Who is David Bles?

David Bles (1821, The Hague – 1899, The Hague), was a 19th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands. According to the Netherlands Institute for Art History, at the age of thirteen Bles was adept enough to be in style at the Hague Academy. He attended classes from 1834 to 1837 and from 1838 to 1841. He …

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Claes Oldenburg: 22 cool facts

Claes Oldenburg (born January 28, 1929) is a Swedish-born American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring large replicas of unknown objects. Another theme in his ham it up is soft sculpture versions of unmemorable objects. Many of his works were made in collaboration when his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, who died …

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13 facts about Henry Moore

Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist. He is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located re the world as public works of art. As competently as sculpture, Moore produced many drawings, including a series depicting Londoners sheltering from the Blitz …

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