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Historical Artists: Learn about Famous Artists throughout History

Edward Hopper became an influential American realist painter of the 20th century. Early on, however, Edward Hopper was not so. . . read more

The 20th century marked a time of change in the art world, and two of the most revolutionary artists to influence the 20th. . . read more

Claude Monet was a leading Impressionist painter in France during the late 19th century. Characterized by plein air paintings and. . . read more

American painter Mary Cassatt was born in 1844 in Pennsylvania; she went on to become one of the most prominent female painters in the Impressionist art movement. It was a time when there weren’t even that many woman painters at all (painting wasn't necessarily "ladylike"), and Mary Cassatt stood out. . . read more

Eugene Delacroix was a famous French Romantic painter born in 1798 near Paris. His paintings were first known for their classical. . . read more

Born in 1869, Henri Matisse was a widely influential French painter who lived in the early 20th century. He was really more of an. . . read more

Georges Braque was a French painter born in 1882, and the co-creator of the Cubist art movement. Although never as popular as. . . read more

Pablo Picasso—born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso—is quite possibly the most famous artist that has ever. . . read more

Edgar Degas was a French artist who is best known for his drawings, paintings and sculptures of ballerinas; as well as many. . . read more

Spanish artist Francisco Goya painted portraits for the King of Spain, made political paintings about the French invasion, and. . . read more

17th century Spanish artist Diego Velazquez was court painter to the King of Spain. Famous paintings by Diego Velazquez include. . . read more

You might know Andy Warhol simply as a painter of Campbell's Soup cans or the artist who made colorful Marilyn Monroe prints. Looking back, his art probably feels more retro than revolutionary—after all, we’re used to. . . read more

Famous artist and portrait painter John Singer Sargent was known for painting wealthy aristocrats as well as the controversial. . . read more

Peter Paul Rubens was arguably one of the best painters of the 17th century Baroque style, and certainly the most famous Northern. . . read more

Learn about Michelangelo Buonarroti, painter of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo created some of the most beautiful sculptures,. . . read more

Piet Mondrian was a famous abstract painter, born in the Netherlands in 1872. His most recognized works are abstract paintings of colored squares, rectangles, and thick black lines, some of which you'll see farther down. Of course Mondrian didn't start out painting squares and rectangles—growing up during the tail end of . . . read more

Dutch artist and still life painter Willem Kalf created some of the finest, most ornate still life paintings in art history.. . . read more

The artist Vincent Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter whose love of color is clearly seen in his now famous paintings.. . . read more

Learn about artist Salvador Dali and his surrealist paintings, including Persistence of Memory, his most famous surreal painting. . . read more

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