Kenneth Noland studied at Black Mountain College in North Carolina, a school that encouraged experimental art. Well into the 1950s, the college supported artists of all kinds, from painters who wanted to dance to musicians who wanted to sculpt.
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Born to a Jewish family in Hamburg, Germany, Ruth Duckworth was considered rebellious at an early age because she chose to pursue art while her four older siblings excelled academically.
During a fifty-year career, Bricher made a comfortable living from his work but was rarely praised by critics. Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, he grew up in Newburyport, Massachusetts, and by 1851 was working in Boston.
Outstanding equestrian sculptor. He was the son of painter William Stanley Haseltine. Examples of his work include Man o' War, located at the thoroughbred's grave in Lexington, Ky., and Field Marshall Sir John Dill at Arlington Cemetery.
Charles Herbert Moore was a member of a small group of American artists, architects and writers who followed the writings of English art critic John Ruskin during the 1860s.