Jackson Pollock Biography

Jackson Pollock Biography

Jackson Pollock grew to prominence as one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. To the general public his most know for his large drip paintings canvases that pushed the boundaries of abstract expressionism. Like most abstract painters Pollock’s work challenges the viewer in ways never before seen in the art world. Jackson … Read more

Pablo Picasso Biography

Pablo Picasso Biography

Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest Spanish artists of the 20th century who was famous for being one of the leading artists in the formation of the cubist movement. He was also a famous sculptor, ceramist, print-maker and stage designer. He was a significant influencer due to his innovative style. His work matured from … Read more

Juan Gris Biography

Juan Gris Biography

Juan Gris was one of the leading Spanish painters, illustrators and sculptors of his time. He worked the majority of his professional life in France. His is of particular note as one of the leading cubist artists early in his career along with fellow Spaniard Pablo Picasso. Juan Gris Biography Gris was born as the 13th … Read more

Joan Miro Biography

Joan Miro Biography

Joan Miro was a Spanish artist who combined Surrealist fantasy with abstract art. His unique and mature style evolved from the tension between his imagination, vision of modern life’s harshness, and poetic impulse. He also worked mainly on Lithography and created several tapestries, Murals, and sculptures for public spaces. His highly personalized visual language originated … Read more

Salvador Dali Biography

Salvador Dali Biography

Salvador Dali is one of the most celebrated artists of his time. Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali y Domenech, as he is known as in full, was born on 11th May 1904 in Spain. Probably the most famous of the surrealist artists he famous for his explorations of conscious imagery, which has made him a Surrealist … Read more

Famous Landscape Artists

Famous Landscape Artists

It is only in the last two to three hundred years that landscape artists would find favor in the art world. Prior to this the majority of paintings would have been either highly religious, historical or portraits of the rich and powerful. Capturing everyday scenes in the countryside was considered low-brow by many art critics. … Read more

Famous Modern Artists

Famous Modern Artists

When most of the general public hear the term modern art they will usually assume that we are talking about contemporary art. The two are often mistakenly confused. Modern artists are those that were spearheading the revolution in various new art movements from the 1850’s up to the 1970’s. After the 1970’s they should be … Read more

Famous American Artists

Famous American Artists

Most of the famous American artists on this list for many will be household names in 20th century art as it is only in that century did American artists truly have an impact on the world stage. Throughout the 18th century the majority of artists in American would have taken much of their inspiration and … Read more

10 Most Famous Mexican Artists

Famous Mexican Artists

To the general public most of the famous Mexican artists on the list may not be such house hold names compared to the more famous American artists north of the border However, their contribution to to the art world in particular Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is not to be underestimated at a personal level … Read more

Leonardo da Vinci Biography

Leonardo da Vinci Biography

Leonardo da Vinci is one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance era. No question that da Vinci had a very curious, imaginative mind, which often came out in his paintings.  Still to this day, his popularly is as high as ever from those within the art community. da Vinci still inspires a generation of future artists. Leonardo … Read more