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
Artist
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
Painter

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

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15 November 1887
Artist

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903
Painter

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

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

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943
Actress, Model

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

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

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791
Painter

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

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

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986
Actor

Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925
painter

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

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959
Designer

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
Painter

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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
Painter
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
Artist

Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941
Painter

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
Painter

Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924
Abstract Painter

Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15 April 1889
Painter

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

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
Actor

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

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

George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943
Artist
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
Artist

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
Painter

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

Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969
Actress

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
Prisoner
Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940
Actress

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
Actor

Kehinde WileyKehinde Wiley
1977 AD
painter

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model

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

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
Artist
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter

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