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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1933, in Turin.

Painter, engraver.

Surfata Group.

Abacuc was a member of the Surfata Group, founded in 1964, whose objectives involved using Surreal imagery. Using a meticulous and detailed technique he depicts masses of entrails out of which emerge human heads....

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born during the first half of the 19th century, in Andalusia; died before 1856, at a very young age.

Painter. Landscapes.

Before his extremely untimely death, Mariano Abad was a member of the academy of arts in Granada. He taught anatomy at the city's ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Gijón (Asturias); died 1920, in Madrid.

Painter, illustrator. History painting, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Juan Martínez Abades studied at the Escuela Especial de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado (school of painting, sculpture and engraving) in Madrid. While he was there he also took lessons from José Grajera. The award of a grant in ...

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Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Moscow.

Born 1952, in Moscow.

Painter. Portraits.

Avietik Abadgian produces paintings in which restrained figures sketched with expansive brushstrokes emerge from a neutral background made up of different flat, wide areas. He has taken part in several national and international exhibitions....

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 19th century.

Born 1842, in Huesca.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Abadías studied with Federico de Madrazo, Carlos Mugico and Bernardino Montañés. In 1866, he was appointed as teacher of drawing at the grammar school in Huesca, later taking up a similar post at the grammar school in Cordova. Abadías produced a large number of paintings, including genre scenes depicting the customs of the Aragon region of Spain, portraits, landscapes and seascapes. He also decorated Huesca's city hall....

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 31 May 1947, in the Haute-Garonne.

Painter (mixed media).

Abadie has lived and worked in Paris since 1985, after art and sculpture studies in Toulouse. She also studied fresco techniques in Venice. In Paris, she has exhibited at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1896, in Paris; died 23 September 1972.

Painter, decorative designer. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Abadie-Landel was a pupil in the painting department of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris until 1917. He featured in numerous annual Parisian salons, such as the Salon des Artistes Français, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and Salon des Indépendants, through which he received various awards between ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Venetian School.

Alberto Abaisi collaborated with his brother Arduino on woodcarvings for the sacristy of the bishop's palace in Ferrara, but was most active in Venice, where he lived from 1436 to 1451.

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Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Active in Ferrara.

Died c. 1454, in Ferrara.

Sculptor (wood).

Arduino Abaisi, the most famous member of the Abaisi family, produced woodcarvings for churches and private patrons in Ferrara, Modena and Mantua from 1406 to 1452. He found great favour at court and a patron in Duke Leonello d'Este. Son of Tommasino da Baisio, he was sometimes assisted by his brother Alberto, notably in the carvings for the sacristy of the bishop's palace in Ferrara....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Modena and in Bologna.

Sculptor.

Modena School, Bolognese School.

Biagio Abaisi may be the woodcarver known as 'Biagio da Bologna' in Ferrara, who was apprenticed to Arduino Abaisi and assisted him in carvings for the office of Duke Leonello d'Este in Belfiore around ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Ferrara.

Died before 1390.

Sculptor (wood).

Giovanni Abaisi produced the carvings for the choir of the old church of S Domenico in Ferrara in 1384.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Bolognese School.

Nicolo Abaisi was a woodcarver who collaborated with Biagio Abaisi on the church of S Michele in Bosco near Ferrara in 1454.

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Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Active in Ferrara.

Died before 1423.

Sculptor (wood).

Son of Giovanni da Baisio, Tommasino Abaisi executed the carvings for the choir of the Chiesa dei Servi church in Ferrara between 1405 and 1406. He is also believed to have worked for the monastery of S Bartolo and other churches in Ferrara....

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Polish, 20th century, female.

Born 1930, in Falenty.

Painter (mixed media), sculptor.

A student at the academy of fine art in Warsaw between 1950 and 1955, Magdalena Abakanowicz taught at the fine arts college in Poznan from 1965 onwards. Initially a painter, she later took up sculpture and also began working with textiles in ...

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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 25 May 1922, in Mendoza.

Painter, draughtsman.

After studying at the academy of fine arts in Mendoza, Abal became a teacher of painting and drawing there. From 1948, he exhibited in the official salons of Mendoza and Argentina, where he obtained some distinctions. He lived in France ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1944, in Rocroi (Ardennes).

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

Aballain graduated from the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1965.

He designed the stage sets and costumes for A Season in Hell...

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 11 August 1950, in New York.

Installation artist, photographer. Multimedia.

Art Narratif.

Aballéa studied epistemology. She lives and works in Paris. Aballéa's work stages natural phenomena and scientific descriptions entirely of her own invention, which she describes using writings in the form of tales. Her work generally involves an environment in which light has a predominant place: 'In my work, I like to tell stories. I tell them through space, image, situation and text. I don't believe in any defined limitation between the real and the unreal, but rather a large, fluctuating zone of possibilities. My works are situated in this large zone.' She willingly refers to Borgès and Lewis Carroll, provoking a mêlée between elements of reality and textual fiction. She often uses photographs re-touched with pastel colours which she accompanies with texts....

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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 27 November 1901, in Buenos Aires.

Painter, draughtsman.

Abalsamo was a student at the school of fine arts in Buenos Aires, then became a drawing teacher. He took part in various official salons - the national salon from 1935, the salon of the arts in Buenos Aires and the Eva Perón arts salon from ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Died before 1564.

Potter. Decorative motifs.

Mentioned in documents from 1526, Abaquesne was the first ceramicist to set up in Rouen. His work shows the influence of Italian models. He made a series of panels for the chateau of Écouen and the chapel at La Bastie d'Urfé....

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Spanish, 17th century, female.

Active in Madrid in the middle of the 17th century.

Died c. 1656.

Miniaturist.

Abarca was highly regarded as an artist, and was active between 1640 and 1656.