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Margaret Keane "Tomorrow Forever" Numbered Print 29" x 39"

SKU: 16631
$250.00 $1,200.00
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Born in 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee, Margaret always loved to paint and draw since an early age.  She first made her paintings famous in San Francisco’s North Beach in the 1950s.

Margaret’s work drew little accolades from art critics but was loved and admired by the world.  Andy Warhol said, “I think what Keane has done is terrific!  If it were bad, so many people wouldn’t like it.”   Margaret went on to become one of the most successful living artists in the early 60s to present day.

Margaret’s art gained wide favor and started a big-eyed movement in the early 60s, influencing a large crop of big-eyed artists such as Lee, Gig, Maio, Ozz Franca, Igor Pantuhoff, and Eve.  Margaret has created a legacy of Big Eyes influencing many toy designs and cartoons, such as Little Miss No Name Dolls, Blythe dolls the cartoon Powerpuff Girls, created by Craig McCracken.  And more recently numerous illustrators, New Contemporary and Pop Surrealism artist such as, Yoshitomo Nara, Mark Ryden, and Tim Burton.

One of Margaret’s favorite artist is Amedeo Modigliani, and His art has had a major influence in the way she’s painted women since circa 1959. Throughout the years Margaret has also been influenced by Van Gogh, Henri Rousseau, Leonardo da Vinci, Gustav Klimt, Edgar Degas, Picasso, Sandro Botticelli and Paul Gauguin.  Each of these artists has influenced Margaret’s use of color, dimension and composition.  Along with these great and awe inspiring artists, Margaret’s own creative genius of Big Eyes and women has continued to influence and inspire countless artists today.

Adored by fans and collectors Worldwide, Margaret continued to sketch daily until her passing on June 26, 2022 in Napa, California.  Margaret is one of the most prolific and influential artists ever, and is an American Icon and Modern Master.  Enjoy over 60 years of timeless art as you browse our website and experience Margaret’s labor of love.

 

“BIG EYES” a movie about the life of Margaret & Walter Keane, Directed by Tim Burton, and staring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz to be released December 25, 2014.