10 Most 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

10 Most 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

Donatello Biography

Donatello Biography

Donatello is considered to be one of the greatest artists from the Renaissance period. As a sculptor, he is credited with creating the predominant styles of the Renaissance. Along with Michaelangelo Buonarroti, da Vinci and Raphael he is considered one of leading italian renaissance artists. Donatello Biography He was born Donato di Betto Bardi in … Read more

Michelangelo Biography

Michelangelo Biography

Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the prominent classical artists from the Italian High Renaissance. Also known as il Divino, he is well known for his works as a sculptor, painter and architect. He spent much of his career in the service of the Medici family. Michelangelo Biography His full name was Michelangelo de Lodovico Buonarroti … Read more

Raphael Biography

Raphael Biography

Raffaello Sanzio, most commonly known as Raphael, was a highly-praised artist during the Italian High Renaissance Classical era. His most prized pieces tend to include those found in the Palace of the Vatican of Rome and the Sistine Madonna. By taking a look at Raphael’s life, it becomes easier to see what influenced his artistic … Read more

10 Most Famous Surrealist Artists

Famous Surrealist Artists

Surrealism is more than a genre, but an artistic movement that inspired a world. Many surrealist paintings can be defined as themes of imagery, bright color skims and other bold artistic techniques. The top surrealist artists felt they had an open invitation to explore the subconscious mind of humans. Thus, the end result depicts a person’s deepest thoughts … Read more

10 Most Famous Cubist Artists

Famous Cubist Artists

The world of Cubism art finds its genesis in artists who populated France and Europe at the beginning of the 20th century However, the roots of the style stretch from the early works of Cezanne in the 1800s to as late as current times in 2020 with Alexandra Nechita. Here are 10 famous Cubist artists … Read more

10 Most Famous Abstract Artists

Famous Abstract Artists

The major names in this list of the most famous Abstract Artists broke stunning new ground in what could be considered as ‘art’ often inventing new techniques along the way. For the average viewer abstract paintings can often be intimidating, sometimes met with confusion and as they were initially even with rejection. The abstract artists … Read more