List of the most popular artists from Spain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. You might also be interested in famous dada artists and famous gothic artists. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Spanish artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Spanish artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.
List is made up of a variety of artists, including Pablo Picasso and Antoni Tàpies.
This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Spain?" and "Who are the most well-known Spanish artists?"
For further information on these historic Spanish artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Spanish artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist ...more
Birthplace: Hispania, Málaga, Europe, Province of Málaga, Andalusia, + more
Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Painting, Printmaking, Drawingsee more on Pablo Picasso
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly ...more
Birthplace: Figueres, Spain
Art Forms: Sculpture, Photography, Painting, Drawing
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Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Catalan, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de ...more
Birthplace: Europe, Catalonia, Province of Barcelona, Southern Europe, Spain, + more
Art Forms: Sculpture, Mural, Ceramic art, Paintingsee more on Joan Miró
Francisco López is an avant-garde experimental musician and sound artist. He has released a large amount of sound pieces with record labels from more than fifty countries and realized hundreds of concerts and sound installations worldwide; including some of the main international museums, galleries ...more
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain