30 June 2022

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Margaret Keane Kitsch Painter Of Big Eyed Children Dies Aged 94

The painter Margaret Keane, creator of melancholy portraits of big-eyed children, popular in the late 1950s-1960s, has died aged 94.

17 January 2015

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Margaret Keane’s Big Eye Paintings Exhibited At California Museum

The success of the Tim Burton film Big Eyes which tells the incredible story of American artist Margaret Keane, her scheming husband Walter Keane, and one of the greatest frauds of all time, has rekindled interest in her work, which has seen a resurgence in popularity and a Museum exhibition. Margaret Keane’s melancholy portraits of […]

27 October 2014

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Walter Keane – Epic Art Fraud And The Big Eyes Of Hollywood

Walter Keane was an American artist who became famous in the 1950s and 1960s for painting a series of widely-reproduced images depicting vulnerable children with enormous eyes.