Chen Yifei, recognized as one of the most famous oil painters in China and whose works were among the earliest of their type to be exhibited and sold in Western countries, was born in 1946 in Ningbo, Zhejiang.
In 1965, he graduated from the Shanghai Art Training School and began focusing on oil pa
Jeremy Blake's innovative "time-based" paintings drew their inspiration, in part, from abstract films from the 1940's and 1950's including those of Oskar Fischinger but utilized technology to achieve incredible color transitions and other visual effects. Yet Blake was not a technologist; he was firml
Adams, an American photographer who emerged as part of the photographic movement known as New Topographics. He was a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in photography in 1973 and 1980, and received a MacArthur Fellowship in 1994.
Although Adams was born in the industrial town of Orange
Regnault was born in Paris, and began life at sea in a merchant vessel. At the age of fifteen his talent attracted attention, and he was sent to Italy by M. de Monval under the care of Bardin. After his return to Paris, Regnault, in 1776, obtained the Grand Prix, and in 1783 he was elected Academicia