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List of famous Monochrome painting artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Monochrome painting movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Monochrome 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 this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. This list includes Alan Ebnother, Frank Stella and more artists. (13 items)
Yves Klein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Monochrome Painting Artists
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Yves Klein was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art. ...more

Artworks: Anthropometry: Princess Helena, Untitled (ANT154), IKB74, Eponge (SE180) (Sponge [SE180]), Eponge, + more

Birthplace: Nice, France

Associated periods or movements: Monochrome painting, Nouveau réalisme, Conceptual art

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Frank Stella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Monochrome Painting Artists
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Frank Stella is an American painter and printmaker, noted for his work in the areas of minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. Stella continues to live and work in New York. ...more

Artworks: Giufà, la luna, i ladri e le guardie, 4X, Firuzabad, + more

Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Geometric abstraction, Contemporary art, Color Field, Monochrome painting, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking

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Ellsworth Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Monochrome Painting Artists
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Ellsworth Kelly is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and the minimalist school. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing simplicity of form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employs bright colors. He lives and works in Spencertown, New York. ...more

Artworks: The Meschers, Dominican, Cité, Wall, Spectrum Colors Arranged by Chance, + more

Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Monochrome painting, Minimalism, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking

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Brice Marden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Monochrome Painting Artists
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Brice Marden, is an American artist, generally described as Minimalist, although it is difficult to categorize his work. He lives and works in New York City; Tivoli, New York; Hydra, Greece; and Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania. ...more

Artworks: Couplet IV, Tile 1, Untitled, from the portfolio Five Plates, Untitled, + more

Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Monochrome painting, Minimalism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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