Graphic Events in History



2001 Death - Harvey R. Ball, graphic designer, invented the ubiquitous smiley face in 1963, dies at 79

1996 Death - Paul Rand, graphic designer, dies at 82

1996 Death - Abram Games, graphic artist, dies at 82

1996 Death - Saul Bass, graphic designer, filmmaker, dies at 74

1996 Death - Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer, dies at 65

1995 Death - Horst Janssen, graphic Artist, dies at 65

1995 Death - Hugo Pratt, graphic artist, dies at 68

1994 Death - Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer, dies at 77

1992 Death - Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies

1992 Death - Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist/painter/graphic artist, dies

1991 Death - Peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies

1990 Death - Jurriaan Schrofer, graphic designer, dies

1990 Death - Dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies

1981 Death - Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73

1980 Death - Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93

1978 Death - Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68

1972 Death - Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51

1969 Death - Peter Alma, painter/graphic artist, dies at 83

1965 Death - Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher, dies at 81

1962 Death - Willem Paerels, Netherlands/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83

1961 Birthday - Daniel Clowes, born in Chicago, Illinois, author, cartoonist, creator of 'Eightball', published graphic novels including, 'Ghost World'

1955 Death - Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73

1950 Death - Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66

1950 Death - Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53

1945 Death - Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77

1944 Birthday - Phil May, born in Wortley, England, artist, caricaturist, drawings published in The Bulletin, St. Stephens Review, The Graphic, regular staff member of Punch

1944 Death - Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies

1944 Death - Aristide Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies in car crash at 82

1943 Death - Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62

1941 Birthday - Jorg Reme, German/Dutch painter/graphic artist

1940 Death - Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies

1940 Death - Jean-Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies at 71

1938 Birthday - Henricus G Wijmans, Dutch graphic artist

1935 Birthday - Christoph Meckel, born in Berlin, Germany, graphic artist, writer, author, works include 'Georg Heym: Gedichte'

1935 Death - Max Liebermann, Germany impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87

1934 Death - Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63

1933 Birthday - Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher, Perscombinatie

1933 Birthday - Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist

1932 Birthday - Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter/graphic artist, pop art

1932 Death - Frans Gailliard, Belgian painter/graphic artist (Egina), dies at 70

1932 Birthday - Pieter Brattinga, Dutch graphic artist

1931 Birthday - Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist

1930 Birthday - Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer

1929 Birthday - Horst Janssen, graphic Artist

1929 Birthday - Gerd Zacher, born in Meppen, Germany, composer, organist, writer, contemporary compositions, written in graphic or verbal scores, include extended techniques, known as interpreter of works by Johann Sebastian Bach

1928 Death - Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69

1927 Birthday - Hugo Pratt, graphic artist

1924 Birthday - Gerard Wernars, Dutch graphic designer, Library stamps 1991

1924 Birthday - Mart Kempers, Dutch graphic artist and sculptor

1924 Birthday - Gunter Haese, German sculptor/graphic artist, Guggenheim prize 1967

1921 Birthday - Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist

1921 Birthday - Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist

1920 Birthday - Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist

1920 Birthday - Marcel Maeyer, de Maeyer, Belgian sculptor/graphic artist

1920 Death - Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63

1920 Birthday - Saul Bass, born in New York City, New York, graphic designer, filmmaker, created title sequences for 40 years, famous for The Man with the Golden Arm, kinetic typography in North by Northwest, Vertigo

1918 Death - Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28

1917 Birthday - Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer

1916 Birthday - Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist

1915 Death - Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle

1914 Birthday - Abram Games, graphic artist

1914 Birthday - Josef Muller-Brockmann, graphic designer/writer

1914 Birthday - Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer

1912 Birthday - Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist

1910 Birthday - Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter, Holland Festival

1910 Death - Francis S Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist, dies at 91

1909 Death - Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60

1909 Birthday - French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist

1906 Birthday - Harry van Kruiningen, Henri A Janssen, painter/graphic artist

1901 Birthday - Alexander Alexeieff, Russian/French painter and graphic artist

1900 Death - Peter S Koyer, Danish painter/sculptor/graphic artist, dies at 49

1898 Birthday - Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist

1897 Birthday - Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist

1897 Birthday - G Paul H Schuitema, graphic designer/photographer, System-O-Color

1897 Birthday - Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist

1894 Birthday - Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist

1893 Death - Barthelemy Menn, Swiss graphic artist/painter, dies at 77

1892 Death - Edouard Joseph Stevens, Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 72

1890 Death - Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies

1890 Death - Willem Linnig, Jr., Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies

1890 Birthday - Yves Alix, French painter/graphic artist

1890 Birthday - Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist

1888 Birthday - Josef Albers, German/U.S. graphic artist/painter/writer, Bauhaus

1887 Birthday - Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist

1886 Birthday - Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist

1884 Birthday - Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist

1883 Birthday - Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher

1881 Birthday - Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter/graphic artist, The Bridge

1881 Birthday - Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist

1880 Event - New York Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S. H. Horgan

1878 Birthday - Willem Paerels, Netherlands/Belgian painter/graphic artist

1878 Birthday - Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist

1871 Birthday - Johan J Arch, graphic artist, wood cutter

1868 Birthday - Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist

1867 Birthday - Emil Nolde, Hansen, German painter/graphic artist

1865 Birthday - Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator

1858 Birthday - Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist, 3 Brides

1857 Birthday - Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor

1851 Birthday - Peter S Koyer, Danish painter/sculptor/graphic artist

1849 Birthday - Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist, La femme

1842 Birthday - Willem Linnig Jr., Flemish painter and graphic artist

1838 Birthday - Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh

1824 Birthday - Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist

1819 Birthday - Edouard Joseph Stevens, Belgian animal painter/graphic artist

1818 Birthday - Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist

1815 Birthday - Barthelemy Menn, Swiss graphic artist/painter

1815 Death - Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 58

1787 Birthday - Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist

1777 Birthday - Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter, cartoonist and graphic artist

1756 Birthday - Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist

1591 Death - Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51

1539 Birthday - Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist/illustrator

1528 Death - Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56













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