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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 Female Painters Featured

10 Most Famous Female Artists And Their Masterpieces

  In 1971, American art historian Linda Nochlin published her essay "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?". It focused on the institutional obstacles that had prevented women in the west from becoming successful...
Cubism Facts Featured

Cubism | 10 Interesting Facts About The Art Movement

  Cubism was a 20th century art movement which had a far reaching impact on the art world. It was inspired by the late works of Paul Cezanne; and pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges...
Famous Sculptures Featured

10 Most Famous Sculptures In The World

  Among the oldest sculptures discovered to date is the Lion-man, which was found in 1939 in a German cave. It is between 35,000 and 40,000 years old and belongs to the prehistoric period, or...
Famous German Artists Featured

10 Most Famous German Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Although Germany as a united state has existed only since the 19th century, the people referred to as German have a long and distinguished tradition in the visual arts. The Renaissance, marked by renewed...
Famous Landscape Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Landscape Paintings By Renowned Artists

  A landscape painting refers to an artwork whose primary focus is natural scenery. Landscape was a main genre in the eastern art tradition by 4th century AD. However, in the west, till the 17th...
Famous Sculptors Featured

10 Most Famous Sculptors And Their Greatest Masterpieces

  Sculpture is three dimensional art which was originally created by carving and modeling materials such as stone, metal, ceramics and wood. However, since the rise of Modernism in late 19th century, artists have used...
Famous Landscape Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Landscape Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Landscape was an established genre in the eastern art tradition by 4th century AD, but in the western art world, landscape painting as an independent genre began only after the era of Renaissance art....

10 Most Famous Modern Art Paintings By Renowned Artists

  Modern art is a term used to describe the artworks produced in the period roughly extending from the 1860s to the 1970s. This period saw unparalleled development in the art world and some of...
Famous Romanticism Painters Featured

10 Most Famous Romantic Painters And Their Masterpieces

  Romanticism was a movement that dominated all genres; including literature, music, art and architecture; in Europe and the United States in the first half of the 19th century. It originated in late 18th century...
Famous Graffiti Art Featured

10 Most Famous Murals By Renowned Graffiti Artists

  A mural is a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall. Graffiti are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface,...