The Greatest Works of Famous Modernist Art

List of famous Modernism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Modernism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Modernism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Modernism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Modernism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Modernism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

List is made up of many different pieces, including American Gothic and Dam.

If you want to know, "What is Modernism art?" or "What are examples of Modernism art?" then this list will answer your questions.

  • American Gothic
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    • Artist: Grant Wood
    • Subject: Midwestern United States, Farmer
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Modernism
  • Der Goldfisch
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    • Artist: Paul Klee
    • Subject: Goldfish
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Modernism
  • The Pestilence
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    • Artist: Hugh H. Breckenridge
    • Subject: World War I, War, 1918 flu pandemic, Disease
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Modernism
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    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Art Form: Mixed media
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism, Modernism