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Arthur Pond, English painter, engraver, dealer and collector, was born in London
The Roman club had a great influence on him. Examples of his works are: "The Analysis of Beauty" and "Italian Landscapes". -1701
Louis Garnier, French sculptor, died in Paris
He specialized in bronze. Examples of his work are: Parnasse Francais", James II of England" and " Paetus and Arria". -1728
Pierre Francois Delaunay, a French painter, was born in Bayeux
He painted landscapes, portraits, and genre paintings. Some of his works are: "The Sulkers", "Offering to St. Nicholas" and "Offering to Liberty". -1759
Henry Bright, English painter and draughtsman, died in Ipswich
aHe was associated with a manufacturer of colored crayons. -1873
Edward Asser, Dutch photographer, died in Amsterdam
The Rijksprentenkabinet in Amsterdam holds an album with 200 of his photographs. -1894
Hans Hartung, German-born French painter, was born
After 1947 he became a more important French painter. That year he exhibited his works for the first time in Paris. In 1960 he was awarded the International Grand Prix for painting at the Venice Biennale. His freewheeling abstract paintings set influential precedents for many younger American painters of the sixties, making him an important forerunner of American Lyrical Abstraction of the 1960's and 1970's. He died in December 1989 in Antibes, France.
Húbert Nói, Icelandic artist, was born
Húbert Nói Jóhannesson (born September 21, 1961 in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland) Is a contemporary artist working in painting, installation, movies, sculpture, photography and music. Húbert Nói studied biology, chemistry and geology before changing direction into art. Out in October 2006, Music for Astronauts and Cosmonauts, a collaboration project with Howie B.
Alberto Gironella is remembered at Casa Lamm
The exhibit "Potlatch de Alberto Gironella a Octavio Paz" pays homage to the friendship between the artist and the writer. The word potlatch refers to courtesy and attention. The exhibit was first presented at the Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato last year. -1999
The Premis Nacionals de Cultura 1999 was given out
Jordi Pujol stated at the event that they are going through a second Renaissance. Architect Lluís Clotet stated that Cataluña is getting uglier every day. Miquel Barceló received an award at the ceremony. -1999
The Museo del Prado in Madrid opened an exhibit on Caravaggio with 21 paintings
A cultural exchange will allow the Prado to exhibit some Italian paintings by Caravaggio in exchange for others by Goya. Four of the five Caravaggios in Spain will be on view at the exhibt. -1999
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