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List of famous Post-painterly Abstraction artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Post-painterly Abstraction movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Post-painterly Abstraction 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're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. This list below has a variety of artists in it, from Gene Davis to Al Held. (13 items)
Morris Louis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Post-painterly Abstraction Artists
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Morris Louis, born Morris Louis Bernstein, was an American painter. During the 1950s he became one of the earliest exponents of Color Field painting. 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

Artworks: Where, Alpha-Pi, Ambi I, Beta Lambda, Untitled, + more

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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

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Frank Stella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Post-painterly Abstraction 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: GiufĂ , 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 Post-painterly Abstraction 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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Kenneth Noland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Post-painterly Abstraction Artists
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Kenneth Noland was an American abstract painter. He was one of the best-known American Color Field painters, although in the 1950s he was thought of as an abstract expressionist and in the early 1960s he was thought of as a minimalist painter. Noland helped establish the Washington Color School movement. In 1977, he was honored by a major retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York that then traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. and Ohio's Toledo Museum of Art in 1978. In 2006, Noland's Stripe Paintings were exhibited at the Tate in London. ...more

Artworks: Warm Above, No Toll, Plum, Turnsole

Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Color Field, Washington Color School, Post-painterly abstraction

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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