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World’s Greatest Artists!. By Miss Donovan. Leonardo d a Vinci . 1452 – 1519 He was a scientist, an inventor, an architect, a musician, a sculptor, a mathematician and also an artist.

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leonardo d a vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
  • 1452 – 1519
  • He was a scientist, an inventor, an architect, a musician, a sculptor, a mathematician and also an artist.
  • He was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and hated war, yet he worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons.
michelangelo
Michelangelo
  • 1475-1564
  • His name has become synonymous with the word "masterpiece”.
  • He was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet.
  • His greatest glory, painting the Sistine Chapel, began in 1508, and was completed in 1512.
rembrandt
Rembrandt
  • 1606-1669
  • Many of his paintings feature a strong contrast between light and dark, a loose brush stroke, and a convincing portrayal of the subject’s expression.
  • Rembrandt also painted many biblical scenes.
claude monet
Claude Monet
  • 1840-1926
  • Monet was born on November 14th in Paris.
  • He was one of the founders of the Impressionism movement.
  • Monet stayed loyal to nature and enjoyed painting pictures of landscapes.
vincent van gogh
Vincent Van Gogh
  • 1853 – 1890
  • He had many jobs, such as working in an art gallery, as a teacher, in a bookstore and as a preacher.
  • In 1885 Vincent went to Belgium and he discovered Japanese art which had bright colors - this influenced his style.
pablo picasso
Pablo Picasso
  • 1881 – 1973
  • He is famous for being the co-founder of Cubism.
  • Throughout his life Picasso also did ceramic and bronze sculptures, drawings, etchings and poetry.
georgia o keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1887-1986
  • Georgia O’Keeffe was born in 1887 in Wisconsin
  • She painted close-ups of flowers in bright, bold colors. Before Georgia O’Keeffe no one had ever painted pictures of flowers so close up.
salvador dali
Salvador Dali
  • 1909 – 1989
  • Salvador Dali was born in 1909 in a place called Catalonia, Spain.
  • He was one of the greatest of the Surrealist group of Artists.  
  • Salvador was also a sculptor, filmmaker, writer, jewelry designer, book illustrator and worked in theatre.
andy warhol
Andy Warhol
  • 1928 – 1987
  • Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • He is most famous for being involved in the pop art movement and he was called the Prince of Pop.
keith haring
Keith Haring
  • 1958-1990
  • Keith was born on May 4, 1958. He grew up in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
  • He moved to New York City and would sit on the subways to draw.
  • Keith wanted everyone to make art, especially children.
artists
Artists
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Michelangelo
  • Rembrandt
  • Claude Monet
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Salvador Dali
  • Andy Warhol
  • Keith Haring
sources
Sources
  • http://thisrecording.com/today/2009/10/7/in-which-we-appreciate-the-genius-michelangelo.html
  • http://www.mykidsart.com.au/Vincent_van_Gogh_Famous_Artists_My_Kids_Art.html
  • http://www.mykidsart.com.au/Leonardo_Da_Vinci_Famous_Artisits_My_Kids_Art.html
  • http://www.mykidsart.com.au/Pablo_Picasso_Famous_Artists_My_Kids_Art.html
  • http://www.mykidsart.com.au/Salvador_Dali_Famous_Artists_My_Kids_Art.html
  • http://www.mykidsart.com.au/Andy_Warhol_Famous_Artists_My_Kids_Art.html
  • http://www.mos.org/leonardo/
sources continued
Sources Continued
  • http://www.haringkids.com/master_k_quest.htm
  • http://www.intermonet.com/
  • http://www.michelangelo.com/buon/bio-index2.html
  • http://www.rijksmuseum.nl/aria/aria_artists/00016943?page=0&lang=en&context_space=&context_id=
  • http://artsmarts4kids.blogspot.com/2008/10/georgia-okeeffe.html
  • http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2004/09/26/books/0926books-okeefe1.html
  • http://faustianeurope.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/the-idea-of-europe-in-the-work-of-denis-de-rougemont-and-french-non-conformists/