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Meyerowitz, William

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William Meyerowitz was a painter and etcher who worked in New York, Gloucester, Mass., and Israel.

Miaz, Roberto & Renato
Roberto and Renato Miaz were born in Milan in 1965 and 1968 respectively, where they attended the Art School and European Institute of Design.
Michals, Duane

Duane Michals (born February 18, 1932) is an American photographer. Michals is largely self-taught; his work makes innovative use of photo-sequences, often incorporating text to examine emotion and philosophy.

Migacz, Janusz
Janusz Migacz was born in Gdansk, Poland, where he sutdied at the Akademia Sztuk Pieknych W Ggansku and Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk. He spent five years studying with the great polish painter, Kazimierz Ostrowski.
Miller, Steven
Steven Miller uses images that employ both humor and fantasy to showcase queer or non-normative desires in public- or work-spaces.
Milloff, Mark

Millon, Alain
Alain Millon
Minkkinen, Arno

Arno Rafael Minkkinen (b. Helsinki, 1945) is a Finnish photographer who works in the United States.

Minns, Richard
Combining considerable artistic talents with his personal background in bodybuilding, Richard Minns has already made his unique mark in 21st century sculpture. The son of an Irish father and Jewish mother, he was born on a Texan ranch in 1929.
Miro, Joan

Mitchell, Fred

Fred Mitchell (born November 24, 1923) belonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose influence and artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized around the world.

Mitchell, Jeffry
Mitchell is known for humorous yet sophisticated ceramic forms and pattern-filled works on paper that meld historical precedents, such as Swedish folk art and Charles Burchfield’s ecstatic view of nature, with pop culture iconography, whimsical floral motifs, and subtle (and, at times, not-so-subtle) sexual innuendos.
Mitoraj, Igor
Igor Mitoraj (born 1944) is a Polish artist born in Oederan, Germany. He studied painting at the Kraków School of Art and at the Kraków Academy of Art under Tadeusz Kantor. After graduating, he had several joint exhibitions, and held is first solo exhibition in 1967 at the Krzysztofory Gallery in Poland.
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Mizer, Robert Henry

Bob Mizer (March 27,1922 - May 12. 1992) was an American photographer specializing in male "beefcake".

Modigliani, Amedeo

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for paintings and sculptures in a modern style characterized by mask-like faces and elongation of form.

Modrian, Piet
Pieter Cornelis "Piet" Mondriaan, after 1906 Mondrian (March 7, 1872 – February 1, 1944), was a Dutch painter. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed Neo-Plasticism.
Molinier, Pierre
Pierre Molinier is a French photographer and painter born in Agen (France) in 1900. He commited suicide in Bordeaux (France) in 1976. He is sometimes associated with th surrealist movement.
Mona Hassan is an Egyptian Artist seeks to spread delight through art.
Monastyrsky, Andrei

Andrei MONASTYRSKY, born 1949 in Petsamo/Murmansk, lives and works in Mosow, Russia. Poet, writer, artist, theoretician.

Monet, Claude
Claude Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.
Monet, Claude

This is a painting by Claude Monet it was a marriage dedication painting that signifies his love for Camille it shows black and white sails indicating bride and groom it also has an inscription of Johann Pachelbel Arrangement for 3 Violins Serenade 2036 a classic marriage song. Indistinctly signed, dedicated and dated.

Monkman, Kent

Kent Monkman (born 1965) is a Canadian First Nations artist of Cree and Irish ancestry.

Moore, Henry

Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English sculptor and artist. He was best known for his abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art.

Morellet, Francois
François Morellet (born 1926, Cholet, Maine-et-Loire) is a contemporary French painter, engraver, sculptor and light artist.
Morisot, Berthe
Berthe Morisot was born at Bourges, France on January 14, 1841. She grew up in a bourgeois family which, in a break from usual practice, encouraged Berthe and her sister, Edme, in their painting. She first studied with Guichard, a follower of Ingres, but in 1862 she made the acquaintance of Corot, and went over to his disciple Oudinot.
Morris, Hilda

Born Hilda Grossman in New York City in 1911 she began her study of art through visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the new Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Natural History, and classes at Cooper Union and the Art Students’ League.

Morris, George L.K.

George L. K. Morris (1905-1975)

Morris, Nick
NICK MORRIS Nick Morris graduated from Monash University (Caulfield Australia) in 1986 with a Diploma in Graphic Design. He has worked in the Street / Surf / Art subculture since creating clothing label “UMGAWA” in 1990. Morris then worked as art director for Quiksilver before launching his “Anyhow” design company in Torquay.
Morshedzadeh, Farbod
Farbod Morshedzadeh was born in Iran in 1974. In 2000, he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Tehran’s Azad University, known at the time to be the centre for avant-garde painters and scholars, and whilst there had the opportunity to collaborate with such renowned artists as Nosratollah Moslemian and Bobak Etminani.
Moses, Anna Mary Robertson

Anna Mary Robertson Moses (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), better known as "Grandma Moses", was a renowned American folk artist. She is most often cited as an example of an individual successfully beginning a career in the arts at an advanced age. Moses had ten children but five died at birth.

Moshiri, Farhad

Farhad Moshiri (Shiraz, 1963) is an Iranian artist currently based in Tehran.

Moss, Olly
According to Moss’s bio he was born in 1987 in the UK, that would make him 22 and British. But despite these shortcomings his work has caught the eye of the New York times, the creators of Lost and the execs at Capcom and Urban Outfitters. Not to mention sold many-a-shirts over at Threadless.
Motherwell, Robert

Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) received his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Stanford University in 1937 and completed one year of a philosophy Ph.D. at Harvard before shifting fields to art and art history, studying under Meyer Schapiro at Columbia University.

Mueck, Ron

Ron Mueck, a London based photo-realist artist and sculptor, was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. He had no formal art training and went straight to work as a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, including Labyrinth.

Mueller, Janet M
Paintings by Janet Margaret Mueller are bold abstracts created with enormous energy. Though the images appear to be simple, the meaning behind them is oftentimes complex. Strokes may represent people; large circles with wild dashes depict the Light.
Muhambe, Ivan
Ivan Muhambe (Afroivan Arts)
Mundy, Clarence O.

Clarence O. Mundy was born of English parents in Valparaiso, Chile, on February 25, 1920. At a very young age he moved to Santiago, the capital of Chile, where he did his earlier studies at a Catholic school. In 1940, C.O. Mundy discovered his passion for painting.

Munier, Emile
Biography Emile Munier was born in Paris on June 2, 1840 and lived with his family at 66 rue des Fossés, St Marcel.
Muniz, Vik
Vik Muniz (Vicente Jose Muniz), born 1961, São Paulo, Brazil, is a visual artist living in New York City. Muniz became best known for his 1997 series Pictures of Chocolate and 2006's Pictures of Junk but he has worked in many materials (dust, caviar, diamonds, paper, earthworks and pigment to name a few) and has exhibited his work in major museum
Munro, Philip Ross
P H I L I P R O S S MUNRO BIO AND ARTISTS STATEMENT Philip Ross Munro is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris and has a background in Engineering from McGill University in Montreal and in Digital Media from City College in San Francisco. Mr.
Murakami, Takashi

Murillo, Oscar

Oscar Murillo (born 1986, La Paila, Colombia) is a fine artist working within the painting tradition — one work from 2012 is a seven-metre-long painting which he made in the private museum of Don and Mera Rubell. Murillo carries out performance works in order to contextualize his paintings.

Murray, Nickolas

Nickolas Muray (15 February 1892 - 2 November 1965) was a Hungarian-born American photographer and Olympic fencer.

Murray, Elizabeth
Photo credit: Chuck Close Born in Chicago in 1940, Murray earned a BFA at the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California. A pioneer in painting, Murray’s distinctively shaped canvases break with the art-historical tradition of illusionistic space in two-dimensions.
Muss, Sandra

Sandra Muss’ body of work is inspired by the majestic qualities of nature. This first exhibition in Miami is a highly personal reflection of a journey that incorporates the mysteries of life, the magical characteristics of light, the brilliant sun, the moving power of water and the strength of the elements.

Muybridge, Eadweard

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.