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Tamara De Lempicka
Born in Poland to an aristocratic family, Tamara de Lempicka (1898- 1980) was an Art Deco artist best known for her portraits captured in geometric shapes and hard, bright colors, borrowing themes from cubism but making them her own. She was best known for her portraits of aristocrats during the pre-war era in Europe, and celebrities in the '60s in the States.  

Madonna is also a massive fan of her work and collects her canvases, sometimes loaning them out to museums. In fact, she's such a fan that she has featured Lempicka's work in her music videos for "Open Your Heart" (1987), "Express Yourself" (1989), "Vogue" (1990) and "Drowned World/Substitute for Love" (1998).