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The August Artists

Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918)

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt, the artist known for his sketches and murals, the Symbolist painter was born in the year 1862 near Vienna. Klimt took up art seriously and studies in the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts till the year 1883. During this period, he developed a liking for various art forms and slowly started gaining mastery in architecture. He also took up mural works and started a career in art with mural painting.

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Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir was a French impressionist painter and a contributor of prominent art works in the nineteenth century. Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in a middle class family in France. As a boy, he worked in a nearby porcelain factory which was the beginning of his artistic journey; he started by painting and decorating the porcelain items made in the factory. During this period, he was deeply inspired by the paintings of  François Boucher who was one of the master painters of the 18th century. 

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Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Claude Monet

Claude Monet was an impressionist artist born in France in the city of Paris. He was born on the 14th of November, 1980. Monet studied art in his teenage and started by painting seascapes and landscapes. He became known among the people of the town for his charcoal caricatures and his sketches.  

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” said Picasso. It is indeed the numerous lies that this great artist uttered during his lifetime that has enabled many of us realize the hidden truth of this life. Picasso is undoubtedly one of the greatest artists of all times and probably the greatest of the 20th century.

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