Takashi Murakami

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Murakami (村上 隆), born 1962 in Tokyo, was still trained in classical Nihonga painting. He received his degree and doctorate at the National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo. In 2009, Murakami was called one of the hundred most … Continued

Heinz Zolper

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Heinz Zolper, born 1949 in Cologne, studied 1969-1972 at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and 1969-1974 at the University of applied arts Cologne. Painting for tolerance, women’s rights and equality Heinz Zolper, loner and artistic partner of such diverse personalities as Milva, … Continued

George DuBose

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George DuBose, born 1954 in Morocco of Irish and American parents, was educated in US. He started consequently his photographic career in New York City within the sunrise of ‘American culture revolution’. He worked most of his life in New … Continued

Keith Haring

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American artist Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-inspired drawings, which he first made in subway stations and later exhibited in museums. He was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania. In 1978 he moved to New York … Continued

Andy Warhol

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Born 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the youngest child of devout Byzantine Catholic immigrants from Slovakia, Warhol’s childhood was dogged by illness, causing him to spend much time drawing. His father worked in construction and paid for his education while … Continued

Giannis Gaitis

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The German flag, that was waving in the wind upon the sacred rock of Acropolis since April 1941, was replaced by the Greek one in October 1944, signaling officially the national liberation. During this very year, the twenty-one-year old Giannis … Continued

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, born 1960 and died 1988, was an American artist. Basquiat first achieved fame as part of SAMO©, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the … Continued

Allen Jones

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Allen Jones, born 1937 in Southhampton, is a British pop artist best known for his paintings, sculptures, and lithographies incorporating erotic imagery into his works. He was awarded the Prix des Jeunes Artistes at the 1963 Paris Biennale. He is … Continued