List of famous artists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A person who is involved in any form of art work is referred to as an artist. Artists are skilled people who are well versed with the basic concepts of art and produces art in any form that has aesthetic value. An artist may nor may not have a degree in fine arts but may produce art either way. An artist may refer to a sculptor, painter or a photographer. The different types of artists include abstract painters, conceptual artist, portrait painters, sketch artists, illustrators, digital artists, printmakers, textile artists, glass artists, mixed media artists and jewelry artists among many other types of artists. People involved in the creation of films, may also be referred to as artist. Artistic activities also include dancing, acting, writing and music. Therefore any activity for which the imagination is used and creativity is unleashed is referred to as an artistic activity. Art history as a full-fledged academic discipline developed in the 19th century. In ancient times cave paintings, petroglyphs sculptures and rock paintings were done, which was around 40,000 years ago. Dig out more intriguing facts about many famous artists in the world, with this compilation of biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh
French, Dutch

John Leguizamo John Leguizamo
Colombian, American

Raphael Raphael
Italian

Tom Franco Tom Franco
American

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Le Corbusier Le Corbusier
Swiss, French

Edvard Munch Edvard Munch
Norwegian

Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse
Swiss, German

Mark Rothko Mark Rothko
American

Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp
French, American

Marc Chagall Marc Chagall
Belarusian, French, Russian

Titian Titian
Italian

Donatello Donatello
Italian

Sandro Kopp Sandro Kopp
German, New Zealander
El Greco El Greco
Spanish, Greek

Martin Mull Martin Mull
American

Paul Klee Paul Klee
Swiss, German

Thomas Cole Thomas Cole
British, American

Marie Tussaud Marie Tussaud
Swiss, French