Throughout my creative life I was influenced by the most amazing artists. I would like to share their work with you

 

Photographers

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 – 1879) a British photographer Portrait of Charles Darwin from 1868

Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon 1820 –1910) a French photographer Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt

Man Ray (1890 –1976)   an American in Paris  Oeuvres

Bill Brandt  (1904 – 1983) a British photographer  Nude 1952

Henri Cartier-Bresson  (1908 –2004) a French photographer  Madrid, 1933

Irving Penn   (1917 – 2009)  an American photographer Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003

Richard Avedon  (1923 – 2004)  an American photographer Reverend Martin Cyril D'Arcy, S.J., New York

Don McCullin (1935) a British photographer  Soldiers from the Royal Anglian Regiment counter-attack young Catholic stone-throwers in The Bogside, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 1971

 

Painters

Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) - The caves in the department of Dordogne, France. Their walls are covered by finest Upper Palaeolithic art which is almost 18 thousand years old

Jan van Eyck (c. 1390 –1441) a Flemish painter Portrait of Giovanni di Nicolao Arnolfini and his wife

Rogier van der Weyden (1400 –1464) a Flemish painter  Portrait of Francesco d'Este

Giovanni Bellini Giovanni Bellini (c. 1430 –1516) a Venetian painter Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan

Hieronymus Bosch (1450 –1516) a Netherlandish painter Christ mocked

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483 –1520) an Italian painter  Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione

Parmigianino (1503 –1540) an Italian painter The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

Peter Brueghel the Elder  (1520 – 1569)  a Dutch painter  The Adoration of the Magi

Michelangelo Caravaggio (1571? –1610)  an Italian painter  The Supper at Emmaus

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 –1640) a Flemish painter  Portrait of Prince Władysław Vasa

Frans Hals (1582/3 - 1666)   a Dutch Painter  The Laughing Cavalier

Titian  (1488/1490 – 1576 ) a Venetian painter  Portrait of Gerolamo Barbarigo

Rembrandt (1606 –1669) a Dutch painter  The Night Watch

Johannes Vermeer (1632 –1675) a Dutch painter  The Girl with a Pearl Earring

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun  (1755 – 1842) a French painter Self-portrait in a Straw Hat

Francisco Goya (1746 – 1828)  a Spanish painter  Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel

Edgar Degas  (1834-1917) a French painter Place de la Concorde

Claude Monet (1840 –1926) a French painter Camille Monet on her deathbed

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 –1901) a French painter Au Moulin Rouge 1885

Georges Seurat (1859 –1891) a French painter The Circus, 1891

Olga Boznańska (1865 –1940) a Polish painter Self Portrait

Amedeo Modigliani (1884 –1920) an Italian painter  Seated Nude (1916)

Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (1908 - 2001) a Polish-French painter Katia Lisant

Andy Warhol  (1928 –1987) an American artist Torsos

Draftsman

Auguste Rodin  (1840 –1917 )  a French sculptor and draftsman Sketches of nudes

Sculptors

Nike of Samothrace, 2nd century BC,  displayed at the Louvre, Paris

Annunciation and Visitation at Reims Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims), begun 1211

Donatello (1386-1466) an Italian sculptor David (Florence)

David Smith (1906 – 1965) an American sculptor  Oeuvres

Helaine Blumenfeld  an American sculptor working in England & Italy Oeuvres

Designer

Alex Brodovitch (1898 – 1971) a Russian-born designer & an art director of Harper's Bazaar (1938 - 1958)

Architecture

Ictinus (mid 5th century BC) a Greek architect The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens

King's College Chapel, Cambridge build from 1446 to 1515    founded and paid for by the kings of England

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507 – 1573) Chiesa del Gesù; Rome, Italy

Francesco Borromini ( 1599 – 1667)  an Italian architect  San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane in Rome, Italy.

Filmmakers

Ingmar Bergman a Swedish film director & Sven Nykvist a Swedish cinematographer   Persona

Akira Kurosawa a Japanese film director  & Asakazu Nakai  a Japanese cinematographer   Seven Samurai

Peter Brook  a British theatre and film director & David Watkin a British cinematographer Marat/Sade

Jean-Luc Godard  a French film director & Raoul Coutard a French cinematographer Breathless (À bout de souffle)