M.C. Escher - famouslefties.com

Maurits Cornelis, nicknamed “Mauk”, was born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. He was the youngest son of civil engineer George Arnold Escher and his second wife, Sara Gleichman. In 1903, the[…]

M.C. Escher

LeRoy Neiman - famouslefties.com

Profile In 2006, he donated $3 million to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago to support a Master’s class in figure drawing…more

LeRoy Neiman

Leonardo da Vinci - famouslefties.com

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519), was an Italian  polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and[…]

Leonardo da Vinci

Albert Einstein (pronounced /ˈælbərt ˈaɪnstaɪn/; German: [ˈalbɐt ˈaɪ̯nʃtaɪ̯n]; 14 March 1879–18 April 1955) was a German-born Swiss-American  theoretical physicist, philosopher  and author who is widely regarded as one of the[…]

Albert Einstein

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni  (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays[…]

Michelangelo Buonaroti

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was[…]

Benjamin Franklin

Paul Klee (German pronunciation: [ˈkleː]; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered both a Swiss and a German painter.[a] His highly individual[…]

Paul Klee

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa or simply Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and illustrator, whose immersion in the colourful[…]

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish-born French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in the field[…]

Marie Curie

William Henry “Bill” Mauldin (October 29, 1921 – January 22, 2003) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist from the United States. He was most famous for his World War[…]

Bill Mauldin

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso  25 October 1881 – 8[…]

Pablo Picasso

Brice Marden (born October 15, 1938), is an American artist, generally described as Minimalist, although his work defies specific categorization. He is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery…more

Brice Marden

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (German pronunciation: (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a 19th-century German philosopher, poet, composer and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy[…]

Friedrich Nietzsche

Cathy Lee Guisewite (born September 5, 1950) is the cartoonist who created the comic strip Cathy  in 1976. Her main cartoon character (Cathy) is a career woman faced with the[…]

Cathy Guisewite

Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943) — known as R. Crumb  — is an American artist, illustrator and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his[…]

Robert Crumb