Day: January 28, 2023

28 January: Remembering Luz Jiménez on Birthday

Luz Jiménez (28 January 1897 – 11 August 1956) was an Indigenous Mexican model and Nahuatl-language linguistic informant, Luz Jiménez. Known as la mujer más pintada de México (the most painted woman of Mexico), Luz is depicted in countless works by Mexican artists of the early 20th century.

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28 January: Remembering Hidetsugu Yagi on Birthday

Hidetsugu Yagi (28 January 1886 – 19 January 1976) was a Japanese electrical engineer from Osaka, Japan. When working at Tohoku Imperial University, he wrote several articles that introduced a new antenna designed by his assistant Shintaro Uda to the English-speaking world

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28 January: Remembering Jackson Pollock on Birthday

Jackson Pollock (28 January 1912 –  11 August 1956) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was widely noticed for his “drip technique” of pouring or splashing liquid household paint onto a horizontal surface, enabling him to view and paint his canvases from all angles

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