Discover the most famous 20th century artists including Akira Kurosawa, Andy Warhol, Barbara Hepworth, Charles M. Schulz, Willem De Kooning and many more. This list of artists born in 20th century includes people from USA, France, UK, Australia, Spain, Italy, Japan and many more countries.
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
06 July 1907, Mexican
Painter
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
22 December 1960, American
Artist

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
09 March 1980, American
Actor, Director, Model, Painter

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
28 January 1912, American
Painter

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21 August 1961, American
Animator
Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910, Japanese
Filmmaker

Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943, American
Actor

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952, Japanese
Video Game Designer, Artist

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary Artist
Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903, American
Painter

Tom FrancoTom Franco
14 April 1980, American
Actor
Akira ToriyamaAkira Toriyama
05 April 1955, Japanese
Japanese Manga Artist

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD, American
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner

David HockneyDavid Hockney
09 July 1937, British
Painter
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923, American
Painter, Sculptor

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922, American
 
Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943, American
Actress, Model

Martin MullMartin Mull
18 August 1943, American
Actor

Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly
20 September 1941, American
Glass Sculptor
Damien HirstDamien Hirst
07 June 1965, British
Artist

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
05 February 1940, Swiss
Painter
Ralph BakshiRalph Bakshi
29 October 1938, Israeli
Director of Animated Films

Alex GreyAlex Grey
29 November 1953, American
American artist

Robert CrumbRobert Crumb
30 August 1943, American
Cartoonist

Buck TaylorBuck Taylor
13 May 1938, American
Actor
M. F. HusainM. F. Husain
17 September 1915, Indian
Painter
Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Painter

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10 October 1901, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

Edwin SchlossbergEdwin Schlossberg
19 July 1945, Ukrainian
Designer

Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter
Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12 July 1917, American
 

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Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
22 August 1908, French
Photographer and Painter

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist

Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925, American
painter
Chuck CloseChuck Close
05 July 1940, American
Painter

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959, American
Designer
Paul RandPaul Rand
15 August 1914, American
Graphic Designer & Art Director

Friedensreich HundertwasserFriedensreich Hundertwasser
15 December 1928, Austrian
Architect

Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925, American
 
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Cy TwomblyCy Twombly
25 April 1928, American
Praemium Imperiale
Peter MaxPeter Max
19 October 1937, American
American artist

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903, British
Artist

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
11 May 1904, Spanish
Surrealist Painter

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist

Thomas EakinsThomas Eakins
25 July 1844, American
Painter
Albert NamatjiraAlbert Namatjira
28 July 1902, Australian
Artist

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904, American
Abstract Painter

Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
08 October 1930, American
Artist
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915, American
Abstract Painter

Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941, American
Painter
Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
11 November 1911, Chilean
Surrealist Painter

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21 June 1859, American
 

John BaldessariJohn Baldessari
07 June 1931, American
 
Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962, Swiss
Visual Artist

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
24 December 1913, American
Abstract Painter
Tyeb MehtaTyeb Mehta
25 July 1925, Indian
Indian painter

Neo RauchNeo Rauch
18 April 1960, German
Painter

Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921, Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet
Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924, American
Abstract Painter

Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró
01 November 1923, Uruguayan
Artist
Charles AlstonCharles Alston
28 November 1907, American
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
26 December 1911, Italian
Painter

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
22 November 1943, Zambian
Artist
Jacopo AmigoniJacopo Amigoni
08 August 1904, Italian
Painter
Csaba MarkusCsaba Markus
26 January 1953, American
Artist

Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
24 March 1917, Brazilian, Greek
Painter, Sculptor

Allen JonesAllen Jones
01 September 1937, British
Artist

John AltoonJohn Altoon
05 November 1925, American
Painter
John LukeJohn Luke
19 January 1906, Irish
Artist

Dan EstabrookDan Estabrook
1969 AD, American
Partner of Megan Boone

Georges LeBarGeorges LeBar
24 January 1973, Australian
Author

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German
Artist

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
23 January 1926, Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter
Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American
Photographer

Swizz BeatzSwizz Beatz
13 September 1978, American
Record producer, Entrepreneur, Painter, Rapper,
Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939, British
Singer, Artist, Cleric

Fred GwynneFred Gwynne
30 June 1926, American
Actor

Devon AokiDevon Aoki
10 August 1982, American
Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist
Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974, American
Television presenter, Artist

Larry D. AlexanderLarry D. Alexander
30 May 1953, American
Painter
PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943, American
Artist

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
27 September 1932, Indian, Pakistani
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist
Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
12 March 1954, Indian, British
Sculptor, Visual artist, Painter, Architect

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker
Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962, American
Artist
Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945, American
Actor, Artist, Television actor

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
KamiKami
01 February 1972, Japanese
musician