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List of famous alumni from Art Students League of New York, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Art Students League of New York include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Art Students League of New York alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Art Students League of New York are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Art Students League of New York.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Gene Hackman and Claudette Colbert, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Art Students League of New York?” and “Which celebrities are Art Students League of New York alumni?”

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Georgia O'Keeffe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist 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 ...more

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Jackson Pollock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Paul Jackson Pollock, known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip ...more

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Jared French is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Jared French was an American painter who specialized in the medium of egg tempera. He was one of the artists attributed to the style of art known as magic realism. Other artists of this movement ...more

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Claudette Colbert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Singer Claudette Colbert was a French-born American actress, and a leading lady for two decades. Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the 1920s, progressing to film with the advent ...more

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Peter Max is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Graphic Designer, Artist Peter Max is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist, known for the use of psychedelic shapes and color palettes as well as spectra in his work. At first, works in this style ...more

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Robert Rauschenberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Graphic Artist, Artist Robert Rauschenberg did not originally set out to become an artist. Born in Texas in the 1920s, Rauschenberg grew up in a fairly strict and frugal Christian household. As a teenager, he hoped to ...more

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Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Norman Percevel Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is ...more

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Frederic Remington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Writer, Artist Frederic Sackrider Remington was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of ...more

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Marsden Hartley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Artist Marsden Hartley was an American Modernist painter, poet, and essayist.

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James Montgomery Flagg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Illustrator, Cartoonist, Artist James Montgomery Flagg was an American artist and illustrator. He worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning, but is best remembered for his political posters.

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Paul Cadmus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Paul Cadmus was an American artist. He is best known for his paintings and drawings of nude male figures. His works combined elements of eroticism and social critique to produce a style often ...more

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Dean Cornwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Dean Cornwell was an American illustrator and muralist. His oil paintings were frequently featured in popular magazines and books as literary illustrations, advertisements, and posters promoting ...more

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Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Novelist, Film Producer, Author Eugene "Gene" Allen Hackman is an American actor and novelist. In a career spanning five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, including best actor ...more

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Gloria Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Fashion designer, Socialite, Designer Gloria Laura Vanderbilt is an American artist, author, actress, heiress and socialite, noted as an early developer of designer blue jeans. She is a member of the Vanderbilt family of New York ...more

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Cedric Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Set Decorator, Film Art Director, Production Designer Austin Cedric Gibbons was an Irish art director and production designer for the film industry. He also made a significant contribution to motion picture theater architecture from the 1930s to ...more

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Walter Lantz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist Walter Benjamin Lantz was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, and director, best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker.

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Louise Bourgeois is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Sculptor, Painter, Artist Louise Joséphine Bourgeois, was a French-American artist and sculptor. She was an influential figure in modern and contemporary art, and among her works of art were large spider ...more

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Charles Dana Gibson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Cartoonist, Artist Charles Dana Gibson was an American graphic artist, best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the ...more

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Paul Rand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Designer, Graphic Designer Paul Rand was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and Steve ...more

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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Sculptor, Sculpture, Art collector Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was an American sculptor, art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She was a prominent social figure and ...more

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Al Hirschfeld is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Caricaturist, Artist Albert "Al" Hirschfeld was an American caricaturist best known for his black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars.

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Seymour Fogel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Muralist, Sculptor, Painter Seymour Fogel was an American artist whose artistic output included social realist art early in the century, abstract art and expressionist art at mid-century, and transcendental art late in the ...more

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Andrew Dasburg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Artist Andrew Michael Dasburg was an American modernist painter and "one of America's leading early exponents of cubism".

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Roy Lichtenstein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Sculptor, Painter, Artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. ...more

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Peter Hyams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Journalist, Musician, Film Producer Peter Hyams is an American director, screenwriter and cinematographer, probably best known for directing the 1981 science fiction thriller Outland, Capricorn One, 2010, the action/comedy Running ...more

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Helen Frankenthaler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Artist Helen Frankenthaler was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited her work for over six decades, she ...more

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John Schoenherr is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Illustrator John Carl Schoenherr was an American illustrator. He won the 1988 Caldecott Medal for U.S. children's book illustration, recognizing Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, a father-and-daughter story where ...more

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Saul Bass is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Designer Saul Bass was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos. During his 40-year ...more

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Anna Hyatt Huntington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Sculptor Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington was an American sculptor and was once among New York City's most prominent sculptors. At a time when very few women were successful artists, she had a thriving ...more

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Cy Twombly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Painter, Artist Edwin Parker "Cy" Twombly, Jr. was an American painter of large-scale, freely scribbled, calligraphic and graffiti-like works on solid fields of mostly gray, tan, or off-white colors. ...more

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Morgan Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Morgan Russell Artist Morgan Russell was a modern American artist. With Stanton Macdonald-Wright, he was the founder of Synchromism, a provocative style of abstract painting that dates from 1912 to the 1920s. ...more

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Robert Smithson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Robert Smithson was an American artist famous for his use of photography in relation to sculpture and land art.

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Walter Dorwin Teague is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Industrial designer, Architect Walter Dorwin Teague was an American industrial designer, architect, illustrator, graphic designer, writer, and entrepreneur. Often referred to as the "Dean of Industrial Design", ...more

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Alexander Stirling Calder is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Alexander Stirling Calder was an American sculptor and teacher. Son of the sculptor Alexander Milne Calder and father of the sculptor Alexander Calder, his best-known works are George Washington ...more

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Philip Evergood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Sculptor, Painter, Artist Philip Howard Francis Dixon Evergood was an American painter, etcher, lithographer, sculptor, illustrator and writer. He was particularly active during the Depression and World War II era.

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Dan Budnik is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Journalist, Photojournalist, Photographer Dan Budnik is an American photographer noted for his portraits of artists and photographs of the Civil Rights Movement and Native American life. Budnik studied at the Art Students League of New ...more

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Arthur Bowen Davies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Arthur Bowen Davies was an avant-garde American artist and influential advocate of modern art in the United States c. 1910–1928.

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Tony Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Tony Smith Artist Tony Smith was an American sculptor, visual artist, architectural designer, and a noted theorist on art. He is often cited as a pioneering figure in American Minimalist sculpture.

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Helen Levitt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Helen Levitt was an American photographer. She was particularly noted for "street photography" around New York City, and has been called "the most celebrated and least known

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Louise Nevelson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Louise Nevelson was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in Czarist Russia, she emigrated with her family to the United ...more

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LeConte Stewart is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
LeConte Stewart was a Mormon artist primarily known for his landscapes of rural Utah. His media included oils, watercolors, pastel and charcoal, as well as etchings, linocuts, and lithographs. ...more

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Basil Gogos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Basil Gogos Basil Gogos is an American illustrator best known for his striking portraits of movie monsters which appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine in the 1960s and 70s.

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Frederick Carl Frieseke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Artist Frederick Carl Frieseke was an American Impressionist painter who spent most of his life as an expatriate in France. An influential member of the Giverny art colony, his paintings often ...more

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Clement Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Art critic, Critic Clement Greenberg, occasionally writing under the pseudonym K. Hardesh, was an American essayist known mainly as an influential visual art critic closely associated with American Modern art of ...more

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Harold Michelson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Film Art Director, Illustrator, Production Designer Harold Michelson was an American production designer and art director. In addition, he worked as an illustrator and/or storyboard artist on numerous films from the 1940s through the 1990s.

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Robert Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Printmaker Robert Hamilton Blackburn was an African-American artist, teacher and printmaker.

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Travis Banton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Costume Designer Travis Banton was the chief designer at Paramount Pictures. He is considered one of the most important Hollywood costume designers of the 1930s. He was born in Waco, Texas. Travis moved to New ...more

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Warren Chappell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Graphic Designer Warren Chappell was an American illustrator, book and type designer, and author.

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Bernard Newman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
Costume Designer Bernard Newman was head designer for Bergdorf Goodman and head costume designer for RKO Pictures. He designed costumes for some 35 movies, including costumes for Ginger Rogers, Katharine ...more

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George Tooker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Art Students League Of New York Alumni
George Tooker Artist George Clair Tooker, Jr. was an American figurative painter whose works are associated with the Magic realism and Social realism movements. He was one of nine recipients of the National Medal of ...more