Monthly Archives: February 2011
Julia Morgan was one of the first women to graduate from University of California at Berkeley with a degree in civil engineering, the first to graduate with an architecture degree at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the first … Continue reading
Nicolas Roerich was a Russian Artist who was part of the Czar’s Family who escaped when the Revolution happened. He traveled in the Himalayas and painted many of the sights. Some say he visited the secret city of Shambala and … Continue reading
American Maxfield Parrish has a color of cobalt blue named after him. He was a painter and illustrator from the Art Deco Era. He painted storytales and advertizements for Harpers Bazaar and companies like Edison Mazda. He almost always painted … Continue reading
Agnes Pelton was inspired by the New Mexico desert where she also joined a group of Taos artists called the Transcendental Painting group. Her works move toward abstraction of philosophical questions.