Find out more about the greatest British Artists, including Banksy, William Blake, Damien Hirst, Cynthia Lennon and Anish Kapoor.
Ant AnsteadAnt Anstead
29 February 1979
Television Presenter
William BlakeWilliam Blake
28 November 1757
Painter

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819
Art Critic and Painter

David HockneyDavid Hockney
09 July 1937
Painter

J. M. W. TurnerJ. M. W. Turner
23 April 1775
Romanticist landscape painter

Damien HirstDamien Hirst
07 June 1965
Artist
Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963
Artist, Painter

John ConstableJohn Constable
11 June 1776
Romantic Painter

Thomas GainsboroughThomas Gainsborough
14 May 1727
Landscape painter

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926
Novelist
Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903
Artist

Lawrence Alma-Tadema Lawrence Alma-Tadema
08 January 1836
Painter
Alfred SisleyAlfred Sisley
30 October 1839
Impressionist Landscape Painter

Jack Butler YeatsJack Butler Yeats
29 August 1871
Irish artist
Allen JonesAllen Jones
01 September 1937
Artist

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939
Singer, Artist, Cleric
Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939
Film maker

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

Leo SayerLeo Sayer
21 May 1948
Artist, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Stephen WiltshireStephen Wiltshire
24 April 1974
illustrator, artist

Dante Gabriel RossettiDante Gabriel Rossetti
12 May 1828
Poet, Illustrator, Painter, Writer, Artist,
Lucian FreudLucian Freud
08 December 1922
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Holly JohnsonHolly Johnson
09 February 1960
Singer, Writer, Artist, Guitarist, Painter

Anish KapoorAnish Kapoor
12 March 1954
Sculptor, Visual artist, Painter, Architect

John Everett MillaisJohn Everett Millais
08 June 1829
Painter, Illustrator
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
07 June 1868
Architect, Painter, Designer, Sculptor
John William WaterhouseJohn William Waterhouse
06 April 1849
Painter

William HogarthWilliam Hogarth
10 November 1697
Painter, Caricaturist, Illustrator, Graphic artist

Derek JarmanDerek Jarman
31 January 1942
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Diarist,

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
01 November 1887
Painter
Grayson PerryGrayson Perry
24 March 1960
Artist

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Antony GormleyAntony Gormley
30 August 1950
Sculptor, Artist

Dave Lee TravisDave Lee Travis
25 May 1945
Photographer, Television presenter, Radio

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Louis WainLouis Wain
05 August 1860
Artist, Painter
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879
Painter

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931
Painter
Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723
Painter

Thomas ColeThomas Cole
01 February 1801
Painter

Eric GillEric Gill
22 February 1882
Type designer, Sculptor, Graphic designer,
Peter GreenawayPeter Greenaway
05 April 1942
Theatre director, Film director, Writer,

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model
Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
26 June 1817
Painter, Poet, Writer

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
01 June 1936
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Designer, Animator,

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
24 August 1903
Painter, Artist

Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
01 March 1886
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

Edward Burne-JonesEdward Burne-Jones
28 August 1833
Painter
Jay JoplingJay Jopling
1963 AD
Art dealer

Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli
07 February 1741
Writer

William Holman HuntWilliam Holman Hunt
02 April 1827
Painter, Artist

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham
19 September 1867
Painter, Illustrator
Stevie StarrStevie Starr
07 July 1966
Stage magician

Jack VettrianoJack Vettriano
17 November 1951
Painter
Eduardo PaolozziEduardo Paolozzi
07 March 1924
Sculptor, University teacher, Painter

Augustus JohnAugustus John
04 January 1878
Painter, Etcher

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
10 December 1879
Artist, Illustrator, Painter
Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
07 May 1970
painter

Yinka ShonibareYinka Shonibare
09 August 1962
painter, Photographer
Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist

Linder SterlingLinder Sterling
1954 AD
photographer

Richard DaddRichard Dadd
01 August 1817
Painter, Illustrator
Rachel WhitereadRachel Whiteread
20 April 1963
Sculptor

Brian FroudBrian Froud
1947 AD
painter, illustrator
Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
29 November 1843
Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741
Painter

Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
03 September 1734
Painter, Artist

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
29 March 1893
Painter
Peter ScottPeter Scott
14 September 1909
Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp
John Atkinson GrimshawJohn Atkinson Grimshaw
06 September 1836
Painter

Chris OfiliChris Ofili
10 October 1968
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Visual artist

Roger FryRoger Fry
14 December 1866
Curator, Art historian, Painter, University

Stanley SpencerStanley Spencer
30 June 1891
Painter
Peter DoigPeter Doig
17 April 1959
Painter

Edmund LeightonEdmund Leighton
21 September 1852
Painter

John William GodwardJohn William Godward
09 August 1861
Painter

Ford Madox BrownFord Madox Brown
16 April 1821
Painter

Frank AuerbachFrank Auerbach
29 April 1931
Painter
Ben NicholsonBen Nicholson
10 April 1894
painter, sculptor

George StubbsGeorge Stubbs
24 August 1724
painter, non-fiction writer
Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
03 November 1846
Painter

George Frederic WattsGeorge Frederic Watts
23 February 1817
Painter, Sculptor

Godfrey KnellerGodfrey Kneller
08 August 1646
Painter
Thomas LawrenceThomas Lawrence
13 April 1769
painter

Laura KnightLaura Knight
04 August 1877
Painter, Autobiographer
Stanley DonwoodStanley Donwood
29 October 1968
Artist, Writer

Marc QuinnMarc Quinn
08 January 1964
Artist, Sculptor

Thomas RowlandsonThomas Rowlandson
13 June 1756
caricaturist, painter, illustrator, artist,

Nicholas HilliardNicholas Hilliard
1547 AD
painter
Kate PeruginiKate Perugini
29 October 1839
Painter

Henry Scott TukeHenry Scott Tuke
12 June 1858
Painter
Richard BillinghamRichard Billingham
25 September 1970
Photographer

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
30 August 1855
Painter

Andy KershawAndy Kershaw
09 November 1959
Disc jockey

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
22 June 1903
painter, illustrator
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16 January 1872
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,