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List of famous Abstract art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Abstract art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Abstract art period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List features Jack Smith, Franca Batich and more. (42 items)
Marcel Janco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he co-edited, with Ion Vinea and Tristan Tzara, the Romanian art magazine Simbolul. Janco was a practitioner ...more

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Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Art Deco Cubism, + more

Nationality: Israel, Romania

Art Forms: Collage, Fresco, Relief, Ceramic art Painting, + more

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János Mattis-Teutsch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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János Mattis-Teutsch or Máttis-Teutsch, Mátis-Teutsch was a Hungarian and Romanian painter, sculptor, graphic artist, art critic, and poet. Best known for his Seelenblumen cycle of paintings, he was an important contributor to the development of modern art and avant-garde trends inside Romania. He ...more

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Birthplace: Brașov, Centru, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Fauvism, Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Abstract art Surrealism, + more

Nationality: Hungary, Austria-Hungary, Romania

Art Forms: Painting

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Ilya Bolotowsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Ilya Bolotowsky was a leading early 20th-century painter in abstract styles in New York City. His work, a search for philosophical order through visual expression, embraced cubism and geometric abstraction and was much influenced by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. ...more

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Artworks: Vertical Yellow Plane, Grey Diamond

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Associated periods or movements: Geometric abstraction, De Stijl, Neoclassicism, Cubism Abstract art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Mural, Painting

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Angela Gegg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Angela Gegg is a Belizean artist, author and entertainer. Angela Gegg is one of Belize’s leading female artists. In the past decade she has had six major solo art shows and been featured in over twenty joint art shows and exhibits in Belize, Texas, New York, Miami, and Trinidad. She is featured in ...more

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Birthplace: Belize City, Belize

Associated periods or movements: Cubism, Abstract art

Nationality: Belize, United Kingdom

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Ali Divandari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Ali Divandari is an Iranian Cartoonist, Painter, Graphic Designer, Sculptor and Journalist. ...more

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Birthplace: Sabzevar, Iran

Associated periods or movements: Cubism, Abstract art, Surrealism, Conceptual art

Art Forms: Painting

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Wassily Kandinsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first purely abstract works. Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa. He enrolled at the University of Moscow, studying law and economics. Successful in his ...more

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Artworks: Composition VII, Composition VIII, The Blue Rider, The White Dot Autumn II, + more

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter, Abstract art, Expressionism

Nationality: France, Russia

Art Forms: Painting

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Barbara Hepworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. She was "one of the few women artists to achieve international prominence." Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure ...more

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Artworks: Winged Figure, Curved Form (Bryher), Landscape Sculpture, Two Figures Elegy III, + more

Birthplace: Wakefield, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Modernism, Abstract art

Nationality: United Kingdom

Art Forms: Sculpture

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Anthony Caro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Sir Anthony Alfred Caro, OM, CBE was an English abstract sculptor whose work is characterised by assemblages of metal using 'found' industrial objects. His style was of the modernist school, having worked with Henry Moore early in his career. He was lauded as the greatest British sculptor of his ...more

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Artworks: Twenty Four Hours, Pavane, Midday, Tundra Woman Waking Up, + more

Birthplace: New Malden, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Modernism, Abstract art

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Art Forms: Sculpture, Drawing

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