Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse

In Brief
Born in Le Cateau-Cambresis. 31 December 1869. Died in Nice. 3 November 1954. Married Amelie Noemie Alexandrine Parayre 1898; one daughter, two sons. Attended schools in St. Quentin; studied Law at the Sorbonne, Paris, 1887-88, and worked as a lawy...

Roy Lichtenstein
Roy Lichtenstein

In Brief
Born in New York City, 27 October 1923. Studied under Reginald Marsh at the Art Students League, New York; Ohio State University, Columbus. 1940-42. 1946-49, M.F.A. 1949; served in the army, 1943-46; taught at Ohio State University, 1946-51, State U...

tags: USA, Artist, 1920-1929
Claude Monet
Claude Monet

In Brief
Born in Paris, 14 November 1840; grew up in Le Havre. Died in Giverny, 5 December 1926. Married 1) Camille Doncieux, 1870 (died, 1879), two sons; 2) Alice Raingo Hoschede. 1892 (died, 1911). Attended the Academie Suisse, Paris (student with Pissarro...

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol

In Brief
Born Andrew Warhola in McKeesport. Pennsylvania. 6 August 1928. Died in New York. 22 February 1987. Studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology. Pittsburgh. 1945-49. B.F.A. 1949: illustrator. Glamour Magazine. New York. 1949-50. and commercial anis...

tags: USA, Artist, 1920-1929
Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall

Brief information

Born in Vitebsk, Russia, 7 July 1887; naturalized French citizen, 1937. Died in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 28 March 1985. Married Bella Rosenfeld, 1915 (died, 1944), one daughter; lived with Virginia Leirens, 1945-52, one son; married Vava B...