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List of the most popular artists from United States, 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 American 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 American artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Artists include everyone from Pietro Pezzati to Linda McCartney.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from United States?" and "Who are the most well-known American artists?"

For further information on these historic American artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated American artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Aberjhani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from United States
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Born in the United States, Aberjhani was educated at several American colleges according to his posted CVs and served in the U.S. Air Force and Reserves for almost a decade. His writing career started with the Air Force as a photo-journalist and editor in Alaska and England. He later became a ...more

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Digital art, Collage

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Katey Sagal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from United States
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Catherine Louise "Katey" Sagal is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Peggy Bundy, Al's sarcastic, lazy, bon-bon-eating wife, on Married... with Children and for her role as Gemma Teller Morrow on the FX series Sons of Anarchy. Sagal is also known for voicing ...more

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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Linda McCartney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from United States
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Linda Louise, Lady McCartney was an American musician, photographer and animal rights activist, and was married to Paul McCartney, of the Beatles. In 1969, Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman, and their marriage was blessed at St John's Wood Church. Later, they formed McCartney's band, Wings. In ...more

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Erwin Panofsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from United States
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Erwin Panofsky was a German art historian. His academic career was pursued mostly in the U.S. after the rise of the Nazi regime. Panofsky's work remains highly influential in the modern academic study of iconography, and many of his works are still in print, including Studies in Iconology: Humanist ...more

Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

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