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List of the most popular artists from Ukraine, 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. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Ukrainian 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 Ukrainian artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list has a variety of artists in it, from Ivan Marchuk to Vladimir Borovikovsky.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Ukraine?" and "Who are the most well-known Ukrainian artists?"

For further information on these historic Ukrainian artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Ukrainian artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Kazimir Malevich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from Ukraine
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Kazimir Severinovich Malevich was a Polish-Russian painter and art theoretician. He was a pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the avant-garde Suprematist movement. ...more

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Associated periods or movements: Geometric abstraction, Cubism, Suprematism

Nationality: Ukraine, Russian Empire, Soviet Union

Art Forms: Painting

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Ivan Aivazovsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from Ukraine
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Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky was an Russian Empire Romantic painter. He is considered one of the greatest marine artists in history. Baptized as Hovhannes Aivazian, Aivazovsky was born into an Armenian family in the Black Sea port of Feodosia and was mostly based in his native Crimea. Following his education at the Imperial Academy of Arts, Aivazovsky traveled to Europe and lived briefly in Italy in the early 1840s. He then returned to Russia and was appointed the main painter of the Russian Navy. Aivazovsky had close ties with the military and political elite of the Russian Empire and often attended military maneuvers. He was sponsored by the imperial family and was well-regarded during ...more

Birthplace: Feodosia, Ukraine

Associated periods or movements: Romanticism

Nationality: Ukraine, Russia, Armenia, Russian Empire

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Maria Prymachenko

Ukranian Naif Painter, subject of centenary exhibitions in 2009. ...more

Birthplace: Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine

Associated periods or movements: Naïve art

Nationality: Ukraine, Russia, Russian Empire, Soviet Union

Art Forms: Painting

Cassandre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from Ukraine
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Cassandre, pseudonym of Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron was a Ukrainian-French painter, commercial poster artist, and typeface designer. ...more

Birthplace: Kharkiv, Soviet Union

Nationality: Ukraine, France

Art Forms: Painting

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