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List of famous Italian modern and contemporary art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Italian modern and contemporary art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Italian modern and contemporary 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 Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. This list contains artists like Mino Argento and Giorgio de Chirico. (14 items)
Pablo Picasso is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist ...more

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Artworks: Guernica, The Old Guitarist, Family of Saltimbanques, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Las Meninas (after Velázquez), + more

Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

Associated periods or movements: Picasso's African Period, Analytic cubism, Cubism, Picasso's Rose Period Picasso's Blue Period, + more

Nationality: Spain

Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Painting, Printmaking Drawing

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Giorgio de Chirico is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Giorgio de Chirico was an Italian artist. In the years before World War I, he founded the scuola metafisica art movement, which profoundly influenced the surrealists. After 1919, he became interested in traditional painting techniques, and worked in a neoclassical or neo-Baroque style, while ...more

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Artworks: Gare Montparnasse (The Melancholy of Departure), The Double Dream of Spring, The Disquieting Muses, The Enigma of the Hour Metaphysical Interior with Large Factory, + more

Birthplace: Volos, Greece

Associated periods or movements: Italian modern and contemporary art, Metaphysical art, Surrealism

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

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Marino Marini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Marino Marini was an Italian sculptor. ...more

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Artworks: Head of Stravinsky, Miracolo, Marino from Shakespeare II/V, Cavallo con due acrobati The Angel of the City (L'angelo della città), + more

Birthplace: Pistoia, Italy

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Sculpture

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Alberto Savinio, real name Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico was an Italian writer, painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, set designer and composer. He was the younger brother of 'metaphysical' painter Giorgio de Chirico. His work often dealt with philosophical and psychological ...more

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Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Associated periods or movements: Italian modern and contemporary art, Surrealism

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Painting

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Mino Argento is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Mino Argento is an Italian artist, whose works comprise abstract paintings on canvas and paper. ...more

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Artworks: New York #2, New York

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Contemporary art, Color Field, Impressionism Post-painterly abstraction, + more

Nationality: Italy, United States of America

Art Forms: Collage, Painting

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Giorgio Morandi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Giorgio Morandi was an Italian painter and printmaker who specialized in still life. His paintings are noted for their tonal subtlety in depicting apparently simple subjects, which were limited mainly to vases, bottles, bowls, flowers and landscapes. ...more

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Artworks: Natura morta (Still Life), Still Life, Still Life, Still Life Still Life

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Associated periods or movements: Italian modern and contemporary art, Realism, Futurism, Metaphysical art

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

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Lucio Fontana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Lucio Fontana was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth. He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera. ...more

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Artworks: Spatial Concept: Expectations, Figura Femminile, Venice Was All Gold, Nudo Rosa Crocifisso, + more

Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Associated periods or movements: Italian modern and contemporary art, Monochrome painting

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Renato Guttuso is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Italian Modern And Contemporary Art Artists
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Renato Guttuso was an Italian painter. His best-known paintings include "Flight from Etna", "Crucifixion" and "La Vucciria". Guttuso also designed for the theatre and did illustrations for books. Those for Elizabeth David’s Italian Food, introduced him to many in the English-speaking world. A fierce ...more

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Artworks: The Discussion, Campieri, Nude, Crucifixion Donne stanze paesaggi, + more

Birthplace: Bagheria, Italy

Associated periods or movements: Italian modern and contemporary art

Nationality: Kingdom of Italy, Italy

Art Forms: Painting

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