Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

Our next post regarding Artists You Need To Know is focused upon the impressive duo of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. The Canadian artists live and work in British Columbia. From their site :  they “are internationally recognized for their immersive...

Joanne Tod

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Joanne Tod. She is a Canadian contemporary artist and teacher whose paintings have been exhibited nationally and internationally for the past thirty years. From the Canada Council Art Bank : “Evolving from an early interest in...

Dora Maar

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Dora Maar (1907 – 1997). Born Henriette Théodora Markovitch, she was a French photographer, painter, and poet. Too often dismissed as ‘simply’ a model and muse for Pablo Picasso, any examination of her life and...

Betye Saar

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Betye Saar. Betye Irene Saar is an African American artist who works primarily in assemblage creating artworks that are direct responses to her political and social environment in the United States. Saar is also a fine printmaker :...

Niki de Saint Phalle

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Niki de Saint Phalle (1930 – 2002). A French – American sculptor, painter, filmmaker, and author of colorful hand-illustrated books, she was born Catherine Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle. She is recognized as one of the...