Famous Abstract Art Artists

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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)
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Ali Divandari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Ali Divandari

Ali Divandari (Persian: علی دیواندری‎; also Romanized as Alī Divāndarī, Persian pronunciation: [æliː diːvɒːndæriː]; Born 6 September, 1957 in Sabzevar) is an Iranian cartoonist, painter, graphic designer, sculptor and journalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Sabzevar, Iran

Associated periods or movements: Cubism, Abstract art, Surrealism, Conceptual art

Art Forms: Painting

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#61 of 65 The Greatest Famous Surrealist Artists #82 of 88 Famous Conceptual Artists, Ranked #62 of 63 Famous Cubist Artists, Ranked

Wassily Kandinsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (; Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Канди́нский, tr. Vasíliy Vasílʹevich Kandínskiy, IPA: [vɐˈsʲilʲɪj vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ kɐnʲˈdʲinskʲɪj]; 16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944) was a Russian painter and art theorist. Kandinsky is generally credited as the pioneer of abstract art. Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa, where he graduated at Grekov Odessa Art school. He enrolled at the University of Moscow, studying law and economics. Successful in his profession—he was offered a professorship (chair of Roman Law) at the University of Dorpat—Kandinsky began painting studies (life-drawing, sketching and anatomy) at the age of 30. In ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Composition VII, Composition VIII, The Blue Rider, The White Dot, Autumn II, + more

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter, Abstract art, Expressionism

Nationality: France, Russia

Art Forms: Painting

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#26 of 31 The Greatest Painters Of All Time #10 of 22 Weird Personal Quirks of Historical Artists #5 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists

Barbara Hepworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. She was one of the few female artists of her generation to achieve international prominence. Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure in the colony of artists who resided in St Ives during the Second World War. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Winged Figure, Curved Form (Bryher), Landscape Sculpture, Two Figures, Elegy III, + more

Birthplace: Wakefield, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Modernism, Abstract art

Nationality: United Kingdom

Art Forms: Sculpture

Anthony Caro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Abstract Art Artists
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Sir Anthony Alfred Caro (8 March 1924 – 23 October 2013) was an English abstract sculptor whose work is characterised by assemblages of metal using 'found' industrial objects. His style was of the modernist school, having worked with Henry Moore early in his career. He was lauded as the greatest British sculptor of his generation. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Twenty Four Hours, Pavane, Midday, Tundra, Woman Waking Up, + more

Birthplace: New Malden, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Modernism, Abstract art

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Art Forms: Sculpture, Drawing