
Novoa, Glexis

Glexis Novoa renders cityscapes and their instruments of conflict like peering into a curio cabinet and coming face-to-horizon with societal apocalypse in miniature. His graphite drawings on marble are almost voyeuristic in their detail. 

Novoa, Gustavo

Gustavo Novoa was born in 1941 into a family of lawyers in Santiago, Chile. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts followed by a year of law school, only to learn that a career behind a desk was not going to satisfy his quest in life.

Nucara, Renzo

Born on 1955 in Crema - Italy, Renzo Nucara is a member of Cracking Art Group.

The Cracking Art Movement began on 1993. The artists involved in this movement are advocates of a new philosophy which uses materials whose most creative means of expression is through petroleum/plastics.