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Famous Modern Art Artists

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List of famous Modern art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Modern art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Modern 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 factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List ranges from Peter Hide to Marjorie Lynette Sigley and more. (23 items)


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    Juan Mirabal

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    Juan Mirabal
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    Juan Mirabal, also known as "Tapaiu" or Red Dancer, was an artist from Taos Pueblo, New Mexico.more

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    • Birthplace: Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art, Cubism
    • Art Forms: Mural
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    Georges-Pierre Seurat
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    Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. His large-scale work, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, altered the ...more

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    • Artworks: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Can-Can, The Lighthouse at Honfleur, Gray weather, Grande Jatte, + more
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Paul Signac
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    Paul Victor Jules Signac was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style.more

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    • Artworks: Van Gogh's House, The Papal Palace, Avignon, Setting Sun. Sardine Fishing. Adagio. Opus 221 from the series The Sea, The Boats, + more
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Georges Lemmen

    Georges Lemmen was a Belgian neo-impressionist painter. He was a member of Les XX from 1888. His works include The Beach at Heist, Aline Marechal and Vase of Flowers. Yvonne Serruys studied in his workshop in Brussels from 1892 to 1894.more

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    • Artworks: The Two Sisters, Portrait of the Artist's Sister
    • Birthplace: Brussels, Schaerbeek, Belgium
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism
    • Nationality: Belgium
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Stephen Namara
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    Stephen Namara is an American Contemporary figurative artist.more

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    • Artworks: Exodus, Oil on Canvas, 78 x 84" 2009
    • Birthplace: Kenya
    • Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Modern art, Bay Area Figurative Movement, Modernism, Abstract art, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
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    Jack Boynton
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    Jack Boynton was an American artist.more

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    • Artworks: Flayed Image
    • Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Modern art, Abstract expressionism, Modernism, Abstract art, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Collage, Painting, Printmaking
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    James Verbicky
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    James Verbicky is an abstract mixed media artist currently living in Southern California.more

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    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
    • Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Modern art, Abstract expressionism, Minimalism, Abstract art
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Art Forms: Mixed media, Painting
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    Candido Portinari
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    Candido Portinari was one of the most important Brazilian painters and also a prominent and influential practitioner of the neo-realism style in painting. Born to Giovan Battista Portinari and Domenica Torquato, Italian immigrants from Veneto, in a coffee plantation near Brodowski, in São Paulo, ...more

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    • Artworks: Return From The Fair, Hill, O lavrador de café
    • Birthplace: Brodowski, Brazil
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Ben F. Laposky
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    Benjamin Francis Laposky was a mathematician, artist and draftsman in Cherokee, Iowa. He has been credited with making the first computer graphics, utilizing an oscilloscope as the creation medium for abstract art. In 1953 he released what he called "Oscillons" along with a corresponding thesis entitled ...more

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    • Birthplace: Cherokee, Iowa, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art, Abstract art
    • Nationality: United States of America
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    René Iché

    René Iché was a 20th-century French sculptor.more

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    • Birthplace: Sallèles-d'Aude, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art, Surrealism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Sculpture
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    Shraga Weil was an Israeli painter.more

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    • Birthplace: Nitra, Slovakia
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Nationality: Israel
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking
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    Peter Hide

    Peter Hide is an English born abstract sculptor. A one-time pupil of Sir Anthony Caro, Hide is best known for upright, large-scale welded sculptures made of heavy, rusted industrial scrap steel. Peter Hide works in the Modernist assembled sculpture tradition begun by Pablo Picasso and continued by David ...more

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    • Birthplace: Carshalton, United Kingdom
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England
    • Art Forms: Sculpture
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    D. Putnam Brinley

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    D. Putnam Brinley
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    Daniel Putnam Brinley was an American muralist and painter. He was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of Edward Huntington Brinley and Rebecca Maitland Porter Brinley. Brinley spent his childhood at his parents' home in Cos Cob, Connecticut, where he was known affectionately as "Put". During the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art, Impressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Mural
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    Marjorie Lynette Sigley

    Marjorie Lynette Sigley, also known as Sigi, was an English artist, writer, actress, teacher, choreographer, theatre director and television producer. She was instrumental in establishing, developing and promoting forms of youth theatre and television in both the United Kingdom and the United States of ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buxton, United Kingdom
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
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    Emanuel Vidović

    Emanuel Božidar Vidović, was a painter and graphic artist from Split, Croatia. Emanuel Vidović was instrumental in bringing the modern art ideas to Split. From 1900 he was an active member of the Literary-Art Club, and in 1907, together with Ivan Meštrović, he founded the Medulić Society. Though he had ...more

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    • Birthplace: Split, Croatia, Yugoslavia
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Modern art, Impressionism
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    Obed Gómez

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    Obed Gómez a.k.a. "The Puerto Rican Picasso" is a Puerto Rican artist of modern art.more

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    • Birthplace: Santurce, Puerto Rico
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Nationality: Puerto Rico
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Mato Celestin Medović

    Mato Celestin Medović was a Croatian painter. Best known for his large paintings depicting historical scenes, and his series of colourful landscapes and seascapes of his native Dalmatia, Medović is one of the earliest modern Croatian painters. In his youth Medović was schooled to become a priest in the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Croatia
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Menci Clement Crnčić

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    Menci Clement Crnčić was a Croatian painter, printmaker, teacher and museum director. He studied painting and drawing in Vienna and Munich, and trained in graphic arts in Vienna, studying etching and engraving. He was the first artist in the Croatian graphic tradition to abandon a strictly linear style ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bruck an der Mur, Austria
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
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    Tim Scott

    Tim Scott is a British sculptor known for his abstract sculptures made from transparent acrylic and steel. While studying architecture, Scott also studied sculpture part-time at Saint Martin's School of Art, where he also later taught. Inspired by the example of David Smith, Scott began to make ...more

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    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Art Forms: Sculpture
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    Ljubo Babić

    Ljubomir "Ljubo" Tito Stjepan Babić, was a Croatian painter, graphic artist, theatrical set and costume designer, teacher, art historian, critic, and museum curator. As an artist, he worked in a variety of media including oils, tempera, watercolour, drawing, etching, and lithography. He was one of the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Jastrebarsko, Croatia
    • Associated periods or movements: Modern art
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