Sir Alexander Fleming -

Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist. Fleming published many articles on bacteriology, immunology and chemotherapy. His best-known achievements are the[…]

Sir Alexander Fleming

Kathe Kollwitz -

Käthe Schmidt Kollwitz (July 8, 1867 – April 22, 1945) was a German painter, printmaker, and sculptor whose work offered an eloquent and often searing account of the human condition[…]

Kathe Kollwitz

Peter Paul Rubens -

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color,[…]

Peter Paul Rubens

Alan Turing -

Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954), was an English mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and computer scientist. He was influential in the development of computer science[…]

Alan Turing

M.C. Escher -

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 -

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

Albrecht Dürer (German pronunciation: 21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528)  was a German  painter, printmaker and theorist from Nuremberg. His prints established his reputation across Europe when he was[…]

Albrecht Dürer

Leonardo da Vinci -

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