Famous Artists - List of Famous Artists - page 3

A person who is involved in any form of art work is referred to as an artist. Artists are skilled people who are well versed with the basic concepts of art and produces art in any form that has aesthetic value. An artist may nor may not have a degree in fine arts but may produce art either way. An artist may refer to a sculptor, painter or a photographer. The different types of artists include abstract painters, conceptual artist, portrait painters, sketch artists, illustrators, digital artists, printmakers, textile artists, glass artists, mixed media artists and jewelry artists among many other types of artists. People involved in the creation of films, may also be referred to as artist. Artistic activities also include dancing, acting, writing and music. Therefore any activity for which the imagination is used and creativity is unleashed is referred to as an artistic activity. Art history as a full-fledged academic discipline developed in the 19th century. In ancient times cave paintings, petroglyphs sculptures and rock paintings were done, which was around 40,000 years ago. Dig out more intriguing facts about many famous artists in the world, with this compilation of biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Artists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Susan Mikula1958AmericanSusan Mikula is an American artist and photographer
Akira ToriyamaApril 5, 1955JapaneseAkira Toriyama is a Japanese manga artist
Bob RossOctober 29, 1942AmericanBob Ross was a celebrated, creative American painter and an art instructor
Matthew Gray GublerMarch 9, 1980AmericanMatthew Gray Gubler is a popular American actor, director, painter and model
Margaret KeaneSeptember 15, 1927AmericanMargaret Keane is an artist known for creating the ‘big-eyed waifs’
Banksy1974BritishBanksy is the pseudonym of an English-based graffiti artist known for his politically themed and often controversial graffiti
Gloria VanderbiltFebruary 20, 1924AmericanGloria Vanderbilt is an American author, actor, socialite, artist, heiress, and fashion designer
Yayoi KusamaMarch 22, 1929JapaneseYayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artists
Paul GauguinJune 7, 1848FrenchPaul Gauguin was a leading French Post Impressionist painter known for his use of bold colours and synthetist style
Jwan YosefSeptember 6, 1984Swedish, SyrianJwan Yosef is a Syrian-born Swedish artist and painter

Nicolas Poussin

Nicolas Poussin was a famous French painter and draftsman and a leading painter of the classical French Baroque style

FrenchJune 15, 1594115 views
Jan Steen

Jan Steen

Jan Steen was a famous Dutch genre painter, born in the seventeenth century

Dutch162688 views

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens was a Dutch artist, who rose to become one of the most influential Baroque painters of his generation

BelgianJune 28, 1577172 views

Anthony van Dyck

Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque painter who was well-known for his works during the 17th century

BelgianMarch 22, 1599112 views

Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian Baroque painter who rose to prominence in the 17th century

ItalianJuly 8, 1593245 views

Fernand Léger

Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker in the first half of the 20th century

FrenchFebruary 4, 1881104 views

Tintoretto

Tintoretto was a famous Italian painter and an important proponent of the Renaissance school

ItalianSeptember 29, 1518114 views

Giovanni Bellini

Giovanni Bellini was an Italian Renaissance painter

Italian1430135 views

Sandro Botticelli

Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, popularly known as Sandro Botticelli, was an Italian painter

Italian1445104 views