This Day in the Arts: July 28
British children’s author Beatrix Potter, creator of the character Peter Rabbit, is born.
French-American artist Marcel Duchamp is born. He is associated with the Surrealist and Dada art movements.
Australian Aborigine artist Albert Namatjira is born. He would make history both in art, with a sold-out 1938 exhibition, and as the first Northern Territory Aborigine to be freed of the legislation that made Aborigines wards of the state.