The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929 by patrons Lillie P(lummer) Bliss, Cornelius J. Sullivan and Rockefeller family, §1 to establish an institution devoted to modern art. Over the next ten years the Museum moved three times and in 1939 settled in the Early Modern style building (...
German, 19th century, male.
Born 7 February 1801, in Brunswick; died 21 January 1879, in Brunswick.
Painter, photographer, art restorer. Portraits.
He restored the medieval frescoes in the cathedral in Brunswick.
Brunswick (Städtisches Mus.): Self-portrait; Portrait of the Artist's Parents
Italian, 20th century, male.
Born 1933, in Biella (Piedmont).
Painter, sculptor, installation artist, photographer, writer.
The son of an art restorer, Michelangelo Pistoletto lives and works in Turin, and also teaches at the academy of fine arts in Vienna.Pistoletto's early works, painted during the 1950s, consisted of self-portraits against a monochrome background that revealed an interest in the work of Francis Bacon. He made his name from ...
Austrian, 19th century, male.
Active in Hermannstadt (Sibiu, Romania) and Vienna.
Born 15 April 1815, in Vienna; died 25 December 1861, in Vienna.
Painter, art restorer, photographer. Portraits.
Theodor Sockl attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (1834–1836). he painted portraits and an altarpiece for a church in Josefstadt. In ...