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List of Famous Sculptors

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List of famous sculptors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top sculptors in the world? This includes the most prominent sculptors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Art fanatics will also enjoy famous land art artists and famous Italian Renaissance sculptures. This list of notable sculptors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic sculptors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned sculptors.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Michelangelo to Auguste Rodin. Featuring American sculptors, modern sculptors, foreign sculptors, and more, this list has it all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known sculptors to the lesser known sculptors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the sculptor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous sculptors ever?" and "What are the names of famous sculptors?" then you're in the right place. 

  • Michelangelo
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  • Leonardo da Vinci
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  • Donatello
    Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (c. 1386 – 13 December 1466), better known as Donatello... more on Wikipedia
  • Gian Lorenzo Bernini
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  • Auguste Rodin
    François-Auguste-René Rodin, known as Auguste Rodin, was a French sculptor. Although Rodin is... more on Wikipedia
  • Alexandros of Antioch

    Alexandros of Antioch

    Alexandros of Antioch (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος) (2nd-1st century BC) was a Greek sculptor of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Praxiteles


    Praxiteles (; Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most... more on Wikipedia
  • Sylvia Shaw Judson

    Sylvia Shaw Judson

    Sylvia Shaw Judson (1897-1978) was a professional sculptor who worked first in Chicago and... more on Wikipedia
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Ruiz Picasso (UK: , US: , Spanish: [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso]; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bertel Thorvaldsen
    Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish: [pæɐ̯tl̩ ˈtˢɒːvælˀsn̩]; 19 November 1770 – 24 March 1844) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Antonio Canova

    Antonio Canova

    Antonio Canova was an Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice who became famous for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Gina Lollobrigida
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  • H. R. Giger
    Hans Ruedi Giger ( GHEE-gər; German: [ˈɡiːɡər]; 5 February 1940 – 12 May 2014) was a Swiss... more on Wikipedia

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  • Constantin Brâncuși
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  • El Greco
    Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Greek: Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος [ðoˈminikos θeotoˈkopulos]; October... more on Wikipedia

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  • Juan Gris
    José Victoriano (Carmelo Carlos) González-Pérez (23 March 1887 – 11 May 1927), better known... more on Wikipedia
  • Antoni Tàpies
    Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquis of Tàpies (Catalan: [ənˈtɔni ˈtapi.əs]; 13 December 1923 – 6... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fernando Botero
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  • Jean-Antoine Houdon

    Jean-Antoine Houdon

    Jean-Antoine Houdon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃n‿ɑ̃twan udɔ̃]) (25 March 1741 – 15 July 1828)... more on Wikipedia
  • Edgar Degas
    Edgar Degas (US: or UK: ; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, French: [ilɛːʁ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡaʁ də... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti (UK: , US: , Italian: [alˈbɛrto dʒakoˈmetti]; 10 October 1901 – 11 January... more on Wikipedia

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  • Edmonia Lewis
    Mary Edmonia Lewis (c. July 4, 1844 – September 17, 1907) was an American sculptor who worked... more on Wikipedia