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Suzanne Valadon

Suzanne Valadon (September 23, 1865 – April 7, 1938) was a French painter. Born Marie-Clémentine Valadon at Bessines-sur-Gartempe, Haute-Vienne, France the daughter of an unmarried laundress, Suzanne Valadon became a circus acrobat at the age of 15 until a fall ended her career. In the Montmartre Quarter of Paris she pursued her interest in art. […]

Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky (or Vasily Kandinsky) (December 16, 1866 – December 13, 1944) was a painter and art theorist. He was born in Moscow but spent his childhood in Odesa. He started painting studies in 1896 in Munich and went back to Moscow in 1918 after the Russian Revolution. Being in conflict with official theories on […]