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.
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
06 July 1907, Mexican
Painter

Andy WarholAndy Warhol
06 August 1928, American
Pop Artist

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

Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
22 December 1960, American
Artist

Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
09 March 1980, American
Actor, Director, Model, Painter
Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21 August 1961, American
Animator

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
28 January 1912, American
Painter

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

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

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

Martin MullMartin Mull
18 August 1943, American
Actor
Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly
20 September 1941, American
Glass Sculptor

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943, American
Actress, Model

David HockneyDavid Hockney
09 July 1937, British
Painter
H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
05 February 1940, Swiss
Painter

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922, American
 
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923, American
Painter, Sculptor

Damien HirstDamien Hirst
07 June 1965, British
Artist

Peter MaxPeter Max
19 October 1937, American
American artist

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Painter
Ralph BakshiRalph Bakshi
29 October 1938, Israeli
Director of Animated Films
Robert CrumbRobert Crumb
30 August 1943, American
Cartoonist

Buck TaylorBuck Taylor
13 May 1938, American
Actor

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12 July 1917, American
 

Edwin SchlossbergEdwin Schlossberg
19 July 1945, Ukrainian
Designer
Alex GreyAlex Grey
29 November 1953, American
American artist

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Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10 October 1901, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

M. F. HusainM. F. Husain
17 September 1915, Indian
Painter

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist

Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925, American
painter

Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
22 August 1908, French
Photographer and Painter
Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959, American
Designer
Friedensreich HundertwasserFriedensreich Hundertwasser
15 December 1928, Austrian
Architect

Chuck CloseChuck Close
05 July 1940, American
Painter
Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925, American
 

Cy TwomblyCy Twombly
25 April 1928, American
Praemium Imperiale

Paul RandPaul Rand
15 August 1914, American
Graphic Designer & Art Director

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

Albert NamatjiraAlbert Namatjira
28 July 1902, Australian
Artist

Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
08 October 1930, American
Artist

Thomas EakinsThomas Eakins
25 July 1844, American
Painter
Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904, American
Abstract Painter
Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941, American
Painter

Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915, American
Abstract 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
Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
11 November 1911, Chilean
Surrealist Painter

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
24 December 1913, American
Abstract Painter

Neo RauchNeo Rauch
18 April 1960, German
Painter
Tyeb MehtaTyeb Mehta
25 July 1925, Indian
Indian painter

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

Charles AlstonCharles Alston
28 November 1907, American
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
26 December 1911, Italian
Painter

Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró
01 November 1923, Uruguayan
Artist
Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
22 November 1943, Zambian
Artist
Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Jacopo AmigoniJacopo Amigoni
08 August 1904, Italian
Painter

Csaba MarkusCsaba Markus
26 January 1953, American
Artist

Allen JonesAllen Jones
01 September 1937, British
Artist
John AltoonJohn Altoon
05 November 1925, American
Painter

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

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

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter
Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
23 January 1926, Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American
Photographer

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

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

George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943, American
Artist

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker
Larry D. AlexanderLarry D. Alexander
30 May 1953, American
Painter

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,
Takashi MurakamiTakashi Murakami
01 February 1962, Japanese
Sculptor, Painter, Artist, Film director

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

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