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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 Contemporary Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Contemporary Artists And Their Masterpieces

Contemporary Art is the art of today and it broadly encompasses the artworks produced in the late 20th century and the 21st century. Some define contemporary art as art produced within "our lifetime". However,...
Moma Famous Paintings Featured

10 Most Famous Painting At The Museum Of Modern Art

  The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The idea of a museum dedicated to modern art was developed in 1929 primarily by Abby Aldrich...
Famous Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Artists In The History of Western Art

  The earliest Western artists which are well known till today emerged during the Renaissance, a cultural movement in Europe that spanned roughly from the 14th century to the 17th century; and was marked by...
Michelangelo Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Michelangelo

  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 – 1564) was an Italian polymath who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of art in the west. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, Michelangelo is...
Michelangelo Facts Featured

Michelangelo | 10 Facts About The Renaissance Artist

  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 – 1564) was an Italian artist of the Renaissance who is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time. He excelled in a number of...
Michelangelo Biography Featured

Michelangelo | Biography of the Renaissance Artist

  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was an Italian artist who exerted an enormous influence on the development of art in the west and, due to this, he is regarded by many as the greatest...
Famous Paintings By Women Featured

10 Most Famous Paintings By Female Artists

  According to American art historian Linda Nochlin, institutional obstacles prevented women in the west from becoming successful artists. Among the earliest prominent female painters is Artemisia Gentileschi and her best known work is Judith...
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...

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