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Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

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List of famous Abstract expressionism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Abstract expressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Abstract expressionism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Abstract expressionism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

List ranges from Jackson Pollock to Jasper Johns, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Abstract expressionism artists?" and "Who are the best Abstract expressionism artists?"

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (78 items)
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    No. 5, 1948, Untitled Paul Jackson Pollock, known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip

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    Green and Maroon, Ochre and Red on Red, Orange and Red on Red Mark Rothko was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. He is generally identified as an Abstract Expressionist. With Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, he is one of the most famous postwar

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    Jacques Rosas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

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    Jacques Rosas Street Art, Oils on canvass from Life Living Abstract Expressionist and founder of legendary Shop Studios

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    Le Gros, Chief, Painting Number 2 Franz Kline was an American painter born in Pennsylvania. He is mainly associated with the abstract expressionist movement of the 1940s and 1950s. Kline, along with other action painters like Jackson

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    1944-G, 1950-K-No. 1, Untitled Clyfford Still was an American painter, and one of the leading figures in the first generation of Abstract Expressionists, who developed a new, powerful approach to painting in the years immediately

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    Untitled (Figuration), Untitled (Ultramarine), Open No. 11 (In Raw Sienna ... Robert Motherwell was an American painter, printmaker, and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School, which also included Philip Guston, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Mark

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    Ladybug, Untitled, No Rain Joan Mitchell was a "second generation" abstract expressionist painter and printmaker. She was an essential member of the American Abstract expressionist movement, even though much of her

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    Lincoln, Dam, Whale Robert Rauschenberg did not originally set out to become an artist. Born in Texas in the 1920s, Rauschenberg grew up in a fairly strict and frugal Christian household. As a teenager, he hoped to

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    City Horizon, Fruit Bowl with Apples, Table--Version II Hans Hofmann was a German-born American abstract expressionist painter.

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    Autumn, Summer Storm, August Morning Kazuo Nakamura was a Japanese-Canadian painter and sculptor and a founding member of the Toronto-based Painters Eleven group in the 1950s.

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    Flag, White Flag, 0 though 9 Jasper Johns is an American painter and printmaker.

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    Giufà, la luna, i ladri e le guardie Frank Stella is an American painter and printmaker, noted for his work in the areas of minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. Stella continues to live and work in New York.

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    Ocean Park #122, Ocean Park No. 38, Ocean Park No. 67 Although his abstract work had earned him attention, it was his switch to representational art that truly established Diebenkorn as an artist. Woman in Profile and Girl with Plant proved that

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    Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue I, Vir Heroicus Sublimis Barnett Newman was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters. His paintings are existential in tone and

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    Lee Krasner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Lee Krasner The Springs, Gaea, Untitled Lee Krasner appeared in Jackson Pollock film.

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    Interior Landscape, Jacob's Ladder, Chairman of the Board Helen Frankenthaler was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited her work for over six decades, she spanned

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    Susie Wiles, Darkness Spread-8, Fanny Dimes Jules Olitski was an American abstract painter, printmaker, and sculptor.

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    Edge of August, Cubist Vertical, Written over the Plains Mark George Tobey was an American painter. His densely structured compositions, inspired by Asian calligraphy, resemble Abstract expressionism, although the motives for his compositions differ

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    Taro Yamamoto Taro Yamamoto belonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized across the Atlantic, including Paris. New York School Abstract

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    John F. Kennedy Elaine de Kooning appeared in Jackson Pollock film.

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    Hans Burkhardt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Hans Burkhardt Untitled^! 1950 Hans Gustav Burkhardt was a Swiss American abstract expressionist.

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    Renata Bernal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Renata Bernal Renata Bernal is a contemporary American artist. Her work spans a broad range of media including oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel paintings, lithograph, woodcuts, and ink drawings. She has

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    On A Tar Roof, New England October, Grand Street Brides Grace Hartigan was an American Abstract Expressionist painter of the New York School in the 1950s.

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    Infinit, Gran díptic de terra, Núvol i cadira Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquess of Tàpies was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation.

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    Agricola I, Untitled (Brooklyn), Cubi XXVI Roland David Smith was an American Abstract Expressionist sculptor and painter, best known for creating large steel abstract geometric sculptures.

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    Cascade, Hanging Column (from Dawn's Wedding Feast), Sky Cathedral Louise Nevelson was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in Czarist Russia, she emigrated with her family to the United States

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    Demon of the Night, Man Looking at Woman, Descending Arrow Adolph Gottlieb was an American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and printmaker.

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    The Tree, Falling Blue, Harbor Number 1 Agnes Bernice Martin was an American abstract painter. Often referred to as a minimalist, Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist. She was awarded a National Medal of Arts from the

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    Norman Lewis Untitled, Phantasy II Norman W. Lewis was an African-American painter, scholar, and teacher. He is associated with Abstract Expressionism. Lewis was African-American, of Bermudian descent.

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    James Grant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    James Grant Rough Red, Square Collage with Bright Blue James Edward Grant was a painter and sculptor most active from the late 1950s into the early 1970s. Best known for his sculptural work in plastics, this work by no means defined him, but was rather a

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    Esteban Vicente is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Esteban Vicente Untitled Esteban Vicente Pérez, was an American painter born in Turégano, Spain. He was one of the first generation of New York School abstract expressionists.

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    Moon Museum, Essex, Toy John Angus Chamberlain was an American sculptor. At the time of his death he resided and worked on Shelter Island, New York.

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    Magician's Game, Trap for a Gorilla, Dead Elephant David Hare was an American artist, associated with the Surrealist movement. He is primarily known for his sculpture, though he also worked extensively in photography and painting.

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    Richard Pousette-Dart is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Richard Pousette-Dart Fugue Number 2, Chavade, Desert Richard Warren Pousette-Dart was an American artist most recognized as a founder of the New York School of painting. His artistic output also includes drawing, sculpture, and fine-art photography.

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    Aelita Andre is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Aelita Andre Floating Rainbow Man, Milky Way & Microscope, Autumn Rain Aelita Andre is an Australian abstract artist known for her Surrealist painting style and her young age. She began to paint when aged nine months, and her work was displayed publicly in a group

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    Knox Martin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Knox Martin Knox Martin is an American painter, sculptor and muralist. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, he studied at the Art Students League of New York from 1946 till 1950. He is one of the leading members of

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    Thomas Miller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Thomas Miller Thomas Miller was a prolific graphic designer and visual artist, whose best known publicly accessible work is the collection of mosaics of the founders of DuSable Museum of African American History in

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    Perle Fine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Perle Fine Perle Fine was an American Abstract Expressionist painter.

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    Recognition Jimmy Ernst was an American painter born in Germany.

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    Perpetual Sacrifice, Reforming Figure, Moon: White Red and Black Alfonso Angel Yangco Ossorio was an Filipino American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Manila in 1916 to wealthy Filipino parents from the province of Negros Occidental. His heritage was

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    Hiro II, Untitled, Ceramic Drawing Peter Voulkos, was an American artist of Greek descent. He is known for his Abstract Expressionist ceramic sculptures, which crossed the traditional divide between ceramic crafts and fine art.

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    Alfredo Da Silva is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Alfredo Da Silva Alfredo Da Silva is a painter, graphic artist, and photographer, known for his abstract expressionism. He came to international prominence in 1959.

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    Edward Clark is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Edward Clark Edward Clark also known as Ed Clark is an African-American abstract expressionist painter and one of the early experimenters with shaped canvas in the 1950s. Edward Clark stated: "..all great

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    Ray Parker Invention, Untitled P-47, Untitled Raymond Parker was born in 1922 and he died in 1990. He was known as an Abstract expressionist painter who also is associated with Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction. Ray Parker was an

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    PR Dan Christensen, the American abstract painter, was born in Cozad, Nebraska on October 6, 1942, he died in Easthampton, New York on January 20, 2007. He is best known for paintings that relate to

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    Michael Goldberg was an American abstract expressionist painter and teacher known for his gestural action paintings, abstractions and still-life paintings. A retrospective show, "Abstaction Over

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    Theodoros Stamos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    Theodoros Stamos Theodoros Stamos, was a Greek American artist. He is one of the youngest painters of the original group of abstract expressionist painters, which included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Mark

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    James Siena is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Abstract Expressionist Artists

    James Siena Nesting^! Connected James Siena is an American contemporary artist based in New York City. His art is typically created through a series of self-imposed constraints also sometimes referred to as visual algorithms —rules

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    Phenomena with Inviolate Cadmium Red, Phenomena Over Albi, Druids Gold Paul Jenkins was an American abstract expressionist painter.

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    Milton Resnick was an abstract expressionist painter and teacher known for his mystical, abstract and figurative paintings. Born in Bratslav, Russia, he emigrated to the United States in 1922.

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