Henri Matisse: A Master of the Modern Era
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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Madonna declines to loan Frida Kahlo painting to Detroit exhibit
Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
In Detroit's Rivera And Kahlo Exhibit, A Portrait Of A Resilient City
This is the first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit. It's a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy.
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
MoMA to stay open 24 hours for Matisse viewing
All day. All night. Art lovers who want to catch MoMA’s Matisse cutouts before the exhibit closes will be able to visit at any hour this weekend between 10:30 a.m. Friday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Henri Matisse Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works
Artworks and analysis: Henri Matisse is the greatest colorist of the twentieth century who achieved prominence via expressive or decorative, but often monumental, paintings.
Frida’s Corsets
Frida Kahlo wore plaster corsets for most of her life because her spine was too weak to support itself. She painted them, naturally, covering them with pasted scraps of fabric and drawings of tigers, ...
Charles Ives
The piano on the left is tuned one-quarter tone down, providing notes in-between the notes of the normally tuned piano. Performed by the Paratore brothers.
Hot Lips Page
Recorded: New Yrork, March 8; 1944 Oran „Hot Lips Page (tp) (vcl), Lem Johnson-Eli „Kucky Thompson (ts), Ace Harrsi (p), John Simmons (b), Sidney Catlett (...
Danny Cedrone
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Ed Porray
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Henri Matisse
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse ([ɑ̃ʁi matis]; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printma...
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The Back Series
The Back Series is a series of four bas-relief bronze sculptures, by Henri Matisse.They were modeled between 1909 and 1930. Back I appeared in the second PostImpressionist show in London, and the Armo...
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Garnet Carter
John Garnet Carter (Feb. 9, 1883, in Sweetwater, Tennessee – July 21, 1954) was an American inventor and entrepreneur who is considered as one of the fathers of miniature golf. In 1927, Carter was the...
Madonna declines to loan Frida Kahlo painting to Detroit exhibit
Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
Patrick Joseph McCormick
Patrick Joseph McCormick (December 10, 1880 – May 18, 1953) was the titular bishop of Atenia and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Mc...
William Bloomfield
Major William Anderson Bloomfield VC (30 January 1873 – 12 May 1954) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that ...
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Kalki Krishnamurthy
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Omer Nishani
Doctor Omer Nishani (5 February 1887 – 26 May 1954) was an Albanian political figure involved first in the struggle against Ahmet Zogu (known after 1928 as King Zog) in the 1920s and 1930s, and then i...
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Juliette Simon-Girard
Juliette-Joséphine Simon-Girard (8 May 1859 – 1954) was a French soprano, principally in operetta. Her father, Philippe Lockroy, was an actor at the Comédie Française, and her mother was Carolin...
Albert Francis Zahm
Albert Francis Zahm (1862–1954) was an early aeronautical experimenter, a professor of physics, and a chief of the Aeronautical Division of the U.S. Library of Congress.He testified as an aeronautical...
Donald Macpherson Baillie
Donald Macpherson Baillie (1887 – 1954) was a Scottish theologian, ecumenist, and parish minister.Raised in the Calvinist tradition, Baillie studied at Edinburgh University and then in Marburg where h...
Lydia Wahlström
Lydia Katarina Wahlström (28 June 1869 in Lundby, Västmanland – 2 June 1954 in Stockholm), was a Swedish historian, author and feminist. She was one of the founders of the Swedish Society for Woman Su...
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James B. Herrick
James Bryan Herrick (born 11 August 1861 in Oak Park, Illinois - died 7 March 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American physician who practiced and taught in Chicago, Illinois during a long and produ...
Samuel Morfitt
Samuel "Sammy" Morfitt (birth registered January–March 1869 — 16 January 1954 (aged 85)) birth registered in Kingston upon Hull, was a rugby union footballer of the 1890s, playing at representative le...
Georg Philipp Wörlen
Georg Philipp Wörlen (5 May 1886, Dillingen an der Donau, Bavarian Swabia – 18 April 1954) was a German painter, particularly associated with Passau, Bavaria, Germany.
Wörlen was born in Dil...
Osmond Ardagh
Osmond Charles Ardagh (1 November 1900 – 1 February 1954) was an English first-class cricketer who played a single match for Oxford University in 1922. He was born at Haslemere, Surrey and was found d...