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Saarinen, Eliel

Eliel Saarinen (August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer of the 20th century famous for varying his style according to the demands of the project: simple, sweeping, arching structural curves or machine-like rationalism. The 50-year career of Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950) can be d

Saccaro, John

John Saccaro (September 2, 1913-1981) was an American abstract expressionist whose successful artistic career was centered on his unrelenting desire to capture some kind of energy within his art.

Saeki, Toshio
Toshio Saeki (佐伯俊男) is a Japanese artist and mangaka born in 1945 famous for his paintings and drawing focusing on erotica, violence, and perversion. He has published numerous book and had gallery shows around the world.
Safarzadeh, Manouchehr
After finishing the school of art in 1962 Manouchehr Safarzadeh entered to the University of Art. There he had an argument with the principle and then was expelled. Afterward he decided to do his military service. His first exhibition was in Gilgamesh Gallery (The first modern art gallery in Iran), where Mr. Pilaram, Mr. Golpayegani and Mr.

Saldana, Luis
Sammons, Carl
Carl Sammons was one of the noted early California Impressionists. He was a long-time resident of the San Francisco Bay Area and a prolific Plein Air artist. Sammons is known best for his California representational landscapes and coastal scenes. While much of his work was done in California, he traveled and painted throughout the West.
Sanchez, Tomas

Tomas Sanchez (Cuban, born 1948)

Sanders, Chris
Sanders joined Walt Disney Feature Animation in 1987 as the first person hired into Feature Animation’s newly formed visual development department. His first project at Disney was The Rescuers Down Under, where he started as part of the visual development team before making the transition to the story department.
Sanford, Glenn
Glenn Sanford - pointillism/pen & ink Born February 1, 1952 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Glenn has been involved in art in one capacity or another since beginning to study with Virginia Odom in 1967. He studied Fine Arts at the University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University.
The Cat Street Gallery is proud to present the first solo show in Hong Kong for the acclaimed Korean-American artist, Koh Sang Woo. Sang Woo creates vivid images of human figures with an approach that adopts painting, performance, documentation and traditional photographic techniques.
Sanges, Marco
Marco Sanges is an imaginative and innovative photographer who has exhibited worldwide. He first experienced the process of developing and printing black and white photography at his uncle’s photographic lab. Dazzled by fashion, he went on to become a photographer for Vogue Italia before moving to London, where he now lives.
Sanner, Erik
Erik Sanner's installations, though compact in size, are complex. In them, the artist introduces chaotic and seemingly random imagery-tweaking that imagery until it coalesces into an overall experience for the viewer that is contemplative, near poetic, and, of course, highly personal.
Sansour, Larissa
Born in Jerusalem, Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilises video art, photography, experimental documentary, the book form and the internet. Sansour borrows heavily from the language of film and pop culture.
Santiago, Alejandro
Alejandro Santiago was born in 1964 in Teococuilco de Marcos Pérez, Oaxaca, a small town in the northern highlands Zapotec.
Santos, Cesar

Born in Cuba in 1982, Cesar Santos immigrated to the United States in 1995 where he began to develop his artistic interests.

Santos, Rute
Born in Setubal, Portugal in 1977. Starts to paint in 2001 after her Art Education Studies. EDUCATION National Society of Fine Arts (Lisbon, Portugal) & IADE- Institute Visual Arts, Design and Marketing (Lisbon, Portugal) Painting and Drawing EXHIBITIONS - SELECTION • “Graffi” – International Group Exhibition - Studio Iroko ( Art Gall
Saraceno, Tomas
Tomás Saraceno pushes the conventions of art and architecture and their capacities to invoke inventive solutions to complex questions about how we inhabit and coexist in the world.
Sardar, Abhijit

1st class degree of bachelor of visual art in 'Indian style of painting' from government college arts &crafts,Calcutta,india.

Sargent, John Singer

John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was an American painter, and a leading portrait painter of his era.

Sarkisian, Peter

Peter Sarkisian (born 1965) is an American video and multimedia artist who lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Sarpaneva, Timo

Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) was an influential Finnish designer, sculptor, and educator best known in the art world for innovative work in glass, which often merged attributes of display art objects with utilitarian designations.

Sarrantonio, Thomas
Thomas Sarrantonio is an accomplished plein air painter. He combines impressionistic brushwork with a natural sense of colour to create paintings which communicate the essence of a time and place. He is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner grant, and a residency at Chateau Balleroy in Normandy, France. Mr.
Saudek, Jan

Jan Saudek (b. 13 May 1935, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech art photographer.

Saul, Peter
Peter Saul, a painter, was born in San Francisco in 1934.
Savadov, Arsen
Arsen Savadov is an Ukrainian artist was born in Kiev, Ukraine. He graduated from from Kyiv Art Institute, Kiev in 1986. He now lives and works in Kiev and New York. Selected personal exhibitions 2007 Paintings. Daniyal Mahmood Gallery. New York 2005 Love Story. Galerie Orel Art Presenta, Paris 2003 Donbass-Chocolate.
Scarlett, Rolph
Rolph Scarlett was a painter of geometric abstraction during the American avant-garde movement of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1889, he left Canada at the age of 18 to go to New York City and returned to Canada during the years of World War I. However, by 1924 he had established New York City as his home.
Scavo, Armond
Armond Scavo was born in the Italian section of South Philadelphia in June of 1946. (That’s me in the foreground.) His family lived on the same block as or around the corner from his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends. Some neighbors on Tree street, the street where Scavo grew up, were as close as family.
Scavullo, Francesco

Francesco Scavullo (January 16, 1921 – January 6, 2004) was an American fashion photographer best known for his work on the covers of Cosmopolitan and his celebrity portraits.

Schakosky, Jason
First artwork was quite violent. Due to anger. Started painting vines with giant barbs and then have them wrap around his enemies.
Schapiro, Miriam

Miriam Schapiro (born 1923) was born in Toronto, she studied painting at colleges in New york and Iowa. She married Paul Brach, an artist in 1946. Schapiro worked a series of odd jobs until she became a artist full-time in 1955. She originally painted in the Abstract Expressionist stlye.

Scharf, Kenny

Kenny Scharf (born in 1958, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California) is an American painter who lives in Brooklyn, New York. The artist received his B.F.A in 1980 at the School of Visual Arts located in New York City. Scharf's works consist of popular culture based shows with made up science-related backgrounds.

Schedoni, Bartolomeo
Bartolomeo Schedoni(sometimes Schedone) (1578–1615) was an Italian early Baroque painter from Reggio Emilia. He was born in Modena, but moved to Parma with his father. Soon he was sent to be apprenticed under Federico Zuccari in Rome after 1598, with the sponsorship of Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma. He soon returned to Parma.
Schena, Pio
PIO SCHENA Academy of Fine Arts in Bari. Pio Schena has been working in the underground film industry and in the visual art as a painter since 1980, specifically on the relationship between music and film.
Schettina, Martina
Martina Schettina (born March 7, 1961) is an Austrian artist. Martina Schettina was born in 1961 in the district Währing in Vienna. Her father was a Mathematician.
Schjerfbeck, Helene

Helene Schjerfbeck (July 10, 1862 – January 23, 1946) was a Finnish painter. She is most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lifes. Throughout her long life, her work changed dramatically.

Schlier, Daniel

Né en 1960 à Dannemarie. Vit et travaille à Strasbourg.


Expositions personnelles
 
2009 Chateau du Rivau. Lémeré (France)
2007 Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève.
2006 Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris.
2004 Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève.
2003 Galerie St-Séverin, Paris.

Schmidt, Bastienne
Bastienne Schmidt was born in Germany, raised in Greece and Italy, and has lived in New York for the last 20 years, currently near the ocean at the end of Long Island.
Schmitt, Tom
Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt (born 1948) is an American artist who is also a veteran of the Stonewall riots. Lanigan-Schmidt's artwork incorporates materials such as tinsel, foil, cellophane, saran wrap and glitter, embracing kitsch and intentionally tacky.
Schnabel, Julian

Julian Schnabel (born October 26, 1951) is an American artist and filmmaker. In the 1980s Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates.

Schneider, Olaf
Olaf Schneider (b.1964) A husband, father of two and a grandfather of three acquired a strong foundational education in art while working full time at age 21 with Canada'’s leading outdoor advertising companies Mediacom. Painting very large scale pictorials with some of the worlds finest artists.
Schott, Ignace
Ignace Schott was born July 28, 1818 in Dabo, France. He has sometimes been referred to as Ignace Schott de Dabo or Ignatius Dabo. Known primarily as a mural artist and stained glass artisan, it is also known that he was an etcher. He signed his work, Ignace Schott, or used a mark created by his initials in the shape of an anchor.

Jon Schueler (1916-1992)

1916 Born September 12, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Parents, George Arnold and Clara (nee Haase) Schueler. Childhood and adolescence in Milwaukee where his father is a distributor of Hood tires.

Schweder, Alexander

Alex Schweder is based in Berlin, works with architecture and performance art to complicate the distinction between occupying subjects and occupied objects.

Scott, John T.

Scully, Seam

Sean Scully (born 30 June 1945) is an Irish-born American-based painter and printmaker who has twice been named a Turner Prize nominee. His work is collected in major museums worldwide.

Scully was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1989 and 1993.

Sehgal, Tino

Tino Sehgal (born 1976) is a British-German artist of partly Indian origin, based in Berlin.

His works, which he calls "constructed situations", involve one or more people carrying out instructions conceived by the artist.

Seitz, Patricia
Artist Statement Having a lifetime interest in fine art and paintings, and developing her skills at a very young age, Patricia Seitz loves to be challenged artistically. Patricia spent her earlier years in California with her Mother a painter, and her grandparents whom collected art.
Sekka, Kamisaka
Kamisaka Sekka (1866–1942) is considered one of the greatest Japanese artists of the first half of the twentieth century.
Sel, Ahmet
Ahmet Sel, photo-reporter (born in Turkey in 1956) explores the field of documentary photography. Sel settled in France in 1981.
Seliger, Charles
Charles Seliger (June 3, 1926-October 1, 2009) was an American abstract expressionist painter. He was born in Manhattan June 3, 1926, and he died on October 1, 2009, in Westchester County, New York.
Sen, Paritosh
Paritosh Sen (October 18, 1918 – October 22, 2008[1]) was a leading Indian artist. He was born in Dhaka (then known as Dacca), the present-day capital of Bangladesh.
Sendra, Enrique
Enrique Sendra was born in Havana, Cuba in 1982. As a young boy, his passion for art was very evident. With the support and encouragement of his family and friends, he was able to develop his talent by attending workshops and creating relations with other artists who shared his enthusiasm for art.

JOHN SENNHAUSER

(1907-1978)

BORN:      1907 Rorschach, Switzerland

                        (Naturalized Citizen, USA)

EDUCATION:

Serra, Richard

Richard Serra (born November 2, 1939) is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal. Serra was involved in the Process Art Movement.

Serrano, Andres

Andres Serrano (born August 15, 1950 in New York City) is an American photographer and artist who has become most notorious through his photos of corpses, as well as his controversial work "Piss Christ", a red-tinged photograph of a crucifix submerged in a glass container of what was purported to be the artist's own urine.

Sérusier, Paul

Paul Sérusier (9 November 1864, Paris – 7 October 1927, Morlaix) was a French painter who was a pioneer of abstract art and an inspiration for the avant-garde Nabi movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism.

Seurat, George
Georges Pierre Seurat (French pronunciation: 2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising a technique of painting known as pointillism.
Sewell, Leo
Leo Sewell (1945 - ) is an American "found object" artist. His assemblages of recycled material are in over 40 museums and in private collections worldwide. Sewell was born in Annapolis, Maryland and moved to Philadelphia in 1974.
Seyedmahmoud, Mojtaba
My name is Mojtaba Seyedmahmoud and I was born in Tehran, Iran. I came to United States when I was 24 years old, and I am living in south Florida for the last 30 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Biology from Florida International University.
Shahn, Ben
Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content. Shahn was born in Kovno (Kaunas), Russian Empire, to Joshua Hessel and Gittel (Lieberman) Shahn.
Shaw, Charles Green

Charles G. Shaw (1892-1974) belongs to a generation of abstract painters who remain for the most part stubbornly lost. Active in the interwar period, they organized themselves into the American Abstract Artists when abstraction was viewed as un-American and then were largely swept aside by Abstract Expressionism.

Shaw, Jim
Jim Shaw born in 1952 in Midland Michigan. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Attended University of Michigan at Ann Arbor ,1974,BFA; California Institute of The Arts,1978,MFA.
Shaw, Raqib
Raqib Shaw is a Kashmiri born artist who lives and works in London. In New York City he had his first solo exhibition, "Garden of Earthly Delights," at Deitch Projects in the Fall 2005. His work illustrates Slavoj Zizek's "Anxiety: Kierkegaard with Lacan" as well as "The De-Sublimated Object of Post-Ideology", which both appear in lacanian ink 26.
Sheets, Nan
Painter-printmaker Nan Jane Sheets was born in Albany, Illinois in 1885. She took a degree in pharmacy from Valparaiso University, Indiana, and worked in that field for a short period in Salt Lake City, Utah. There she took classes in art and realized that her great love was that activity.
Born in Davidovc-Kosovo. Lives and works in the Netherlands. After studies conducted at the Fine Art Académie in Prishtina –Kosova, worked as a teacher of fine art. These past two decades living and working in the Netherlands as an independent painter.
Sheikh, Ghulam Mohammed
Gulam Mohammed Sheikh (born 1937 Surendranagar, Gujarat) is an internationally renowned Painter, Writer and Art critic. He was awarded the prestigious Padmashri award for his contribution to art in 1983. His collection of surrealistic poems Athwa has won considerable critical acclaim.
SHEPHERD, Sharon
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, American Conservatory Theater's Gallery at the Geary.
Shepherd, Sharon
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, as well as numerous other galleries in the Bay Area since 1979.
SHEPHERD, Sharon
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at SFMOMA’s Caffè Museo, Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, SAM (Seattle Art Museum) Gallery, as well as numerous galleries in the Bay Area since 1979.
Sherman, Cindy
Cindy Sherman Born January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Attended State University College at Buffalo, New York, 1976, B.A.
Shimomura, Roger

Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theatre pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America and have often been inspired by diaries kept
by his late immigrant grandmother for 56 years of her life.