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Claim To Fame : Artists and Architects

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George Wesley Bellows

12 Aug 1882 – 8 Jan 1925

Artist. He is remembered for being one of “The Eight,” a group of...

Edward Marshall Boehm

21 Aug 1913 – 29 Jan 1969

Artist. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1913. His surname is...

Gutzon Borglum

25 Mar 1867 – 3 Mar 1941

Artist. Best known for being the Mount Rushmore sculptor. He was...

Mathew B. Brady

18 May 1822 – 15 Jan 1896

Photographer. He was born in Warren County, New York, he had...

Joseph Bulova

7 Sep 1851 – 18 Nov 1935

Businessman, Manufacturer. He founded the J. Bulova Watchmaking...

Robert Capa

22 Oct 1913 – 25 May 1954

Photographer. Capa covered the Second World War from 1941 to 1945...

Hattie Carnegie

15 Mar 1886 – 22 Feb 1956

Fashion Entrepreneur/Dress Designer. In 1900, she immigrated to...

George Catlin

26 Jul 1796 – 23 Dec 1872

Artist. He is best remembered for his portraits of Native...

Joseph Cornell

24 Dec 1903 – 29 Dec 1972

Avant-garde Sculptor, Filmaker. A pioneer of assemblage art, ...

Ralph Adams Cram

16 Dec 1863 – 22 Sep 1942

Architect, Author. Inspired by the influential English critic...

Stuart Davis

7 Dec 1892 – 24 Jun 1964

Artist. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was considered a...

Eugène Delacroix

26 Apr 1798 – 13 Aug 1863

Painter. His father was the Foreign Minister under the Directory...

Charles Demuth

8 Nov 1883 – 24 Oct 1935

Painter. An outstanding watercolorist, he later pioneered...

Thomas Eakins

25 Jul 1844 – 25 Jun 1916

Artist, Photographer. A realist painter, he is now widely...

Michel Fokine

26 Apr 1880 – 22 Aug 1942

Ballet Choreographer. Born of a prosperous middle-class family...

Daniel Chester French

20 Apr 1850 – 7 Oct 1931

Artist. As a sculptor of bronze and marble statues and monuments,...

Robert Fulton

14 Nov 1765 – 24 Feb 1815

Inventor, Artist. While not the inventor of the steamboat, he was...

Charles Dana Gibson

14 Sep 1867 – 23 Dec 1944

Artist. Born the son of an amateur artist in Roxbury,...

William Glackens

13 Mar 1870 – 22 May 1938

Artist. He is remembered for being one of “The Eight,” a group of...

Horatio Greenough

6 Sep 1805 – 18 Dec 1852

Sculptor. Born in Boston, Greenough showed his interest in art at...

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