Famous Art Deco Artists

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Art Deco 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 #37 of 48 Famous Art Nouveau Artists

Romain de Tirtoff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Deco Artists
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Associated periods or movements: Art Deco

Nationality: France, Russia

Herman Sachs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Deco Artists
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Bacău, Nord-Est, Romania

Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Art Deco

Nationality: Germany, Romania

Santiago Martínez... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Deco Artists
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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 on Wikipedia

Artworks: A Century of Colombian Evolution

Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

Associated periods or movements: Art Deco

Nationality: Colombia

Art Forms: Painting