America, the land of opportunities, has been the mecca of world power. Its nationals have made the country rank in the top spot in all the fields, be it science and technology or discovery and invention, leaders and revolutionaries or military and services, journalism and philosophy or activists and academicians. And in the field of art too, America ranks amongst the world leaders. Painting, sculpting, illustrating, photography, ceramics, assemblage painting, pottery - Americans have made their worth count in every form of art. Decade after decade, the country has given the world some of the world-class artists who have redefined the field of art through their exemplary work and talent. Historically, American artists have succeeded in installing a unique style or character into their work, thus changing the panorama of the world of art completely. The overwhelming beauty of their canvases has left a lasting imprint on the minds of millions of people around the globe. What’s more, their exquisite art has deeply influenced future generations of artists who have equivalently produced some of the world-class works. With this section, find out in details about the life and works of famous American artists. The magnificence and splendour of their works is sure to leave you spellbound!
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
22 December 1960
John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

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

Leslie StefansonLeslie Stefanson
10 May 1971
Actress, Model, Artist, Sculptor

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
28 January 1912

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21 August 1961
Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
03 February 1894
Painter & Illustrator

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15 November 1887

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922
Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943

Tom FrancoTom Franco
14 April 1980
Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943
Actress, Model

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923
Painter, Sculptor

Martin MullMartin Mull
18 August 1943
Edward HopperEdward Hopper
22 July 1882

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791

Robert CrumbRobert Crumb
30 August 1943
Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly
20 September 1941
Glass Sculptor

Buck TaylorBuck Taylor
13 May 1938
Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12 July 1917

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986

Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844
Alex GreyAlex Grey
29 November 1953
American artist
Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945
Conceptual Artist

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Chuck CloseChuck Close
05 July 1940

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Paul RandPaul Rand
15 August 1914
Graphic Designer & Art Director

Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925

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

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

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904
Abstract Painter

John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
1738 AD
Anglo-American painter
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915
Abstract Painter

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21 June 1859
Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
08 October 1930

Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941

John BaldessariJohn Baldessari
07 June 1931

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
24 December 1913
Abstract Painter

Charles AlstonCharles Alston
28 November 1907
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher
Milton AveryMilton Avery
07 March 1885

Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924
Abstract Painter

Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15 April 1889

Csaba MarkusCsaba Markus
26 January 1953
John AltoonJohn Altoon
05 November 1925

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD
Mural Artist
Dan EstabrookDan Estabrook
1969 AD
Partner of Megan Boone

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954
Manager, Record producer, Composer

Swizz BeatzSwizz Beatz
13 September 1978
Record producer, Entrepreneur, Painter, Rapper,
Fred GwynneFred Gwynne
30 June 1926

Larry D. AlexanderLarry D. Alexander
30 May 1953
Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976

Devon AokiDevon Aoki
10 August 1982
Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist

George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945
Actor, Artist, Television actor
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
19 January 1958
Painter, Artist

Jeff KoonsJeff Koons
21 January 1955
Sculptor, Painter

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962

Rick BakerRick Baker
08 December 1950
Actor, Make-up artist, Theatrical makeup
Bobbi BrownBobbi Brown
14 April 1957
Make-up artist, Businessperson
Mike FrancesaMike Francesa
20 March 1954
Radio personality

Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974
Television presenter, Artist

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915

Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,
Carmine GiovinazzoCarmine Giovinazzo
24 August 1973

Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954
Photographer, Film director

Tim ArmstrongTim Armstrong
25 November 1965
Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Film director, Poet,

Steven Jay RussellSteven Jay Russell
14 September 1957
Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
22 July 1898
Sculptor, Painter
Mr. LawrenceMr. Lawrence
01 January 1969
Voice actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Animator,

Rick DerringerRick Derringer
05 August 1947
Singer, Artist, Composer, Guitarist

Jasper JohnsJasper Johns
15 May 1930
Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer
Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
25 December 1911
Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter
Geoffrey HolderGeoffrey Holder
01 August 1930

Kehinde WileyKehinde Wiley
1977 AD

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model

James TurrellJames Turrell
06 May 1943
David LaChapelleDavid LaChapelle
11 March 1963

Lou RomanoLou Romano
15 April 1972
Designer, Scenographer, Voice actor, Animator
Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
14 February 1962
Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson

Frank FrazettaFrank Frazetta
09 February 1928
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter

Diva ZappaDiva Zappa
30 July 1979
Pendleton WardPendleton Ward
08 July 1982
Television producer, Animator, Screenwriter