Gordon Onslow Ford ( 1912–2003) was one of the last surviving members of the 1930s Paris surrealist group surrounding André Breton.Born in England in 1912 to a family of artists, Gordon Onslow Ford began painting at an early age. His grandfather, Edward Onslow Ford, was a renowned Victorian sculptor. At the age of 11, he began painting landscapes under the guidance of his uncle. Following the death of his father at age 14, he was sent to the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. The ocean affected him deeply and his early works depicted ocean scenes. The metaphor of taking a “voyage” later became an important aspect of his paintings.

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Arturo Rivera (1945–2020) was a Mexican painter living in Mexico City. Through his art, he exposes the horrors of the world, nature, dreams and imagination, and paints portraits, self-portraits, figures, landscapes and objects of classical beauty in his intricate compositions. Its main materials are acrylic, watercolor, casein, graphite, composite crayons, oil pastels, egg tempera and creta paint.

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Christian Boltanski (1944–2021) was a French sculptor, photographer, painter, and film maker. He is best known for his photography installations and contemporary French conceptual style Boltanski habitually came back to the theme of how we mourn and memorialize our dead. The Holocaust had cast a shadow over his own upbringing, but his numerous “memorial projects” also connected to the more universal themes of memory, history, and one’s own mortality. Indeed, the spectre of death loomed over Boltanski who once stated that making art was his only means of staying alive; a “thing to do so that I don’t die”, as he put it.

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Corinne Michelle West (1908–1991) was an American painter.She was an Abstract Expressionist.. In 1941 she began to use the name Michael, which she used in her regular life as well as her painting.She exhibited in Manhattan’s prestigious Stable Gallery in 1953, and had a solo show in 1957 at the…

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