Famous Cubist Artists, Ranked

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Vote up the cubist artists who are most representative of the movement

List of famous Cubism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Cubism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. You might also enjoy weird personal quirks of iconic artists and famous dada artists. These notable Cubism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Cubism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

Cubism was developed by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso and George Braque and went on to become maybe the most influential art movement of the 20th century. The abstract style came out of the idea that art should not have to copy nature. The artwork created as part of the cubism movement are some of the most loved and famous pieces of all time. 

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Cubism artists?" and "Who are the best Cubism artists?"

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this fact-based list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. 


  • Pablo Picasso
    Photo: Tony Hisgett / Flickr
    1
    746 VOTES
    • Artworks: Guernica, The Old Guitarist, Family of Saltimbanques, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Las Meninas (after Velázquez)
    • Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Picasso's African Period, Analytic cubism, Cubism, Picasso's Rose Period, Picasso's Blue Period
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
  • Georges Braque
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    2
    445 VOTES
    • Artworks: Woman with a Guitar, Still Life with a Bottle, Violin and Candlestick, The Guitar (Statue d'epouvante), Man with a Guitar
    • Birthplace: Argenteuil, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Fauvism, Analytic cubism, Cubism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
  • André Lhote
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    3
    185 VOTES
    • Artworks: Port de Bordeaux
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Fauvism, Cubism, Section d'Or
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Juan Gris
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    4
    307 VOTES
    • Artworks: Harlequin with Guitar, Glass of Beer and Playing Cards, Violin and Checkerboard, Portrait of Picasso, Guitar and Glasses
    • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Analytic cubism, Cubism, Synthetic cubism
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting