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!
Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
09 March 1980
Actor, Director, Model, Painter
John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21 August 1961

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
28 January 1912

Tom FrancoTom Franco
14 April 1980

Leslie StefansonLeslie Stefanson
10 May 1971
Actress, Model, Artist, Sculptor
Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15 November 1887

Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943

Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
03 February 1894
Painter & Illustrator
Martin MullMartin Mull
18 August 1943

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner
Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943
Actress, Model

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922

Edward HopperEdward Hopper
22 July 1882

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887
Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923
Painter, Sculptor

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986
Robert CrumbRobert Crumb
30 August 1943

Buck TaylorBuck Taylor
13 May 1938
Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12 July 1917
Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844

Paul RandPaul Rand
15 August 1914
Graphic Designer & Art Director
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925

Alex GreyAlex Grey
29 November 1953
American artist
Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly
20 September 1941
Glass Sculptor

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Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925
Cy TwomblyCy Twombly
25 April 1928
Praemium Imperiale

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
18 February 1848

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945
Conceptual Artist

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904
Abstract Painter
Lisa HanawaltLisa Hanawalt
19 June 1983
Chuck CloseChuck Close
05 July 1940

Thomas ColeThomas Cole
01 February 1801

Peter MaxPeter Max
19 October 1937
American artist

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

Dan EstabrookDan Estabrook
1969 AD
Megan Boone's Partner

Thomas EakinsThomas Eakins
25 July 1844

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
02 September 1911

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939
American artist
Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941

John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
1738 AD
Anglo-American painter
John BaldessariJohn Baldessari
07 June 1931

Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915
Abstract Painter

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
24 December 1913
Abstract Painter
Milton AveryMilton Avery
07 March 1885

Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924
Abstract Painter
Charles AlstonCharles Alston
28 November 1907
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher

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
Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976

Swizz BeatzSwizz Beatz
13 September 1978
Record producer, Entrepreneur, Painter, Rapper,

Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974
Television presenter, Artist

Fred GwynneFred Gwynne
30 June 1926
Devon AokiDevon Aoki
10 August 1982
Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954
Manager, Record producer, Composer
George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943

Larry D. AlexanderLarry D. Alexander
30 May 1953

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945
Actor, Artist, Television actor
Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,

Gus Van SantGus Van Sant
24 July 1952
Film Director
Pendleton WardPendleton Ward
08 July 1982
Television producer, Animator, Screenwriter

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962

Carmine GiovinazzoCarmine Giovinazzo
24 August 1973
Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969

Jeff KoonsJeff Koons
21 January 1955
Sculptor, Painter
Mr. LawrenceMr. Lawrence
01 January 1969
Voice actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Animator,

Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
19 January 1958
Painter, Artist

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

Lou RomanoLou Romano
15 April 1972
Designer, Scenographer, Voice actor, Animator
Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model
John TrumbullJohn Trumbull
06 June 1756
War veterans

Don Ed HardyDon Ed Hardy
31 December 1945
tattoo artist

Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
14 February 1962
Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson

Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,
Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974

Matthew BarneyMatthew Barney
25 March 1967
Artist, Sculptor, Screenwriter

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
20 November 1943
Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer
David LaChapelleDavid LaChapelle
11 March 1963

Frank FrazettaFrank Frazetta
09 February 1928
Steven Jay RussellSteven Jay Russell
14 September 1957

Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940
Jasper JohnsJasper Johns
15 May 1930
Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer
Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954
Photographer, Film director