Artists in the History

  • Artists in the History
    Swoon

    Because at Swoon the content of our signature sugar cookies is as important as anything that catches your eye. We don’t believe in sugar and we don’t believe in artificial ingredients either. No matter how many sets of jewelry he has he will smile and pass out from the new jewelry. Sure a dozen roses are romantic and all, but…

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    Wangechi Mutu

    If you look at portraits of busts such as Dreamcatcher and Rose Quartz (both 2016) you will see that they are housed in galleries dedicated to Rodin’s early work and his works in marble and plaster that are mostly dedicated to a portrait bust, with rare exceptions and whole figures. Specific elements of Mutus’ art that place her in this…

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    Willem De Kooning

    Willem de Kooning (1904–1997) was a member of the First Generation of the New York School, a group of American artists whose compositions rose to prominence in the mid-1940s and were known for their dynamic approach and “all the time” abstract painting. During his seventy-year career de Kooning distinguished himself from his peers by delivering on his unique contributions to…

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    Aslan

    This book is the story of Aslan’s creation of Narnia, the coronation of his first king and queen and his gift of speech to some animals. Aslan tells the two main characters Digory Kirke and Polly Plummer that the evil Jadis (who would later become the White Witch) would pose a larger threat to Narnians. The Pevensies are summoned from…

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    Aubrey Beardsley

    On 31 March 1897, Beardsley decided to be accepted by the Catholic Church before his death and, repenting of his sins, wrote to Leonard Smithers begging him to destroy all copies of Lysistrata as well as any other obscene designs. In the last year of her life, Beardsley moved to the French Riviera as her health deteriorated. Beardsley was born…

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    Bruce Weber

    Weber’s seventh season with 25 wins saw a nine-game winning streak in the Big 12 from 9 January to 12 February 2019, which began after the Wildcats started a 0-2 league match and the 12th season of 20 wins, as the K-State set a 20-13 record in 2013-14 to pass 10-8 in the Big 12, this season saw a 10-win…

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    Claudio Bravo

    Bravo made 17 assists in the 2019-2020 season (37 in the starting line-up) during the Faotball Professional League against Banfield and also played twice in the Argentine Cup and one in the starting line at the Copa de las. Super League 2020. Bravo played eight games for the Timbers this season, starting with all the injuries the Timbers faced this…

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    Ellsworth Kelly

    It looks like this is the work of a man who was 24 and didn’t know what he was going to do, and is a great relief to collect the past [in the form of a book] and see the sequence of what I did. Kelly lives and works in Spencertown, a hamlet three hours north of New York, where…

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    Francesca Woodman

    Francesca Woodman was born in 1958 and raised in Boulder, where her parents attended the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Colorado, but she also spent a lot of time in Italy, where the family has a home in Antella, near Florence (she spent a year in Rome as a university student) at a boarding school in Andover,…

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    Henri Rousseau

    After retiring in 1893, Rousseau supplemented his small pension with a part-time job and work such as playing the violin on the street, and he also worked for some time on Le Petit Journal, where he wrote several of his covers. Rousseau’s work has had a huge impact on several generations of Avantgarde artists, including Pablo Picasso, Jean Hugo, Fernand…