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Articles about artists and their works including facts and lists of the most famous painters and sculptors as well as their most renowned works.

Famous Impressionist Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Impressionist Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Impressionism emerged in France in the middle of the 19th century. Though it was initially criticized, it soon gathered a following and, with time, it became so popular that it led to analogous movements...
Famous Louvre Artworks Featured

10 Most Famous Artworks In the Louvre

  After serving as royal residence for numerous years, the Louvre was finally converted into a museum to display the nation's masterpieces by the National Assembly during the French Revolution. The museum opened on August...
Famous Renaissance Artists Featured

10 Famous Renaissance Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Dated from the 14th to the 17th century, the Renaissance was a period in the history of Europe which saw great cultural development. The word "Renaissance" means "re-birth" and the period is named so...
Jackson Pollock Featured Image

Jackson Pollock | Biography, Facts, Paintings & Quotations

  Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956) was an American painter who is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. He faced financial difficulties in his early career. However, he developed...
Jackson Pollock Facts Featured

Jackson Pollock | 10 Facts On The Famous American Artist

  Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956) was an American painter who is most famous for his style of painting known as drip painting. However, at the peak of his artistic career, he abandoned this style...
Jackson Pollock Biography Featured

Jackson Pollock | Biography of the Famous American Artist

  Jackson Pollock was an American painter who is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. The youngest of five sons of LeRoy Pollock and his wife Stella May, Pollock...
Famous Indian Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Indian Artists And Their Best Known Works

  Indian art has a rich and complex history spanning thousands of years. However, the artists of ancient India, who created magnificent works like the murals in the caves of Ajanta and Ellora, are not...
Rabindranath Tagore Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of Rabindranath Tagore

  Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) was an Indian Bengali writer who was a towering figure of 20th century world literature. Apart from being a prolific writer, he was also an influential artist and a...
Rabindranath Tagore Biography Featured

Rabindranath Tagore | Biography of the Famous Indian Polymath

  Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian Bengali polymath who contributed to numerous fields including poetry, drama, art, music and education. Born in a culturally-rich family, Tagore despised formal education and was thus mostly home schooled....
Famous Paintings of Women Featured

10 Most Famous Paintings Depicting Women By Renowned Artists

  Women have been a favorite topic of artists through the ages. In ancient art, women were often depicted as goddesses and mythological characters. The fifteenth century saw the emergence of idealized portraits of women...

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