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Famous Hard-edge Painting Artists

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List of famous Hard-edge painting artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Hard-edge painting movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Hard-edge painting period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. This list has everything from Kenneth Noland to Pat Lipsky. {#nodes}
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  • Morris Louis
    Photo: Neil R / Flickr
    Morris Louis Bernstein (November 28, 1912 – September 7, 1962), known professionally as Morris Louis, was an American painter. During the 1950s he became one of the earliest exponents of Color Field painting. While living in Washington, D.C., Louis, along with Kenneth Noland and other Washington painters, formed an art movement that is known today as the Washington Color School.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Where, Alpha-Pi, Ambi I, Beta Lambda, Untitled
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Abstract expressionism, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Adolph Frederick "Ad" Reinhardt (December 24, 1913 – August 30, 1967) was an abstract painter active in New York beginning in the 1930s and continuing through the 1960s. He was a member of the American Abstract Artists and was a part of the movement centered on the Betty Parsons Gallery that became known as abstract expressionism. He was also a member of The Club, the meeting place for the New York School abstract expressionist artists during the 1940s and 1950s. He wrote and lectured extensively on art and was a major influence on conceptual art, minimal art and monochrome painting. Most famous for his "black" or "ultimate" paintings, he claimed to be painting the "last paintings" that... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Number 107, Abstract Painting (Blue), Abstract Painting, #12-1955-56, Abstract Painting
    • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Abstract expressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Barnett Newman (January 29, 1905 – July 4, 1970) was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters. His paintings are existential in tone and content, explicitly composed with the intention of communicating a sense of locality, presence, and contingency.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue I, Vir Heroicus Sublimis, Onement, I
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Abstract expressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Ronnie Landfield (born January 9, 1947) is an American abstract painter. During his early career from the mid-1960s through the 1970s his paintings were associated with Lyrical Abstraction, (related to Postminimalism, Color Field painting, and Abstract expressionism), and he was represented by the David Whitney Gallery and the André Emmerich Gallery. Landfield is best known for his abstract landscape paintings, and has held more than seventy solo exhibitions and more than two hundred group exhibitions. In 2011 he was described by the LewAllen Gallerie as "at the forefront of contemporary art...one of the best painters in America."... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Contemporary art, Postminimalism, Color Field, Abstract expressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting