Famous Artists - List of Famous Artists - page 4

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
Juan Gris

Juan Gris

Juan Gris was a renowned Spainish painter

SpanishMarch 23, 1887181 views

Paul Signac

Paul Signac was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who played a major role in the development of the Pointillist style

FrenchNovember 11, 1863128 views

Annibale Carracci

Annibale Carracci was one of the most influential Italian Baroque painters of the late 16th and early 17th century

ItalianNovember 3, 1560116 views

Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian painter and sculptor who reveled in painting the nudes

ItalianJuly 12, 1884104 views

Eugène Delacroix

Eugene Delacroix was an eminent French Romantic artist of his time and considered to be the forerunner of the French Romantic school

FrenchApril 26, 1798107 views

Camille Pissarro

Jacob-Abraham-Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French painter cum printmaker

FrenchJuly 10, 1830102 views

Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler is a popular American actor, director, painter and model

AmericanMarch 9, 1980514 views

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was an Italian painter and printmaker

ItalianMarch 5, 1696113 views

Canaletto

Giovanni Antonio Canal or Canaletto was an Italian painter of landscapes and an important printmaker

ItalianOctober 28, 169799 views

Masaccio

Masaccio was a renowned Italian painter of the early 15th century

ItalianDecember 21, 1401148 views