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Kids and Teens Biography Artists


About Charles Schulz - Charles Schultz created the Peanuts comic strip.

About Lynn - Lynn Johnston created the comic strip about family, called For Better or For Worse.

African American Artists - Profiles and examples of work by Bearden, Clark, Douglas, Hunter, Johnson, Lawrence and Tanner.

Artists of Modern Times - Biographies, written by junior high school students, of 13 19th and 20th century artists.

Biography of Scott Adams - Scott Adams is the cartoonist who created the Dilbert comic strib.

Brief Biography of Norman Rockwell - Norman Rockwell was famous for his Saturday Evening Post cover illustrations which showed 20th century American life.

Claude Monet - Fourth-grader's school report includes detailed biographical information, historical background, and paintings.

Elizabeth Nesbitt Room Illustrators Project - Read about the lives of important children's books illustrators of the 19th and 20th centuries. Artists covered are: Walter Crane, Richard Doyle, Kay Nielsen, Beatrix Potter, Howard Pyle, Arthur Rackham, Ernst Shepard, Jesse Willcox Smith, and Newell Convers Wyeth.

Famous Artists - Biographies of Chagall, Dali, Da Vinci, Klee, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Rousseau, Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh, and Warhol.

Gary Larson - The Far Side - American cartoonist Gary Larson is profiled here.

Gary Trudeau - Brief biography and FAQs about the creator of the comic strip Doonesbury.

Meet Cathy Guisewite - Cathy Guisewite created the comic strip, Cathy.

Wyeth Family - The Wyeth family has produced three generations of artists and illustrators. Brief biographies are presented here of N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) who illustrated children's books, Andrew Wyeth (born 1917), and Jamie Wyeth (born 1946).

YouthlineUSA: Henri Matisse - A scholarly review of Matisse's life written especially for young people. Includes essential facts and interesting trivia.

YouthlineUSA: Rembrandt - A scholarly review of Rembrandt's life written especially for young people. Includes essential facts and interesting trivia

the Artchive: Vincent van Gogh - Includes biography, samples of the artist's work, and related articles.

The Detroit Institute of Arts: More on Van Gogh - A short biography of the artist.

Gardens of the Sunlight - Vincent van Gogh - A short biography and many samples of the artist's work.

Gogh, Vincent van - Britannica.com article explores the influences that shaped van Gogh's life and provides an overview of his contributions to the world of art.

Gogh, Vincent Willem van - Short article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides an overview of the artist's life.

Introduction to Vincent Van Gogh - History of the artist and images of his most popular works.

Van Gogh's Van Goghs - Tells the story of the artist's life. Includes portraits of his parents.

WebMuseum: Gogh, Vincent van - Provides a brief introduction to the artist and his works.

YouthlineUSA: Vincent Van Gogh - A scholarly review of Van Gogh's life written especially for young people. Includes essential facts and interesting trivia.

Biography - Part of the Web Gallery of Art, this page provides a detailed look at Michelangelo's life and includes information and photographs of some of his most famous works.

Michaelangelo Buonarroti - A brief collection of facts about the author's life and his works.

Michelangelo - Collection of 10 articles from Encarta Encyclopedia provide an in-depth look at the artist's life.

Michelangelo - Great Buildings Online - Focuses on the artist's contributions as an architect.

Michelangelo Buonarroti - Provides a comprehensive overview of Michelangelo's life. Three-part biography includes links to photographs of many of his works.

WebMuseum: Michelangelo - A brief introduction to the artist and his creations.

YouthlineUSA: Michelangelo Buonarotti - A scholarly review of Michelangelo's life written especially for young people. Includes essential facts and interesting trivia.

Audubon, John James - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides a brief introduction to the artist and includes samples of his work.

Audubon, John James - Britannica.com article introduces the author's life and works.

Audubon's Birds of America - An online version of Audubon's most popular work. Publisher's preface offers a readable summary of the artist's life and significance.

John James Audubon - Short biography from the Museum of Nebraska Art includes samples of Audubon's artwork.

John James Audubon 1785-1851 - Short biography from the National Audubon Society.

John James Audubon and John Bachman - Introduces one of Audubon's lesser-known contributions to the world of art, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.

The Camera Goes to War: Civil War Photographers - Brief profiles of three men who captured the Civil War on film.

Gordon Parks - Award-winning African-American photographer, writer, and film maker.

About Lewis Hine - A short biography from the New York Public Library.

Children At Work, 1908-1912 - Explains why Hine's work was important and includes several of his photographs.

The History Place - Child Labor in America - 60 photographs by Lewis W. Hine the investigative photographer who worked for the Child Labor Beareau.

Lewis Hine - Provides an in-depth look at the photographer's life and his accomplishments.

Lewis Hine - Tells about the photographer's life and includes examples of his work.

Lewis Wickes Hine's Work Portraits - Photographs of the nation's turn-of-the-century factories

Mathew B. Brady -- Biographical Note - Biographical information and a photograph of the photographer.

Mathew Brady - Article tells about Brady's life, his successes as a photographer, and his contributions to the 20th century.

Matthew Brady - Biographical sketch written from a British perspective tells about Brady's life and includes critics' comments on his works.

Matthew Brady - Short student-written biography from Donovan Elementary's Civil War Site.

Matthew Brady's Portraits - Smithsonian site features a virtual tour of Matthew Brady's National Portrait Gallery, along with a biography of the photographer himself, a look at how photographs were made during the Brady era, and a glossary of terms.

Adams, Ansel Easton - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides an overview of Adams' life and work.

Ansel Adams: An American icon - In text and photos, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly remembers Ansel Adams.

Ansel Adams Fiat Lux Database - Includes brief biography and provides access to over 1,700 images.

Educator's Guide: Ansel Adams - Includes biographical information, a look at the wide-format camera Adams often used, and a brief explanation of the Zone System invented to help control the light values within his photographs.

The History Place - Best of Ansel Adams - Features scenic photos taken from 1933-1942.