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Will Barnet (b. 1911)

His work has been exhibited in prominent museums and galleries in the United States and around the world, and is included in many prestigious collections including the Metropolitan Musem of Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York

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Robert Blair (1912-2003)

Blair is known for his watercolors, but also worked in oils, pen and ink, sculpture, acrylics and drawing. His work is in many museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Butler Institute of American Art and Colgate University

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Charles Burchfield (1893-1967)

Burchfield was the recipient of many honors including the Dawson Memorial Medal, Honorary Degrees from Harvard and Hamilton College and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, followed by that organization's Gold Medal in 1959.

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Bernard Corey (1914-2000)

Bernard Corey was a plein-air landscape painter who was born in Grafton, Massachusetts where he lived most of his life. He was recognized for his landscape paintings using oils and watercolors and almost to the time of his death, painted on location at many New England shores and countrysides.

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Virginia Cuthbert (1908-2001)

Aided by an August Hazard Fellowship for European Study, Cuthbert worked with Colin Gill in London, attending the Chelsea Polytechnical Institute and had her work critiqued by Augustus John, the famous British portrait painter.

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Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

As an artist, Salvador Dali was not limited to a particular style or media. The body of his work, from early impressionist paintings through his transitional surrealist works, and into his classical period, reveals a constantly growing and evolving artist.

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Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) (1892-1990)

In 1915, Erté began an association with Harper's Bazaar, that culminated in him designing the magazine's cover for 22 years. The high visability of the monthly periodical resulted in a brand new aristic movement called Art Deco.

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Harold English

Harold "Hal" English, a highly regarded Western New York regional artist, is best known for his realistic depicitions of nudes in various poses. Working in charcoal, pastel, and oil paint, he was always able to make you wonder what was on his subject's mind.

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Philippe Halsman (1906-1979)

Latvian-born American artist Philippe Halsman began his photographic career contributing to fashion magazines such as Vogue and soon gained a reputation as one of the preeminent portait photographers in France.

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Felicie Waldo Howell (1881-1946)

An accomplished artist at a young age, Honolulu-born Felicie Waldo Howell had already begun winning awards for her painting before she reached the age of 20. Howell was always well regarded, and received solo exhibitions at leading museums and galleries.

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John J. Inglis (1867-1946)

John Inglis, original from Dubli received excellent academic training in Europe. He was regarded as an exxtremely learned senior painter winning many gold medals. Inglis' basically conservative style results in glorious and bright paintings of great depth.

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Barry Johnson (b. 1949)

Johnson, founded The Benjaman Gallery in 1970. In addition to being an artist, Johnson worked as an Associate Teacher at Buffalo State, an advisor to The University of Buffalo and The Burchfield Penny Art Center, and as a legal expert and author on all types of damage, loss, or theft of works of art.

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Barry Woods Johnston (b. 1941)

Barry Johnston is best known for his imaginative realism and his influence on many contemporary sculptors in freeing the sculptural figure from gravity. Johnston studied under Jose de Creeft at the Arts Student League and served in Vietnam. Johnston has a studio today in Baltimore, MD.

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Alexander Levy (1881-1946)

Alexander Levy studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy with Frank Duveneck. He was a member of the Buffalo Society of Sanity and Art, exhibited at the Salons of America, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and the Albright Art Gallery.

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James "Jimmy" C. Litz (1949-2009)

Litz's permanent displays include the National Vietnam Veterans War Art Museum, the American Folk Art Museum, the President Bush Library and the International Folk Art Museum. His work is soon to be added to the Burchfield-Penny Art Museum.

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Peter Max (b.1937)

A lover of music, Peter Max has been designated the official artist for the Grammys, the 25th Anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the Woodstock Music Festival.

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Thomas John Mitchel (1875-1940)

Thomas John Mitchell, born in Rochester, New York in 1875, was known largely in his own community, as a member of the Rochester Art Club and the Geneseeans. The latter was a group of representational landscape painters devoted to regional imagery.

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George Renouard (1885-1954)

George A. Renouard, who was born in Rochester, New York and lived much of his life in New York City, was a graphic artist, painter and art educator. He exhibited at many prominent museums during his career.

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Milton Rogovin (b.1909)

Milton Rogovin's first photographic series documenting store-front church services in Buffalo, took three years to complete and the photographs from this series were published in Aperture magazine.

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Amos W. Sangster (1833-1904)

Amos W. Sangster, a Canadian-American, was a noted artist, painter, etcher, inventor and respected art instructor primarily known for his etchings of the Niagara Falls region, and for his landscape and marine paintings in oil and watercolor.

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Walter Granville Smith (1870-1938)

Walter Granville Smith, who reportedly produced the first color illustration in America, received numerous awards and prizes throughout his career. He incoporated the methods of plein-air study into his painting capturing a keen sense of natural light.

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Martha Hamlin Visser't Hooft (1906-1994)

Visser't Hooft was born in Buffalo in 1906, and developed her passion for art in Paris and New York. She established her career in New York City as well as Buffalo. Her work has been exhibited at The Metropolitan, The Corcoran Gallery and many others.

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Franz Xavier Weidinger (1890-1972)

Weidinger lived and studied in Vienna, Austria. He won several awards and worked as a professor at the Vienna Academy of Fine Art. In the period between the two world wars Weidinger's paintings were in great demand. The artist preferred to work in watercolor.

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