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List of famous Abstract art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Abstract art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Abstract 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 Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List features Jack Smith, Franca Batich and more. (42 items)
Marcel Janco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he co-edited, with Ion Vinea and Tristan Tzara, the Romanian art magazine Simbolul. Janco was a practitioner of Art Nouveau, Futurism and Expressionism before contributing his painting and stage design to Tzara's literary Dadaism. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow

Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Bucharest, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Art Deco, Cubism, + more

Nationality: Israel, Romania

Art Forms: Collage, Fresco, Relief, Ceramic art, Painting, + more

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#63 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists #46 of 47 Famous Symbolist Artists, Ranked #62 of 65 The Greatest Famous Surrealist Artists

János Mattis-Teut... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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János Mattis-Teutsch

János Mattis-Teutsch or Máttis-Teutsch, Mátis-Teutsch (IPA: [ˈjaːnoʃ ˈmɒtːiʃ ˈtʰɔʏ̯t͡ʃ]; the most common Hungarian-language versions of his name, all of which have also been spelled without the hyphen; his first name has been rendered as Hans or Johannes in German and Ioan in Romanian; 13 August 1884–17 March 1960) was a Hungarian painter, sculptor, graphic artist, art critic, and poet. Best known for his Seelenblumen ("Soulflowers") cycle of paintings, he was an important contributor to the development of modern art and avant-garde trends inside Romania (where he spent the larger part of his life). He was the grandfather of the artist Waldemar Mattis-Teutsch. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Brașov, Centru, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Fauvism, Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Abstract art, Surrealism, + more

Nationality: Hungary, Austria-Hungary, Romania

Art Forms: Painting

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#19 of 21 Famous Fauvism Artists, Ranked #31 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists #32 of 48 Famous Art Nouveau Artists

Ilya Bolotowsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Ilya Bolotowsky (July 1, 1907 – November 22, 1981) was a leading early 20th-century painter in abstract styles in New York City. His work, a search for philosophical order through visual expression, embraced cubism and geometric abstraction and was much influenced by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Vertical Yellow Plane, Grey Diamond

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Associated periods or movements: Geometric abstraction, De Stijl, Neoclassicism, Cubism, Abstract art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Mural, Painting

Angela Gegg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Angela Gegg (born in Belize City, Belize, November 13, 1979) is a Belizean artist, author and entertainer. Gegg is one of Belize's leading female artists. In the past decade she has had six major solo art shows and been featured in over twenty joint art shows and exhibits in Belize, Texas, New York, Miami, and Trinidad. She is featured in calendars, DVDs, CDs, and books about Belize artists. She is also the published author of two books and is a regular stage performer of the spoken word at events, shows and festivals throughout the country of Belize. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Belize City, Belize

Associated periods or movements: Cubism, Abstract art

Nationality: Belize, United Kingdom

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing