Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt! Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objets d’art. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body; his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Buy some of his reproduction paintings here: http://www.brushandstrokes.com/reproductions/artist/44

Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt! Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objets d’art. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body; his works are marked by a frank eroticism. 

Buy some of his reproduction paintings here: http://www.brushandstrokes.com/reproductions/artist/44

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Happy Birthday, James Abbott McNeil Whistler!  Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, he was a leading proponent of the credo, “art for art’s sake”. His famous signature for his paintings was in the shape of a stylized butterfly possessing a long stinger for a tail.

Happy Birthday, James Abbott McNeil Whistler!  Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, he was a leading proponent of the credo, “art for art’s sake”. His famous signature for his paintings was in the shape of a stylized butterfly possessing a long stinger for a tail.

 Happy Birthday, Camille Pissarro!  His importance resides in his contributions to both Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  See more of his reproduction paintings here: http://www.brushandstrokes.com/reproductions/artist/27

Happy Birthday, Camille Pissarro!  His importance resides in his contributions to both Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  See more of his reproduction paintings here: http://www.brushandstrokes.com/reproductions/artist/27

Check out Ralph Steadman’s 1995 illustrations for the 50th anniversary of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. 

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Pawel Nolbert is a multidisciplinary artist and designer, whose work crosses the boundaries of various talents and mediums in a whirlwind of bold of color and vibrant splashes of creativity. See some of his artworks here:http://www.nolbert.com/

 Happy Birthday, Chuck Close! He is an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits.

Happy Birthday, Chuck Close! He is an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits.

Renowned animator and illustrator Glen Keane has released a new animated short titled ‘Duet’. ‘Duet’ follows the adventures of a young boy and girl who leads parallel lives but somehow meet each other later in life.

Philippines-based designer Dri Ilustre has created a collection of pop-culture character illustrations in his own distinct style. The eye-catching illustrations are cubism-inspired digital art where the characters are portrayed in an abstract form, made up by different shapes. 

 Spend your every moment wisely, cause we do not remember days, we remember moments…

Spend your every moment wisely, cause we do not remember days, we remember moments…

Sean Mahan created social-realist graphite renderings on oak and birch, colored with thin washes of acrylic. Here are some of them:

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