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Rabkin, Leo
Born in Cincinnati, Leo Rabkin attended the University of Cincinnati and, after serving in the U.S. Army, moved to New York City in 1945. Rabkin turned his attention to art and began to study with William Baziotes and Hale Woodruff. At the same time, he worked as a teacher and guidance counselor in the City.
Rabuzin, Ivan
Ivan Rabuzin was born in a small village Kljuc, near Novi Marof, Croatia. He went to Zagreb where he trained in cabinet making and carpentry. In 1950, he became a foreman in a furniture factory in Novi Marof. When he was not working at the factory, he was creating drawings and paintings of his native countryside.
Rachko, Barbara
Barbara Rachko was born in Paterson, New Jersey and grew up in a New York City suburb. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in psychology. After college, Barbara earned a commercial pilot’s license and Boeing 727 flight engineer’s certificate before spending seven years on active duty as a Naval officer.
Rachmiel, Alexandre
Alexandre Rachmiel (1835 -1918) Landscape Painter Born in Alsace-Lorraine France in 1835, Alexandre Rachmiel was a fellow student of Jean-Jacques Henner. Rachmiel began as a fabric pattern designer while he continued to develop as a painter. Following the start of the Franco-Prussian War, Alexandre immigrated to America in 1870.
Rackley, Mildred
Born in Carlsbad, NM on Oct. 13, 1906. Rackley studied at the University of Texas, New Mexico Normal School, Kunstgewerbe Schule in Hamburg, Germany, and with Walter Ufer and George Grosz. By 1947 her married name was Simon and she had settled in Oakland, CA. She died in Lafayette, CA on Nov. 19, 1992. Member: Nat'l Serigraph Society.
Rackus, Richard
Richard Rackus was born in Highland Park, Michigan in 1922. Rackus settled in Los Angeles in 1936. He began his art training at the Chouinard Art Institute and continued in France and Italy. Over the years he has been a sketch artist for motion pictures, art director for Mars Publications, and illustrator for the NASA Space Program.
Racz, Andre
Andre Racz came to America in 1939 as a member of the Rumanian Art Commission in connection with the World's Fair. He was born in Cluj, Rumania in 1916 and studied at the University of Bucharest. One of the best known of younger print makers, the Museum of Modern Art has purchased over two dozen of his prints in recent years.
Rader, Albert
Born in Clinton Junction, WI on June 1, 1894. Rader studied in Los Angeles at the Otis and Chouinard Art Institutes during 1920-23 and further studied at the AIC. Later he took educational courses at UCLA so he could teach figure and commercial art.
Rader, Phillips
Born in San Francisco in 1890. Rader studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art in 1908-09. He was a cartoonist-writer for local newspapers in 1910-11 and continued for Hearst papers in NYC until 1914. Upon entering the Air Corps during WWI, he distinguished himself as an air ace.
Radimsky, Vaclav
Born on June 10, 1867 in Kolin, Bohemia, he studied at the "Akademie der Bildenden Künste" in Munich, Germany and then at the "Akademie der Bildenden Künste" in Vienna. From the early 1890s, he lived in France, mainly at Giverny. From 1892 on he exhibited at the Paris Salon. During this time he also sent his paintings home to Bohemia.
Rain, Charles
Charles Rain was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1911. He grew up and was educated in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 1933, following two years of study at the Art Institute of Chicago, he traveled to Europe, studying in Berlin and visiting the museums of Vienna and Paris.
Cosmopolitan artist Carlos Ramirez is a monumental artist, born in Chile. He doesn’t know any border and exchanges kwowledge as a free electron.
Ramos, Mel
A California artist whose work reflects a variety of styles from Pop Art* to Surrealism*, Mel Ramos painted pretty, sexy women as pinups or trophies as well highly realistic, almost trompe l'oeil* landscapes.
Rana, Rashid
Rashid Rana (born 1968) is one of the most important artists of his generation in Pakistan. Rana has been included in numerous exhibitions in Pakistan and abroad.
Rancinan, Gérard
Born in the Bordeaux region, Gérard Rancinan started his career at the Sygma press agency of which he became one of the leading lights. During his time with the agency he travelled the globe, bearing first hand witness to events of historical importance.
Rand, Archie
Archie Rand (born 1949) is an artist and academic from Brooklyn, New York, currently Presidential Professor of Art at Brooklyn College. Rand's work as a painter and muralist is displayed around the world, including in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London,
Raquel, Sarangello
The artist exhibits at art galleries in Italy and the United States.
Raquel, Sarangello
The artist exhibits at art galleries in Italy and the United States.
Raskin, Saul
Saul Raskin (1878 – 1966) was a Russian born American artist, writer, lecturer and teacher best known for his depiction of Jewish subjects. Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaisk in the Russian Empire now known as Prymorsk in Ukraine.
Rauch, Neo

Neo Rauch (born 18 April 1960, in Leipzig, East Germany) is a German artist whose paintings mine the intersection of his personal history with the politics of industrial alienation.

Rauschenberg, Robert

Robert Rauschenberg (born Milton Ernst Rauschenberg; (October 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008) was an American artist who came to prominence in the 1950s transition from Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art.

Ravindra, Sarada
The underlying expression of my work explores themes of harmony, color and recurrence, examining the nature of forms, relationships, and their connections.
Ray, Man

Rayson, David
London-based artist David Rayson (b. 1966, Wolverhampton) graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1997, and is perhaps best known for his meticulous, deadpan paintings of urban and suburban scenes, and in particular, the Ashmore Park Estate in Wolverhampton where he grew up.
Raza, Syed Haider
S.H. Raza was born as Syed Haider Raza in the year 1922, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. One of the most distinguished artists of the Indian subcontinent, Raza has been settled in France since 1950. However, his ties with India remain as strong as ever.
Rebay, Hilla

Hildegard Anna Augusta Elizabeth Freiin Rebay von Ehrenwiesen, Baroness Hilla von Rebay, or simply Hilla Rebay (1890 –1967), was one of the few female abstract painters in the beginning of the 20th century.

Redman, Josh
Although he has a perfectionist streak, it's a strange kind of perfection that Josh Redman is after. He will often discard pots because they have come out of the kiln, or off of the potter's wheel, as he expected them to. If there is no surprise, there is no need for them.
Redon, Odilon
Odilon Redon was born in Bordeaux, France on April 20, 1840. He was the son of a French emigre who had struck it rich in New Orleans. Young Odilon was named for his Creole mother, Odile. He spent a sickly childhood at Peyrelebade, his father's estate in the Medoc. As an escape from loneliness, he turned to music, drawing and daydreams.
Reimer, Ulla
Ulla Reimer bought her fi rst camera 40 years ago at the age of 15 and never stopped taking photos ever since. First a reporter, she then became a worldwide portraitist especially of actors and fi lm directors in Hollywood and finally dedicated herself to her inner passion : art work.
Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmenszoon

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn ( July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.

Remington, Frederic

Remski, William
Art for William Remski has always been about expanding the human mind. It has also been a way to project what is in the mind into whatever medium he is working in. In many ways, art is also an escape from the mundane. There is something magical about a work of art. Remski thinks it has always been that way since the dawn of cave painting.
Rennie, Mackintosh Charles
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie 1868–1928, Scottish architect, artist, and furniture designer. Probably the greatest architect and designer Scotland has produced, he attempted to create a native style for the modern era.
Renoir, Pierre
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.
Repin, Ilya
Ilya Efimovich Repin was born in 1844 in the small Ukrainian town of Tchuguev into the family of a military settler. As a boy he was trained as an icon painter. At the age of 19 he entered the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts.
Resnick, Milton

Milton Resnick (January 7, 1917 - March 12, 2004) was a major abstract expressionist painter and teacher known for his mystical, abstract and figurative paintings. Born in Bratslav, Russia, he emigrated to the United States in 1922.

Retna, Marquis Lewis

Retna (aka Marquis Lewis) is an American grafitti artist who was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Since first creating a name for himself in the early 1990s, Retna has become an "eternal broadcaster" of sorts, shining a light to the kinetic urban soul of Los Angeles.

Reyes, Alberto Aragón
Alberto Aragón Reyes (b. 1980)
Ricco, Celia
Célia Ricco was Born in São Paulo at 6 of february of 1953. Studies: Drawing and Comunications, Visual Comunications and Illustration at Escola Panamericana de Artes, some classes at Art School of Miami Beach and since 1991 follow the orientations from Menacho, a Brazilian Master in Fine Arts at his own atelier.
Richardson, Kelly

Kelly Richardson (born August 2, 1972 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada) is an artist whose media-based practice focuses on the idea of mixed realities; part 'real', part fantasy.

Richenburg, Robert

Robert Richenburg (1917-2006) was an Abstract Expressionist painter whose early works were shown alongside those of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning

His death was announced by David Findlay Jr. Fine Art of Manhattan, a gallery that represents his work.

Richet, Leon
Léon Richet was born in Solesmes (Sathe), Normandy in 1847 and he died in Fountainbleau (Seine-et-Marne) on May 26, 1907. He was a student of Narcisse Virgle Diaz de La Pena (1807/9-1876), Charles Victor Eugéne Lefébvre (1805-1882) and Louis Jean Boulanger (1806/7-1867).
Richter, Gerhard

Gerhard Richter (born February 9, 1932) is a German visual artist.

Rickey, George

George Rickey (June 6, 1907–July 17, 2002) was an American kinetic sculptor. Most of his work was created in his studio in East Chatham, NY, where he moved after taking a position as a professor of architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

Riemerschmid, Richard
Richard Riemerschmid (20 June 1868 – 13 April 1957) was a German architect, painter, designer and city planner from Munich. He was a major figure in Jugendstil, the German form of Art Nouveau, and a founder of architecture in the style.
Rietmeyer, René
Rene Rietmeyer (born 1957 in Den Bosch), is a Dutch artist and the initiator of the international art project Personal Structures (2003). Rietmeyer studied from 1979 until 1984 psychology in Innsbruck, Austria. From 1986 until 1994 he lived in Greece, where he directed a private art school.
Riley, Bridget

Bridget Louise Riley CH CBE (born 24 April 1931 in Norwood, London) is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of Op art. She currently lives and works in London, Cornwall, and France.

Rinke, Klaus
Klaus Rinke was born in 1939 in Wattensheild, Germany. He lives and works both in Los Angeles in the United States and in Austria. He taught at the School of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf from 1974 to 2005. His work has been exhibited in a large number of institutions and art galleries in Germany, in France, and in the United States.
riopelle, jean paul
Jean-Paul Riopelle Canadian Artist: b. 1923-2002. Jean-Paul Riopelle was born in 1923 in Montreal, Quebec, and is one of Canada's most famous painters. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts until 1944, and had his first solo exhibition in 1945.
Ritts, Herb

 

Herbert "Herb" Ritts (August 13, 1952 – December 26, 2002) was an American fashion photographer who concentrated on black-and-white photography and portraits in the style of classical Greek sculpture. Consequently some of his more famous pieces are of male and female nudes in what can be called glamour photography.

Rivera, Diego

Rivers, Larry

Larry Rivers (August 17, 1923 - August 14, 2002) was an American artist, musician, filmmaker and occasional actor. Rivers resided and maintained studios in New York City, Southampton, New York on (Long Island) and Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

Rizzolo, Danielle
Danielle Rizzolo received her BFA in Illustration with honors, from the University of the Arts in May of 2006. Her paintings have been exhibited in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.
The ability to see layers of refined detail, the admiration of divided contrasts in color and the passion for mixed elements and textures are just a few of the qualities Ed Roberts exudes into his photorealist style of painting. His preferred medium is acrylic paint.
Robins, Lenore
For the past twenty years, Lenore Diamond Robins has created vibrant and exciting artworks. Each wood-based original work of art is individually designed and hand made by the artist. Using acrylic paints, texture media, gold and metal leaf accents, Lenore creates one-of-a-kind, contemporary, three dimensional wall art.
Roblin, Richard
Richard's journey as an artist has taken him throughout North America, Europe, the Orient, and India. He has imbibed the teachings of many cultures. His passion for creativity extends through his practice of architecture, design, sculpture and painting.

Ry Rocklen (born 1978) is a contemporary artist based in Los Angeles, working primarily in sculpture. Rocklen's work has been shown nationally and internationally, and has been included in several major survey exhibitions, including "Made in LA" at the Hammer Museum and the 2008 Whitney Biennial.

Rockwell, Norman

Rodin, Auguste
Odilon Redon was born in Bordeaux, France on April 20, 1840. He was the son of a French emigre who had struck it rich in New Orleans. Young Odilon was named for his Creole mother, Odile. He spent a sickly childhood at Peyrelebade, his father's estate in the Medoc. As an escape from loneliness, he turned to music, drawing and daydreams.
Rodrigue, George

George Rodrigue (born March 13, 1944) is a Cajun artist who grew up in New Iberia, Louisiana. Rodrigue began painting outdoor family gatherings framed by moss-clad oak trees in an area of French Louisiana known as Acadiana.

Rodriguez, Cristina Lei
If you didn’t get enough of the latest in funky new sculpture at the New Museum’s “Unmonumental” show, you’re in for a treat with Cristina Lei Rodriguez’s debut solo exhibit at Team Gallery.
Roerade, Vittorio
‘Life, death and love’ – this is how Vittorio Roerade (1962), an artist from The Hague, once summarized the themes of his work when asked about it. He touches upon large, romantic subjects, but does so in a light and almost casual manner.
Rohalska, Zhanna
Hi! My name is Zhanna Rohalska. I am a 30 y.o. Russian/Ukrainian self-taught painter residing in New York City for 8 years. I would love to exhibit my art in your Gallery. I have started painting & drawing around 4 years ago and have accumulated over 50 art works by now, some of which are in private collections.
Roland, Jeff
"Jeff Roland creates bold, colourful pieces which reflect a constant desire to explore the human psyche. Born in 1969, he has sold works to collectors in France, the UK, the USA, Norway, Canada and Italy.
Roland, Jeff
"Life is a Dream and Art makes it become Reality.Art is a Vehicle for Human evolution, it acts as a gate between what was and what will be, bringing the ancestral fears and conquests to the minds of the digital age. My paintings are the interconnected pieces of a poem, woven with the fabric of our human experience.
Rolando Gomez, Rolando
Rolando Gomez is a former combat photojournalist who in 1994 was selected by the Department of Defense as one of the top-five military photographers in the world. During his 8-plus years as an active-duty soldier with the U.S. Army, he served as the personal photographer for General George A.
Romanach, Leopoldo
Painter, teacher, and world traveler, Leopoldo Romanach gave inspiration to nearly three generations of Cuban painters. During his lifetime, he gained great acclaim and won medals and awards world-wide for his art.
Emanuel Glicen Romano or Emanuel Glicenstein (1897? – 1984) was a painter born in Italy. He emigrated to America and spent some time in Safed in Israel. where he organised a museum for his father's work. Emanuel Glicenstein was born in Rome on 23 September 1897.
Ronis, Willy

Willy Ronis (French, b. 1910—2009)

Ros, Michel Aguilar
Michel Aguilar Ros , born in the Guines section of Havana , Cuba in 1972. He is known for his colorful abstract paintings and has been in over 20 exhibitions since 1999.
Rose, Thomas

THOMAS ROSE

Date of Birth: October 15, 1942, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION
B.F.A. University of Illinois, Champaigne
M.A. University of California, Berkeley

Rosen, Richard
Living in the Philadelphia area as a child, one of Richard W. Rosen’s favorite activities was visiting his grandparents in the city. These visits were a feast for the senses full of excitement, sounds and colors from the many cars, clanging trolleys and diverse people.