Famous Art Deco Artists

List of famous Art Deco artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Art Deco movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. You might also be interested in famous pointillism artists and famous art nouveau artists. These notable Art Deco 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.

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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.
    • Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow
    • Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Art Deco, Cubism
    • Nationality: Israel, Romania
    • Art Forms: Collage, Fresco, Relief, Ceramic art, Painting
  • Romain de Tirtoff
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    Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials (pronounced [ɛʁ.te], AIR TAY). He was a 20th-century artist and designer in an array of fields, including fashion, jewellery, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor.
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Deco
    • Nationality: France, Russia
  • Herman Sachs (Hermann Sachs, originally Segall) (1883–1940) was an artist and art educator, active in Germany and the United States during the first half of the 20th century.
    • Birthplace: Bacău, Nord-Est, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Art Deco
    • Nationality: Germany, Romania
  • Santiago Martínez Delgado

    Santiago Martínez Delgado (1906–1954) was a Colombian painter, sculptor, art historian and writer. He established a reputation as a prominent muralist during the 1940s and is also known for his watercolors, oil paintings, illustrations and woodcarvings. Martínez attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts under the tutelage of Ruth VanSickle Ford. In 1933, he was awarded the Logan Medal of the arts for his mural at the "Century of Progress" International Exhibition in Chicago. During these years in Chicago, he produced various illustrations for Esquire Magazine and participated in the Federal Art Project. Martínez was a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin, where he began to experiment ...more
    • Artworks: A Century of Colombian Evolution
    • Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Deco
    • Nationality: Colombia
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Louis Lozowick (December 10, 1892 – September 9, 1973) (ukr: Луї Лозовик) was an American painter and printmaker. He was born in the Russian Empire (Ludvinovka, Ukraine), came to the United States in 1906, and died in New Jersey in 1973. He is recognized as an Art Deco and Precisionist artist, and mainly produced streamline, urban-inspired monochromatic lithographs in a career that spanned 50 years.
    • Birthplace: Ukraine
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Deco, Social realism
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking
  • Joseph-Émile Brunet

    Joseph-Émile Brunet (1893–1977) was a Canadian sculptor based in Quebec. His output includes more than 200 monuments in bronze. Many of his sculptures depict national figures and events in Canada. He was born in Huntingdon, Quebec in 1899. He was educated at archbishop school, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the national superior École des Beaux-Arts of Paris.
    • Artworks: Statue of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Colonel By Statue
    • Birthplace: Huntingdon, Canada
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Deco
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Art Forms: Sculpture