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De Gennaro & Schena, Tullio & Pio
TULLIO DE GENNARO Academy of Fine Arts in Napoli. In 1972 he organized the CRPA group (Research Centre Alternative Powers) with N. Sgambati, B. Impegno, E.
de Montes, Robert Gil
Gil De Montes (born 1950) is a painter and a photographer. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, he moved to Los Angeles at age five then later studied at Otis/Parsons School of Art & Design.
De Niro, Robert

Robert De Niro, Sr., was born in Syracuse, New York, to an Italian-American father, Henry Martin De Niro (1897-1976), whose parents emigrated from Ferrazzano, in the province of Campobasso, Molise, and an Irish mother, Helen O'Reilly (1899-1999). His son is the Academy Award winning actor, Robert De Niro, Jr.

de Silvestro, Tiziana

 

Tiziana de Silvestro (born 1956 in Winterthur, Switzerland) received the 1996 Canton Berne work grant. At the time, she was attempting to photograph like a paparazzo, her aim being to present her trophies as an installation in a hunting museum. After Princess Diana's fatal car accident, she altered the project.

Deacon, Rachel
Rachel Deacon was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, graduating in 1991. She bases her work on poetry or short stories, creating a scene or situation on a single image.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Tacita
Tacita Dean (born Canterbury, Kent, 1965) is an English visual artist who works primarily in film.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
DeFeo, Jay (Mary Joan)

Jay DeFeo (March 31, 1929 - November 11, 1989) was a visual artist associated with the Beat generation who worked c.1950-1989 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Degas, Edgar
1834-1917, French painter and sculptor, b. Paris; son of a banker. Although prepared for the law, he abandoned it for painting, studying at the École des Beaux-Arts with L. Lamothe, a student of Ingres, and in Italy, copying 15th- and 16th-century masters.
Dehner, Dorothy (Mann)

Dorothy Dehner (1901–1994) was an American sculptor. Her work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Some pieces may also be found at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, also part of the Smithsonian Institution.

Dekal, Jeff
With a self taught, rock solid foundation in traditional drawing, Jeff (Dekal) Becker, born and raised in South Florida, spends much of his life producing illustrations bordering urban and uncanny. His introduction to graffiti while in high school gave the first serious meaning to Jeff’s art and is also where he adopted his alias, Dekal.
deKooning, Willem

Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

deKooning, Elaine

Elaine de Kooning (March 12, 1918- February 1, 1989) was an Abstract Expressionist, Figurative Expressionist painter in the post-World War II era and editorial associate for the Art News magazine.

DeLapp, Terry
Born in Pasadena in 1934, Terry DeLapp studied at the Chouinards Art Academy at UCLA. DeLapp currently lives and works in Cambria, California. He has been exhibiting his paintings since the early 1980's throughout the United States, most recently (2008-2010) in Scottsdale, Arizona, Charlotte, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina.
Delaroche, Paul
Paul (Hippolyte) Delaroche (b Paris, 17 July 1797; d Paris, 4 Nov 1856). Painter and sculptor, son of Gregoire-Hippolyte Delaroche. Though he was offered a post in the Bibliothèque Nationale by his uncle, Adrien-Jacques Joly, he was determined to become an artist.
Delauney, Sonia

Sonia Delaunay-Terk (nėe Terk) (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design and stage set design.

Delauney, Robert

Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885, Paris – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who used Orphism, which is similar to abstract art, abstraction and cubism in his work. Delaunay concentrated on Orphism, while his later works were more abstract, reminiscent of Paul Klee.

DELGADO, Carlos
Born in Jackson Heights, New York, in 1975. After graduating high school in Ecuador in 1997, he returned permanently to New York and obtained an Associate’s degree in aeronautical design at the Vaughn College of Aeronautics in Queens.
Delouis, Nancy
The acclaimed French artist Nancy Delouis was born into an artistic family in Limoges, France in 1941. Her mother was an art teacher and her grandfather was Auguste Rodin’s cousin.
Delvoye, Wim
Wim Delvoye (born 1965 in Wervik, West Flanders) is a Belgian neo-conceptual artist known for his inventive and often shocking projects. Much of his work is focused on the body.
Demand, Thomas
Thomas Demand, in full Thomas Cyrill Demand, (born 1964 in Munich, Germany) is a German sculptor and photographer.
Denis, Maurice

Maurice Denis (November 25, 1870 – November 1943) was a French painter and writer, and a member of the Symbolist and Les Nabis movements. His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art.

Denizel, Turgay
Born in 1954, 4 October. Autodidact, A painter, on glass and canvas, I live and make art in a small town of Aegean.

Di Domenico, Rebecca
Rebecca DiDomenico attended Pitzer for 2 years, then went on to receive her BA in English literature/creative writing from the University of Colorado. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum, San Francisco Crafts and Folk Art Museum, and Imprimatur in Minneapolis, among others.
Diago, Roberto
It would be difficult to name a contemporary Cuban artist who has enjoyed more critical and commercial success than Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy. But to hear it from Diago (everyone calls him "Diago"), success has never been high on his list of priorities. "If people like what I’m doing, fine," he says.
Dial, Thornton

Thornton Dial (10 September 1928 – 25 January 2016) was a pioneering American artist who came to prominence in the late 1980s. Dial’s body of work exhibits astonishing formal variety through powerfully expressive, densely composed assemblages of found materials, often executed on a monumental scale.

Dias, Caetano
Educated as a painter he began a series of installations, sculptures and videos after 2000 which delve into the relationship between identity/body/space. Recently he conducted several interventions in public and urban spaces and videos on social issues.
Dickinson, Nigel

diCorcia, Philip-Lorca

Philip-Lorca diCorcia (born 1951) is an American photographer. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Afterwards diCorcia attended Yale University where he received a Master of Fine Arts in Photography in 1979.

Diebenkorn, Richard

Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 Portland, Oregon - Berkley, CA 1993) was an American modernist. 

His family moved to San Francisco, California when he was two years old. From the age of four or five he was continually drawing.

Diem, Peter
Dutch artist Peter Diem (1945), paints like a tornado, he lives his art. Powerful paintings are representative exponents of his turbulent lifestyle. Bold, intrepid colors, thick succulent paint, and daring sensual lines are the hallmark of his paintings. They reflect his lust for life, his sense of humour, and his distinct inividuality.
Diller, Burgoyne
Burgoyne A. Diller (January 13, 1906 – January 30, 1965) was an American abstract painter. Many of his best-known works are characterized by orthogonal geometric forms that reflect his strong interest in the De Stijl movement and the work of Piet Mondrian in particular.
Dillon, James
James Dillon Wright, aka DILLON, is an American born artist living and creating in Italy with his unique brand of pop art cultivating quicker than he can keep up with. His style is rooted deep with personal philosophy, freedom of expression, and childhood inspirations.
Dine, Jim
A contemporary painter and assemblage artist, Jim Dine has created gestural, sometimes heavily impastoed work with a style that hearkens to Abstract Expressionism.
Ding, Yi

Ding Yi (1962 Shanghai) is one of the country's leading abstract painters and best known for his disciplined work creating cloth canvases filled with crosses.

Dionisio, Humberto
Humberto Dionisio was born in Havana Cuba in 1950. He was trained as a graphic artist during the 1970's. Several of his works are in the Permanent Collection of The National Gallery of American Art, Smithsonian,Washington, D.C.
Dixon, James Budd

James Budd Dixon (American, 1900-1967) was a California  abstraction painter. A cult figure in what has come to be called the San Francsico School of Abstract Expressionism.

Dobrovolsky, Dmytro
Dmytro Dobrovolsky was born in 1968 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Upon graduation from The College of Art and Design in 1988 he commenced his studies at the National Academy of Fine Arts from where he graduated in 1994.
Dobrowner, Mitch
While growing up on Long Island (Bethpage), New York (USA), lost in his teens, worried about his future direction in life, Mitch's father gave him an old Argus rangefinder to fool around with.
Dodiya, Atul
Atul Dodiya (born 1959, Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India) is an Indian artist. Atul began exhibiting and selling his work in the early 1980s following his graduation from Sir J. J. School of Art in Mumbai where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Doisneau, Robert

Robert Doisneau (April 14, 1912 – April 1, 1994) was a French photographer. In the 1930s he used a Leica on the streets of Paris; together with Henri Cartier-Bresson he was a pioneer of photojournalism. 

DOKUZLU, ASUMAN
TURKISH ARTIST & PAINTER - ASUMAN DOKUZLU She was born in Aydın. First, middle, high school, graduated in Aydın. She graduated from the Department of Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Fine Arts. In DEU, Became a student of Adem GENÇ, Cuma Ocaklı, Mümtaz Sağlam and Feyzi Saydam.
Dolmetsch, Francois
Francois Dolmetsch is the grandson of Arnold Dolmetsch and the son of Carl Dolmetsch, from whom he received his early musical training. Educated at the King's College Cambridge, he has lived since 1962 in South America and has worked as a photographer for many years.
Dostie, Julie
As a self-taught artist standing outside the mainstream of the art world, my style of painting is an expression of my restless energy and constant travels. Throughout my travels I have been inspired to capture the beauty and presence of the moment.
Dove, Arthur

Arthur Dove (1880-1946) was a seminal abstract painter whose work is an important precursor to Abstract Expressionism. Indeed, his oeuvre is better than that much-touted and ballyhooed group of New York painters.

Drake, James

James Drake is a remarkably versatile artist who has created accomplished, distinctive work. He is a superb draftsman, an expert sculptor specializing in welded-steel installations, and a penetrating photographer and video artist.

Drew, Nancy
"Painted in her trademark glitter and flocking on canvas, Nancy Drew’s paintings embrace and amp up the notion of "retinal art" by making it vibrate with familiar if unexpected associations.
Drewes, Werner

Driesbach, David
David Driesbach, printmaker and educator, was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on October 7, 1922. He attended the University of Illinois between 1940 and 1941. During World War II, he worked in war plants in Illinois and California until June 1942, when he enlisted in the U.S. Marines.
Drtikol, Frantisek

 

František Drtikol (3 March 1883 – 13 January 1961, Prague) was a Czech photographer of international renown. He is especially known for his characteristically epic photographs, often nudes and portraits.

Dubossarky, Vladimir

Vladimir Dubossarsky (born 1964) is a Russian painter working in pop art genre.

Dubreiul, Alan
Alan Dubreuil was born in Port au Prince July 14, 1971, and died tragically in the Haitian earthquake of January, 2010. In a period of only a few years, he established a very distinctive new style, combining many traditional motifs, including mystical symbols, with a new approach to colors and the human figure.
Dubreuil, Alan
Alan Dubreuil was born in Port au Prince July 14, 1971, and died tragically in the Haitian earthquake of January, 2010. In a period of only a few years, he established a very distinctive new style, combining many traditional motifs, including mystical symbols, with a new approach to colors and the human figure.
Dubuffet, Jean

Jean Philippe Arthur Dubuffet (July 31, 1901 - May 12, 1985) was a French painter and sculptor. His idealistic approach to aesthetics embraced so called "low art" and eschewed traditional standards of beauty in favor of what he believed to be a more authentic and humanistic approach to image-making.

Duchamp, Marcel

Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French/American artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements. Duchamp's output influenced the development of post-World War I Western art.

Duecker, Otto
Otto Duecker has been exploring Realism for over thirty years, creating work in a style that is unique to the genre. Much of Duecker’s early work focused on marginal members of society. He first received national attention in the 1970s for his “Drifters” series of life-size cutouts of street people.
Dufy, Raoul

Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings.