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List of famous Postmodernism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Postmodernism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Postmodernism 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 views, then publish it to share with your friends. You can rank all of these artists, from Aydin Aghdashloo to Donray. (13 items)
Justin Michael Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Postmodernism Artists
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Justin Michael Jenkins is an American artist. He is also an author and designer. He achieved college success in athletics for West Virginia University and became a successful artist at the university. He has worked as an artist and webmaster for Susan Polgar, former Women's World Chess Champion and ...more

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Birthplace: New York City, Saratoga Springs, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Surrealism, Postmodernism, Pop art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

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Robert Rauschenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Postmodernism Artists
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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 become a minister. However, he eventually switched paths. Rauschenberg attended the University of Texas ...more

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Artworks: Lincoln, Dam, Whale, Moon Museum Untitled (Glossy Black Painting), + more

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Port Arthur

Associated periods or movements: Mixed media, Abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, Postmodernism Pop art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Johanna Drucker is an author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic. Her scholarly writing documents and critiques visual language: letterforms, typography, visual poetry, art, and lately, digital aesthetics. She is currently the Martin and Bernard Breslauer Professor in the Department ...more

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Postmodernism

Nationality: United States of America

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Aydin Aghdashloo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Postmodernism Artists
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Aydin Aghdashloo is an Iranian painter, author, art critic, art historian and graphic designer. He currently lives in Tehran, Iran, and lectures in different Iranian Universities besides his professional work. ...more

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Artworks: Situation VI, Enigma X, Situation IV, End of an Era Indentity^! in praise of Sandro Botticelli, + more

Birthplace: Rasht, Iran

Associated periods or movements: Postmodernism

Nationality: Iran

Art Forms: Painting

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Robert Breer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Postmodernism Artists
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Robert Carlton Breer was an experimental filmmaker, painter, and sculptor. "A founding member of the American avant-garde," Breer was best known for his films, which combine abstract and representational painting, hand-drawn rotoscoping, original 16mm and 8mm film footage, photographs, and other ...more

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Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Modernism, Postmodernism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Sculpture

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Arthur Edward Cleeve Horne, OC, O.Ont, RCA, OSA, SSC, CPA, AOCA was a Canadian portrait painter and sculptor. ...more

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Artworks: Painting of the Right Honourable Bora Laskin, P.C., C.C., Hon. Mitchell Frederick Hepburn [Premier of Ontario 1934-42], + more

Birthplace: Jamaica

Associated periods or movements: Postmodernism

Nationality: Canada

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Ricky Swallow


Ricky Swallow is an Australian sculptor, who lives and works in Los Angeles. He creates detailed pieces and installations in a variety of media, often utilising objects of everyday life as well as the body. He first came to prominence in Australia when he won the Contempora 5 Prize in Melbourne at ...more

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Artworks: Tusk, History of holding, Bowman’s record, Caravan Salad days, + more

Birthplace: San Remo, Australia

Associated periods or movements: Postmodernism

Nationality: Australia

Art Forms: Sculpture

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José Bernal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Postmodernism Artists
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José Bernal


José Antonio Severino Bernal Muñoz was a Cuban-American artist, born in Santa Clara, Cuba, in the former province of Las Villas and became a naturalized U.S.A. citizen in 1980. Bernal's aesthetics stemmed from his Cuban birth and the experience of exile and renewal. His art has been described as ...more

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Birthplace: Santa Clara, Cuba

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Postmodernism

Nationality: United States of America, Cuba

Art Forms: Collage, Painting

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