• image A Dutch Grand Master, Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) was an astoundingly prolific post-Impressionist who produced all of his work in 10 years, but only sold one painting in his life. While institutionalized, Van Gogh created “Starry Night,” his most famous painting, completely from memory. It now hangs in the permanent collection in New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
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  • image Ron Davidson, was born in Sunderland where he has lived and worked all his life. His paintings are inspired by the coast, countryside and industry that are found on the doorstep. His paintings are highly sought after in the local area and he has produced paintings for local compaines such as Vaux Brewries, Sunderland AFC and English Estates. Ron has held exhibitions in the Sunderland and since his retirement has joined and exhibited with the North of England Art Club in Newcastle.
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  • image Robert Wild, of Sunderland is a self taught artist. His interest in landscape and architectural painting has developed over the 40 years that he has been painting. He works in oil, acrylic and watercolours and has exhibited throughout the North East of England. In 2004 his painting of "Santa Maria Della Salute", Venice, was shortlisted for the Not the Turner Prize and was exhibited at the Mall Galleries in London.
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  • image Claude Monet (1840 – 1926) pioneered Impressionism, profoundly influencing landscape painting. From Paris, Monet met the nucleus of his Impressionist group while attending the studio of Glenyre. Making a break from established painting techniques, Monet captured the fleeting effects of time of day, atmosphere and season upon color and light. Like a prism, his artwork broke color into individual elements
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