Artists

By Jasmine Grimes

Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo was born on the 12th of july 1882 and died the 2nd of january 1920. he was a Italian painter and sculptor, was one of the most fascinating personalities of the School of Paris in its heroic years and a mannerist with a personal touch. Modigliani moved to PAris when he was 22 to study art there. he had a daughter named jeanna. when he died, she went to italy to live with his family, where she was called Giovanna. Giovanna Modigliani wrote a book about her father.

Henri Matisse

Henri was born on the 31st of december 1869 and died on the 3rd of november 1954. He was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. The greatest master of modern sophistication, Henri Matisse, learned from the manner in which children draw how to see natural objects in an innocent way, as if perceiving them for the first time.

Vincent Van Gogh

Van gogh was born on the March the 30th 1853 and died July 29th 1890. Vincent ate paints & guzzles in suicide attempt on Dec 23, 1889. He only sold one painting in his life time he shot himself and didnt die until 2 days later when he was 37.