Happy Birthday to the artist and illustrator who gave us the magnificent illustrations for the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs – Tarzan and John Carter of Mars
Happy Birthday, Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 -December 7, 1902) German-born American Caricaturist and Editorial Cartoonist, considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon.”
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it’s a painful, difficult search within.” Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
“Nothing has changed in these past two thousand years. Only the names are slightly different.” Alphonse Mucha, graphic artist (1860-1939) on art through the ages.
“Life etches itself onto our faces as we grow older, showing our violence, excesses or kindnesses.” Rembrandt Van Rijn
“Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways. But the good artists who follow after genius – and I count myself among these – have to restore the lost connection once more.” Käthe Kollwitz (July 8, 1867 – April 22, 1945) A German painter, print-maker and sculptor; her work portrayed the sufferingContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Käthe Kollwitz”