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Famous Monochrome Painting Artists

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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. {#nodes}
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    Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist and an important figure in post-war European art. He was a 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
    • Birthplace: Nice, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Monochrome painting, Nouveau réalisme, Conceptual art
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Photo: Johannes Simon / Getty Images
    Frank Philip Stella (born May 12, 1936) is an American painter, sculptor and printmaker, noted for his work in the areas of minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. Stella lives and works in New York City....  more
    • Artworks: Giufà, la luna, i ladri e le guardie, 4X, Firuzabad
    • Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Geometric abstraction, Contemporary art, Color Field, Monochrome painting
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking
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    Ellsworth Kelly (May 31, 1923 – December 27, 2015) was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing line, color and form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employed bright colors. He lived and worked in Spencertown, New York....  more
    • Artworks: The Meschers, Dominican, Cité, Wall, Spectrum Colors Arranged by Chance
    • Birthplace: Newburgh, New York
    • 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
  • Brice Marden (born October 15, 1938), is an American artist, generally described as Minimalist, although his work may be hard to categorize. 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
    • 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