• Diógenes Ballester – Puerto Rican American Visual Artist

    DIÓGENES BALLESTER, MFA is a visual artist, educator, and writer. He holds and MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BFA from the Catholic University of Puerto Rico. As a youth, he attended the prestigious art preparatory School of Visual Arts Miguel Pou and studied at the Ponce Museum of Art in Ponce, Puerto Rico. [...]
  • Mary Doyle Keefe: Model for Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter Painting Dies

    FILE - In this May 22, 2002 file photo, Mary Doyle Keefe poses at her home in Nashua, N.H., with the May 29, 1943, cover of the Saturday Evening Post for which she had modeled as "Rosie the Riveter" in a Norman Rockwell painting. Keefe died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Simsbury, Conn., after a [...]
  • Betye Saar: African-American artist, known for her work in the field of assemblage

    Betye Irene Saar (born July 30, 1926 in Los Angeles, California) is an American artist, known for her work in the field of assemblage. Saar was a part of the black arts movement in the 1970s, challenging myths and stereotypes. In the 1990s, her work was politicized while she continued to challenge the negative ideas of African-Americans. One of her better-known and [...]