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List of famous Washington Color School artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Washington Color School movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Washington Color School 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 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. Paul Reed and Thomas Downing are included on this list along with many more. (7 items)
Morris Louis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Washington Color School Artists
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Morris Louis, born Morris Louis Bernstein, was an American painter. During the 1950s he became one of the earliest exponents of Color Field painting. Living in Washington, D.C. Louis, along with Kenneth Noland and other Washington painters formed an art movement that is known today as the Washington ...more

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Artworks: Where, Alpha-Pi, Ambi I, Beta Lambda, Untitled, + more

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Abstract expressionism, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Kenneth Noland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Washington Color School Artists
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Kenneth Noland was an American abstract painter. He was one of the best-known American Color Field painters, although in the 1950s he was thought of as an abstract expressionist and in the early 1960s he was thought of as a minimalist painter. Noland helped establish the Washington Color School ...more

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Artworks: Warm Above, No Toll, Plum, Turnsole

Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Gene Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Washington Color School Artists
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Gene Davis was an American painter known especially for his paintings of vertical stripes of color. ...more

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Artworks: Black Grey Beat, Cool Buzz Saw, Anthracite Minuet

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Willem Johan de Looper was an American abstract artist, and chief curator at The Phillips Collection. ...more

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Artworks: Sur, Kiri Te

Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Color Field, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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