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Taebi, Afsaneh
Born in Kashan, Afsaneh Taebi spent her childhood years in Qom, Jiroft, Kohnouj, Bam and Sirjan. In high school Taebi began her courses in calligraphy and worked with such masters as Mohammad Mirzaee. As a teenager Taebi turned to photography and animation work and went on to participate in programs in the film studios of Kerman.
Tafoya, Janis
My name is Janis Tafoya... I live in Farmington, N.M., and have lived in this area most of my life. I started painting after retirement and it has become my sole passion...
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My name is Janis Tafoya. I live in Farmington, New Mexico and paint in traditional oils. My creative outlet directs the artwork, expressing feelings and emotions that words cannot express....please enjoy my artwork and I hope that in this turbulent world, with so many changes and problems, that it will give you a sense of peace.
Tafoya, Janis
I live in Farmington, N.M., and have lived in this area most of my life. I started painting after retirement and it has become my sole passion...
Taggart, Ginette
Daniel and Ginette Taggart founded Les Ateliers Taggart in 1974. It began as a small studio in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince. The team was responsible for countless innovations, and contributed greatly to what the best of Haitian arts and crafts is today.
Tahir, Abbas
I am syed Tahir Abbas Rizvi. I am artist. My art work is the story of my own personal journey. The work comes from dreams, visions, and exploring my own imagination. Artist doesn’t need to wait for inspiration. His inner self can make him paint anytime. Ideas come to my mind and color scheme & shapes are surroundings.
Taiga, Ike
To his contemporaries Ike Taiga was an eccentric marvel, an artist who lived according to the promptings of his own inner voice, indifferent to the worldly preoccupations of those around him.
Takahata, Sanae

Born in Maebashi City, Gumma Prefecture, Japan; Sanae Takahata began showing her work in Paris in 1977. In 1981 she moved to New York City and showed her work under contract with the Zoma Gallery. She has also shown her work in Seattle, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka and Kyoto. 

Takis, Vassilakis

Takis is a leader of the Kinetic movement and a precursor of Street Art Performance. Mainly working with light and magnetic energy, he gave form to series of 'Signals', 'Music Sculptures' and 'Tele- and Hydro-Magnetic Sculptures'.

Tallon, Roger

Roger Tallon
b. 1929 Paris

Tanguy, Yves

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter. Tanguy was born in Paris, France, the son of a retired navy captain. His parents were both of Breton origin.

Tansey, Mark
Mark Tansey (born 1949- in San Jose, California) is an American postmodern painter best known for monochromatic works, elaborate paintings incorporating hidden text, images and symbols and his invented "color wheel" approach to painting, in which a large, wooden wheel consisting of three rows of ambiguous words is spun—the results noted for Tansey'
Tàpies, Antoni

Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquess of Tàpies (13 December 1923 – 6 February 2012) was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist. He became one of the most famous European artists of his generation.

Tarassova, Anastasia
Née en Russie en 1981, dans une famille artistique, d'un père artiste, et d'une mère professeur de musique, Anastasia, très jeune prouve de sa créativité. Elle écrit des mises en scènes en apprenant le français en Russie. Elle joue du piano et fait de la danse classique.
Tarkhanov, Mikhail Mikhailovich (Tarkhan, Mykhailo Mykhailovych)

Ukrainian and Russian Soviet Avant-garde graphic artist. Born in Zen'kovo (Poltava Region, Ukraine). Lived in Ukraine, than in Moscow. Studied in VKhUTEMAS.

Taylor, John
Raised on the Connecticut seacoast, and now living in Southern California, John Taylor obsessively resurrects forgotten vessels of America's maritime fleet. Spontaneously using materials at hand, found, and brought to him, he seeks the tipping point between the reality of objects and their ability to act as a nautical time portal.
Tchaikof, Joseph

CHAIKOV, Iosif Moisevich [Joseph Tchaikov] (b. 1888-1952)

Jan te Wierik a great artist that left the world of art too early. The interest for his work is emerging out of every corner in the Netherlands. His works have an explosive impact on many. At the surface his work refers to a combination of CoBrA inspiration and childhood fables.
Teague, Donald
Born in Brooklyn, New York on Nov. 27, 1897, Donald Teague studied at the Art Students League in NYC under George Bridgman, Dean Cornwell, and Frank DuMond and, after serving in WWI, with Norman Wilkinson in England. He moved to California in 1938 and lived in Encino until 1949 when he settled in Carmel.
Teller, Jürgen

Jürgen Teller (born January 28, 1964) is a German artist and fine-art and fashion photographer.

Teller’s work, in books, magazines or exhibitions, is marked by his refusal to separate the commercial fashion pictures and his mostly autobiographical un-commissioned images.

Tennis, Whiting
Whiting Tennis’s early works chronicled the settling of Jamestown and infamous massacres of Native Americans, while recent paintings and sculptures reflect a nostalgic view of the abandoned detritus of the American experience inspired by rural outbuildings, make-shift shelters, and mountains of discarded junk. Tennis was born in Hampton, Virginia.
Teplica, David
Fine art Photography and Plastic Surgery may seem like very different careers, but for at least one individual, they are inextricably bound. David Teplica, MD, MFA received the Trustee's Scholarship to complete the Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Ter Heijne, Mathilde
Born in Straßburg in 1969, Mathilde ter Heijne creates videos and installations showing a world full of conflict, unrest and violence.

1961 born in Rostov-on-Don

1978-82 studied at Rostov Art School

1988-90 member of Art or Death group

1991-93 curated Tryohprudny Lane Gallery (with K. Reunov), Moscow

Since 1994 curated Vperyod ("Forward!") Gallery

1995-98 run the project of "School of Contemporary Art"

Terman, Shelly
Shelly Terman Canton was a painter, printmaker, and illustrator known for her sensitive figural works. Born Michelle Terman, daughter of a concert pianist and a businessman in Chicago, Canton began drawing as a child. She studied for a year at the University of Iowa with printmaker Mauricio Lasansky (b.
Terpning, Howard
Born in Oak Park, Illinois and receiving his art education at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and the American Academy of Art, Howard Terpning became one of the best known and financially successful members of the Cowboy Artists of America. He had an eight-year apprenticeship in commercial art in Chicago and then moved to New York City where he sp
Terrier-Hermann, Philippe

Philippe Terrier-Hermann est un artiste français né en 1970.

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Jan Theuninck is an abstract artist from Belgian origin, his work has been characterized as an expression of the subconscious in minimalist form.
Thibaud, Wayne


Thiele, Robert
When meeting Robert Thiele, it’s best to toss aside the reigning conceptions of Miami’s current art stars. Thiele is neither baby-faced nor prone to invoking a mishmash of postmodern theory. And he’s anything but effete.
Thielke, Jason
Jason Thielke’s work demonstrates aesthetic elements that encompass both contemporary and traditional techniques much like modern architecture. This style emerges in deeply personal, figurative works, which comfortably contrast hard lines with soft features and mixed emotions.
Thomas, Margo
A native of Dallas, Margo Thomas studied art at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. She has studied watercolor under such well-known artists as Marie Hull, Doris Nunn, Gary Walters, John Gaddis, Robert Landry and Zoltan Szabo. Her love of painting includes transparent watercolor, acrylics, oil, mixed-media and collage.
Thomas, Yvonne

Yvonne Thomas  (born in France, 1913-2009)

Thomas, Andy
Andy Thomas of Carthage, Missouri is dedicated to the Trans-Mississippi Civil War series in which he is depicting battles West of the Mississippi River. These have been, for the most part, undoctumented by todays artists. Thomas has painted scenes from The Battle of Pea Ridge and Prarie Grove both of Arkansas.
Thompson, Samuel
Sam Thompson was a Lancaster photographer whose work won acclaim and recognition, nationally and internationally, far beyond the confines of his native city. Sam was born in Scotforth, just to the south of Lancaster, in 1871.
Thozhur, Vasudha
Vasudha Thozhur is a painter who is currently based in Baroda. She was born in Mysore in 1956 and educated at the College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, and at the School of Art and Design, Croydon, UK. She worked in Madras for many years, between 1981 - 1997.
Thrash, Dox
Dox Thrash was born in Griffin, Georgia, on March 22, 1893. He was the second of four children in his family. Thrash left home at the age of fifteen in search of work up north.

Li Tianbing (Born in 1974 in Guilin, the capital city of China’s southern province of Guangxi) first discovered painting as a child with traditional Chinese ink painting techniques. 

Tiehai, Zhou
Zhou Tiehai is a contemporary Chinese artist whose art work attempts to satirize much of modern Chinese art. Zhou does not paint his own works, though he earned an arts degree from the School of Fine Arts at Shanghai University in 1989.
Tierno, Benigno
Benigno Tierno is a spanish painter. His work, materic and contemporanean, uses symbols to explain the spiritual fact of man. He tries to gather up the tradition which lies on the collective unconscious, the tradition that talks to our emotional dimension.
Tillmans, Wolfgang


Ting, Walasse
Walasse Ting From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walasse Ting Birth name 丁雄泉 Born 1929 Shanghai, China Died May 17, 2010 (aged 80) New York, United States Field Painting Training Self taught Awards Guggenheim Fellowship Award for Drawing, 1970 Walasse Ting (1929 – May 17, 2010) was a Chinese-American visual artist and poet.
Tinguely, Jean
Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics.
Tissot, James

James Jacques Joseph Tissot (15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902) was a French painter.

Titian, c.1490–1576, Venetian painter, whose name was Tiziano Vecellio, b. Pieve di Cadore in the Dolomites. Of the very first rank among the artists of the Renaissance, Titian had an immense influence on succeeding generations of painters, especially in his use of color. Titian studied painting in the shop of Gentile and Giovanni Bellini.
Tobey, Mark

Mark George Tobey (December 11, 1890 – April 24, 1976) was an American abstract expressionist painter, born in Centerville, Wisconsin.

Toklas, Alice Babette

Alice Babette Toklas (1877-1967) is best remembered as the pseudo-subject of Gertrude Stein’s memoirs, but this American woman was an integral part of the flourishing art and literature scene in early 20th-century Paris.

Tokuno, Gajin
The crosshatch line drawings of Gajin Tokuno celebrate human sexual organs in imaginative ways. In addition to realistic drawings, he transforms sexual organs from hidden body parts into animals and every day objects that we encounter regularly.

Touko Laaksonen, best known by his pseudonym Tom of Finland (8 May 1920 – 7 November 1991) was a Finnish artist notable for his stylized homoerotic and fetish art and his influence on late twentieth century gay culture. He has been called the "most influential creator of gay pornographic images" by cultural historian Joseph W.

Tomaselli, Fred

Fred Tomaselli (born in Santa Monica, California, in 1956) is an American artist. He is best known for his highly detailed paintings on wood panels, combining an array of unorthodox materials suspended in a thick layer of clear, epoxy resin.

Tooker, George

George Clair Tooker, Jr. (born August 5, 1920) in Brooklyn, New York. He is a figurative painter who is associated with the Magic Realism movement and with the Social realism movement as well. He was one just nine recipients of the National Medal of Arts during 2007.

Torr, Helen (Reds)

Helen Torr (American, 1886-1967). Married to Arthur Dove (Pictured above with Aline Dove). Known as  "Reds" for her striking auburn hair.

Torres-Garcia, Joaquín

Joaquín Torres García (28 July 1874 – 8 August 1949), was a Uruguayan plastic artist, also known as the founder of Constructive Universalism. In 1978, several works of his were destroyed in a fire that broke out in the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, while a large exhibition of the artist's works was being held.

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa or simply Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʁi də tuluz loˈtʁɛk]) (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and illustrator, whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of fin de siècle Paris yielded an œuvre of exciting, elegant and
Tracy, John
J. M. Tracy was renowned in his lifetime as a painter of dogs, horses, and sporting scenes, but today he is one of the most elusive figures in American art. His obscurity is partially accounted for by the fact that his work seldom comes on the market.
Trave, Horst

Horst Trave (born 1919) was one of the original bohemians of San Francisco's art explosion, and in 1949 he became a co-founder of the 12-member Metart Galleries, the first "Beat" gallery by the Bay.

Triegel, Michael

Michael Triegel hatte während seines Studiums an der Leipziger Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst von 1990 bis 1995 bei Arno Rink und danach in seinem Meisterschülerstudium bei Ulrich Hachulla gelernt, die Frage nach dem „Warum” immer auch mit dem „Wie” zu verknüpfen.

Troy, Tony
After being thrown out of Art College, Tony Troy was fired from many low paying office jobs in the city of London. One day, on his way to the Labor Exchange, he came across a group of street artists drawing portraits of tourists. After a brief conversation with one of the artists, in which Mr.


Nína Tryggvadóttir (March 16, 1913 – June 18, 1968) was born Jónína Tryggvadóttir in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.

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Tsoublekas, Dimitris

Dimitris Tsoublekas


*1967 in Athen / Griechenland 

Studium: Stavrakos Film School, Athen

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Tugues, Eleonora

Nace en Caracas en 1968

1976-1990 Cursa estudios de escultura y cerámica en el "Taller de Cerámica Beatriz Plaza". Caracas.

1986-1991 Estudia Antropología en la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Caracas.

Turk, Paula
After a lifetime of drawing and painting, Paula Turk decided to explore dimensional art. A course description about metalworking in a South Florida Art Center brochure, peaked her interest. After two sessions, she was hooked and have been at it ever since.
Turnbull, William

William Turnbull (11 January 1922 – 16 November 2012) was a Scottish artist.

Twachtman, John H.

John Henry Twachtman (August 4, 1853 – August 8, 1902) was an American painter best known for his impressionist landscapes, though his painting style varied widely through his career. Art historians consider Twachtman's style of American Impressionism to be among the more personal and experimental of his generation.

Edwin Parker (Cy) Twombly, Jr. (born April 25, 1928) is an American artist well known for his large-scale, freely scribbled, calligraphic-style graffiti paintings, on solid fields of mostly gray, tan, or off-white colors. He exhibits his paintings worldwide.

Tworkov, Jack

Jack Tworkov (1900–1982) was a Polish born American abstract expressionist painter.