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Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright , June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 works.
Architecture is the triumph of Human Imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own Earth. Frank Lloyd Wright ( 8 June 1867 – 9 April 1959 ) was an American architect. [ edit ] Sourced
Charles and Ray Eames
Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" ( née Kaiser ) Eames (1912–1988) ( pron.: / ˈ iː m z / ) were American designers, who worked in and made major contributions to modern architecture and furniture . They also worked in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film .
Design Charles & Ray Eames, 1946 Molded plywood, wood legs Made by Herman Miller "Who would say that pleasure is not useful?" -Charles Eames
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), known as Salvador Dalí ( Catalan pronunciation: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi] ), was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres , Spain . Dalí was a skilled draftsman , best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work.
Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dalí, and I ask myself, wonderstruck, what prodigious thing will he do today, this Salvador Dalí.
Andy Warhol, Marilyn , 1967 Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art . His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist.
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Pablo Ruiz y Picasso , known as Pablo Picasso ( Spanish: [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso] ; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter , sculptor , printmaker , ceramicist , and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France . As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture , [ 2 ] [ 3 ] the co-invention of collage , and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore.
The path to youth takes a whole life.
Maurits Cornelis Escher ( pron.: / ˈ ɛ ʃ ər / , Dutch: [ˈmʌurɪts kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈɛʃər] (
I am always wandering around in enigmas. Maurits Cornelis Escher ( 17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972 ) was a Dutch artist; most famous for his woodcuts, lithographs and mezzotints, which tend to feature impossible constructions, explorations of infinity, and tessellations. [ edit ] Sourced