10 Most Famous Italian Renaissance Artists

Famous Italian Renaissance Artists

The Italian Renaissance was a time that is remembered as one of the most influential periods in history when it comes to its many contributions to the world of art. The Italian Renaissance was a time that painters began to focus more heavily on areas like perspective, composition, light and dark, and a number of … Read more

10 Most Famous Abstract Expressionism Artists

Famous Abstract Expressionism Artists

Abstract Expressionism is one of the most peculiar art movements to have come out of the many different modern-day schools of artistic thought and expression. The movement began to spring up out of societal changes that coincided with the final weeks and months of World War II. This time was one in which people from … Read more

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 Drawing Artists

Famous Drawing Artists

Drawing has been an integral part of human artistic expression for thousands of years. From the earliest cave drawings to modern day artwork that’s done in pencil, drawing has long been closely connected to our cultures and ways of life. While painting is mostly considered to be the more popular form of artistic expression, drawing … 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