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

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

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

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

Tom FrancoTom Franco
14 April 1980
Actor
Gary BurghoffGary Burghoff
24 May 1943
Actor

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922
 
Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903
Painter

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943
Actress, Model

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887
Artist

Edward HopperEdward Hopper
22 July 1882
Painter
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923
Painter, Sculptor

Robert CrumbRobert Crumb
30 August 1943
Cartoonist

Martin MullMartin Mull
18 August 1943
Actor

Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
27 April 1791
Painter
John BaldessariJohn Baldessari
07 June 1931
 

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12 July 1917
 
Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly
20 September 1941
Glass Sculptor

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927
Painter

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925
painter

Thomas ColeThomas Cole
01 February 1801
Painter
Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844
Painter

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959
Designer

Chuck CloseChuck Close
05 July 1940
Painter

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Alex GreyAlex Grey
29 November 1953
American artist
Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945
Conceptual Artist

Paul RandPaul Rand
15 August 1914
Graphic Designer & Art Director

Cy TwomblyCy Twombly
25 April 1928
Praemium Imperiale

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
18 February 1848
Artist
Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925
 
Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986
Actor

Peter MaxPeter Max
19 October 1937
American artist

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
02 September 1911
Artist

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

Thomas EakinsThomas Eakins
25 July 1844
Painter

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939
American artist

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

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904
Abstract Painter
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915
Abstract Painter

John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
1738 AD
Anglo-American painter
Boris VallejoBoris Vallejo
08 January 1941
Painter

Dan EstabrookDan Estabrook
1969 AD
Partner of Megan Boone

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
24 December 1913
Abstract Painter
Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924
Abstract Painter

Milton AveryMilton Avery
07 March 1885
Painter
Buck TaylorBuck Taylor
13 May 1938
Actor

Csaba MarkusCsaba Markus
26 January 1953
Artist

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD
Mural Artist

Thomas Hart BentonThomas Hart Benton
15 April 1889
Painter

John AltoonJohn Altoon
05 November 1925
Painter
Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954
Manager, Record producer, Composer

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

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976
Photographer

Larry D. AlexanderLarry D. Alexander
30 May 1953
Painter
George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943
Artist

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

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

Mike FrancesaMike Francesa
20 March 1954
Radio personality
Bobbi BrownBobbi Brown
14 April 1957
Make-up artist, Businessperson

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962
Artist

Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,
Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974
Television presenter, Artist

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915
Painter
Steven Jay RussellSteven Jay Russell
14 September 1957
Prisoner

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954
Photographer, Film director

Jasper JohnsJasper Johns
15 May 1930
Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer

Tim ArmstrongTim Armstrong
25 November 1965
Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Film director, Poet,
Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969
Actress
Kehinde WileyKehinde Wiley
28 February 1977
Painter

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
22 July 1898
Sculptor, Painter

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

Lou RomanoLou Romano
15 April 1972
Designer, Scenographer, Voice actor, Animator
Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940
Actress

Carmine GiovinazzoCarmine Giovinazzo
24 August 1973
Actor

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

David LaChapelleDavid LaChapelle
11 March 1963
Photographer

Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974
Actress
Mr. LawrenceMr. Lawrence
01 January 1969
Voice actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Animator,

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921
Painter, Choreographer, Model
Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926
Photographer

Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,
Pendleton WardPendleton Ward
08 July 1982
Television producer, Animator, Screenwriter
Julian SchnabelJulian Schnabel
26 October 1951
Film director, Screenwriter, Painter