10 Most Famous Rococo Artists

Rococo Artists

The Rococo art movement began as the Baroque period came to an end in Europe during the early 18th century. Originating in France, the Rococo movement started as a clear departure from the influences of French Classicism. King Louis XIV’s death in 1715 marked the end of an era for many wealthy French families as … Read more

10 Iconic French Impressionists

French Impressionists

The Impressionist movement is one of the most influential periods of artistic expression since the Italian Renaissance. In the centuries preceding Impressionism, Europe had experienced a series of art movements that were connected to either the Catholic church, or more classical Greek and Roman styles, as well as the Renaissance. Most of the works from … Read more

10 Most Famous British Artists and Painters

Famous British Artists

Over the last several hundred years British artists have left a massive mark on the world of art. They first found fame in the Romanticism movement in the late 18th century with Turner and Constable both of which captured the essence of rural life in the UK with their landscape paintings. In recent times it … Read more

10 Most Famous Baroque Artists

Famous Baroque Artists

In the early 17th century to the 1740s, baroque was the art style that flourished in Europe. Baroque is adopted from the French word (which means pearl of an abnormal shape), which turns from a Portuguese Barroco irregular pearl. The word was later translated into Spanish Barrueco and Italian Barocco. During that time, the baroque style was dominant in … Read more

10 Most Famous Hispanic Artists

Famous Hispanic Artists

Hispanic artists are responsible for some of the most interesting art ever produced. Many of which operated on the cusp of modernity for their time, paving new paths and are major figures in some genres such as abstract art, cubism, and surrealism. Great artist such as Picasso, Kahlo, Dali are household names in the art … Read more

10 Most Famous Romanticism Artists

Famous Romanticism Artists

The Romanticism movement with it’s emphasis on imagination and emotion was a response to the Enlightenment Age, also known as the Age of Reason, which had a more focused emphasis on reason and science. The Romanticism artists sought to be free from any artificial rules about what a piece of art should be and instead … Read more

10 Most Famous Chinese Artists

Famous Chinese Paintings

Chinese arts have had several great painters starting from the third century up to date. Chinese art dates to the Neolithic period, when simple sculptures and pottery were common. However, that art has evolved with time because philosophy, politics, and religion have played a critical role in ancient Chinese art. In particular, the period between … Read more

10 Most Famous 19th Century Artists

Famous 19th Century Artists

Many of the great 19th century artists rod the wave of modern art that would start with realism and then on to impressionism. France in the late 19th century was one of he most exciting times in art and is considered the epicenter of art in the world at the time. Many 19th century paintings … Read more

Famous 18th Century Artists

Famous 18th Century Artists

18th century artists were witnesses to two distinct yet dramatic changes in the world, the French Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment. Both events had a profound affect on the world of art . The Rococo and Neoclassicism art movements can be said to define much of 18th century art with Rococo art a continuation … Read more

10 Most Famous Realism Artists

Famous Realism Artists

Realism was an artistic movement that sprouted in France in the 1840s during the 1848 revolution. Realism artists denounced romanticism, which prevailed the French literature and artistic work since the early 19th century. Realism was chiefly concerned with how things appealed to the eye rather than the ideal representation containment of the world. Gustave Courbet … Read more