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Isabel
Bishop

United States 
1902−1988
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Isabel Bishop (Isabel Bishop, March 3, 1902, Cincinnati, USA – February 19, 1988, new York, USA) is an American artist known for his paintings of women and scenes of the city of new York. Bishop was born in Cincinnati in the family of a teacher and writer. Started to learn painting at the age of 12 and at 16 moved to new York, where he entered the School of applied design for women. In 1932, her works depicting women on the streets of Manhattan, began to exhibit in galleries. In 1936, the Bishop began to teach at the art students League artists in new York, while continuing to write, and four years later became a member of the National Academy of design.

The features of creativity of the artist Isabel Bishop: since 1920-ies developed his own realistic style, inspired by the works Rubensand other Dutch and Flemish masters that she has studied during his travels in Europe. Many of the works of Bishop features a blurred background, designed to display the speed of urban life. In the Mature works of the artist most prominently, residents of Union square in new York, where Studio Bishop. Her portraits often represent images of individual heads, the artist focused attention on the facial expressions. in addition, in later years, she often writes Nudes.

Famous paintings by Isabel Bishop: "Virgil and Dante in Union square", "Two girls", "Meeting", "Walking women".

Author: Eugene Sidelnikov
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