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List of famous American modernism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the American modernism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable American modernism 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 list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends. The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, including John Marin and Abraham Walkowitz. (20 items)
Andrew Dasburg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous American Modernism Artists
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Andrew Michael Dasburg was an American modernist painter and "one of America's leading early exponents of cubism". ...more

Artworks: Improvisation, November in New Mexico

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Cubism, American modernism

Nationality: France, United States of America, Germany

Art Forms: Painting

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Thomas Hart Benton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous American Modernism Artists
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Thomas Hart Benton was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. His fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States. Though his work is strongly ...more

Artworks: Homestead

Birthplace: Neosho, Missouri, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Regionalism, American modernism, Social realism, American realism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Georgia O'Keeffe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous American Modernism Artists
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Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, O'Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the ...more

Artworks: Cow's Skull with Calico Roses, The Black Place, Cow's Skull: Red^! White^! and Blue, Sky Above Clouds IV, From a Day with Juan II, + more

Birthplace: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American modernism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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John Marin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous American Modernism Artists
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John Marin was an early American modernist artist. He is known for his abstract landscapes and watercolors. ...more

Artworks: Brooklyn Bridge, Maine Islands, Hurricane, The Sea--Cape Split^! Maine, Movement: Boats and Objects^! Blue Gray Sea

Birthplace: Rutherford, New Jersey, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American modernism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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