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Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth  

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(b Chadds Ford, Pa., 12 July 1917; d Chadds Ford, 16 Jan. 2009).American painter, son and pupil of a well-known muralist and illustrator of children's books, Newell Convers Wyeth (1882–1944). Wyeth's ...
Edwin Dickinson

Edwin Dickinson  

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(b Seneca Falls, NY, 11 Oct. 1891; d Cape Cod, Mass., 2 Dec. 1978).American painter and draughtsman. He often treated enigmatic or disquieting subject matter and he has been described as ‘perhaps the ...
George Tooker

George Tooker  

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(b New York, 5 Aug. 1920; d Hartland, Vermont, 27 March 2011).American painter. He studied at the Art Students League of New York, 1943–4. His teachers there included Reginald Marsh, and it was from ...
Honoré Sharrer

Honoré Sharrer  

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(1920–2009).Painter. In recent decades known for quirky, often dreamlike, surrealistic images, Sharrer earlier employed her tight, highly detailed but imaginative approach to focus on the lives of ...
Ivan Albright

Ivan Albright  

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(b North Harvey, Ill., 20 Feb. 1897; d Woodstock, Vt., 18 Nov. 1983).American painter, the son of Adam Emory Albright (1862–1957), a painter who had studied under Eakins. During the First World War ...
Jared French

Jared French  

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(1905–88).Painter. Dislocation, irrational behavior, and inscrutability prevail in his enigmatic figurative works. Enacted by individuals who generally fail to connect with each other ...
Lorser Feitelson

Lorser Feitelson  

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(1898–1978).Painter and printmaker. Between early and late abstract work, he turned to neoclassical and surrealist representation. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he grew up in New York and saw the Armory ...
Louis Guglielmi

Louis Guglielmi  

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(b Cairo, Egypt, 9 April 1906; d Amagansett, NY, 3 Sept 1956),painter of Italian origin. After residing in Europe, his family relocated to New York in 1914. Guglielmi studied ...
Paul Cadmus

Paul Cadmus  

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(b New York, 17 Dec. 1904; d Weston, Conn., 12 Dec. 1999).American painter and draughtsman. He painted with an extremely meticulous technique, usually in egg tempera, and often used the poses and ...
Peter Blume

Peter Blume  

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(1906–92).Painter. His tightly detailed representational works vary from straightforward description to nightmarish fantasies. Influenced by cubism, his early work was related to precisionism, but in ...

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