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Agnes Goodsir, The ArtistsPortrait of Agnes Goodsir

Agnes Goodsir

1864 – 1939
Ali Al Jabri, The ArtistsPortrait of Ali Al Jabri

Ali Al Jabri

A life of parallel universes

1942 – 2002
Alice Austen, The ArtistsPortrait of Alice Austen

Alice Austen

1866 – 1952
Andy Warhol, The ArtistsPortrait of Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

The prince of pop

1928 – 1987
Beauford Delaney, The ArtistsPortrait of Beauford Delaney

Beauford Delaney

Capturing the sacred light

1901 – 1979
Bernice Bing, The ArtistsPortrait of Bernice Bing

Bernice Bing

The patient negotiation of mystery

1936 – 1998
Caravaggio, The ArtistsPortrait of Caravaggio

Caravaggio

How a murderer invented Baroque painting

1571 – 1610
Clare Atwood, The ArtistsPortrait of Clare Atwood

Clare Atwood

1866 – 1962
Claude Cahun, The ArtistsPortrait of Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun

“Under this mask, another mask”

1894 – 1954
David Hockney, The ArtistsPortrait of David Hockney

David Hockney

Ellsworth Kelly, The ArtistsPortrait of Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly

Deconstructing the visible

1923 – 2015
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, The ArtistsPortrait of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

A living collage

1874 – 1927
Erté, The ArtistsPortrait of Erté

Erté

1892 – 1990
Francis Bacon, The ArtistsPortrait of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

The never-ending scream

1909 – 1992
Frida Kahlo, The ArtistsPortrait of Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

The exquisite agony of self-portraits

1907 – 1954
Gerda Wegener, The ArtistsPortrait of Gerda Wegener

Gerda Wegener

1886 – 1940
Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein), The ArtistsPortrait of Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Great painter and social icon

1895 – 1978
Hannah Höch, The ArtistsPortrait of Hannah Höch

Hannah Höch

Dissecting the 'new woman' through collage

1889 – 1978
Jeanna Bauck, The ArtistsPortrait of Jeanna Bauck

Jeanna Bauck

1840 – 1926
John Singer Sargent, The ArtistsPortrait of John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent

Portrait painter extraordinaire

1856 – 1925
Leonor Fini, The ArtistsPortrait of Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini

The brilliant bisexual cat-lady of surrealism

1907 – 1996
Marie Laurencin, The ArtistsPortrait of Marie Laurencin

Marie Laurencin

Cubist Feminist

1883 – 1956
Marsden Hartley, The ArtistsPortrait of Marsden Hartley

Marsden Hartley

Spirituality comes first, cult status second

1877 – 1943
Michelangelo, The Artists

Michelangelo

Time to flex

1475 – 1564
Pavel Tchelitchew, The ArtistsPortrait of Pavel Tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

1898 – 1957
Robert Indiana, The ArtistsPortrait of Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana

Icon of Love

1928 – 2018
Robert Rauschenberg, The ArtistsPortrait of Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg

Blowing up modernism

1925 – 2008
Romaine Brooks, The ArtistsPortrait of Romaine Brooks

Romaine Brooks

Powerful women in shades of gray

1874 – 1970
Rosa Bonheur, The ArtistsPortrait of Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur

Love animals, wear pants, live without compromise

1822 – 1899
Simeon Solomon, The ArtistsPortrait of Simeon Solomon

Simeon Solomon

Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous

1840 – 1905
Tamara de Lempicka, The ArtistsPortrait of Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka

Rediscover the elegance with luminous and brilliant colors

1898 – 1980
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Boats, Themes in Art

Boats

Autobiographies, Themes in Art

Autobiographies

Hear it from the source

Cities, Themes in Art

Cities

Hustle and grind

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