Taurus Artists & Painters

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 1 Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali.
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Famous As: Surrealist Painter
Birthdate: May 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Figueres, Spain
Died: January 23, 1989

Salvador Dali was a Spanish artist best remembered for his precise draftsmanship and technical skills. His artwork is famous for depicting bizarre and striking images. In spite of producing brilliant artworks, Dali's ostentatious and eccentric public behavior often overshadowed his professional achievements, much to the irritation of his fans and critics. His works have influenced other artists like Jeff Koons.

 2 J. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner.
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Famous As: Romanticist landscape painter
Birthdate: April 23, 1775
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 19, 1851

J. M. W. Turner was an English printmaker, painter, and watercolorist best remembered for his imaginative landscapes and expressive colorizations. Intensely reclusive and eccentric throughout his life, Turner lived in poor health and squalor for the last few years of his life. He was portrayed by actor Timothy Spall in the 2014 biographical film, Mr. Turner.

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 3 Joan Miró

Joan Miró.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25, 1983

Born to an artisan father in Catalan, Joan Miró was allowed to attend art school after falling sick working as a clerk. Known for combining surrealism and abstract art, he experimented with various forms of art, including paintings, sculptures, and ceramics, and created masterpieces such as The Farm.

 4 Eugène Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 26, 1798
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charenton-Saint-Maurice, Île-de-France, France
Died: August 13, 1863

Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist who is widely regarded as the patriarch of the French Romantic school. As a muralist and painter, Delacroix's study of the optical effects of color inspired the work of the Impressionists. In fact, his work inspired a generation of impressionists.

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 5 Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882

Known for founding the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a legendary poet and painter of the 19th century. His illustrations also adorned the books of his poet sister Christina Rossetti. Known for volumes such as The House of Life, he also influenced the Aesthetic movement.

 6 Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer
Birthdate: May 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Augusta

 7 Georges Braque

Georges Braque
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Argenteuil, France
Died: August 31, 1963

French painter Georges Braque is considered one of the pioneers of Cubism. His 1908 masterpiece Large Nude is one of his most celebrated pieces. Critics often argue whether Braque or Picasso had first begun developing Cubism, and many of their works are very similar in nature.

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 8 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941

Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian polymath who contributed greatly to the fields of literature, art, and philosophy. Referred to as the Bard of Bengal, Tagore is credited with reshaping Bengali literature and music. The first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, Tagore is also credited with composing the national anthems of India and Bangladesh.

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 9 Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: April 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Westminster

Jemima Kirke is an English-American artist, actress, and director best known for her role as Jessa Johansson in the HBO series Girls. She is the daughter of Simon Kirke and was introduced to show business at a young age. After acting for a few years, she made her directorial debut in 2019. She is a reproductive rights activist as well.   

 10 Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Edwin Church
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7, 1900

 11 Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 27, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston
Died: April 2, 1872

 12 David Choe

David Choe
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Famous As: Street artist
Birthdate: April 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 13 Burt Young

Burt Young
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 30, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Best known for his rough character roles and his Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Paulie Pennino in the Rocky film franchise, actor Burt Young had been a boxer during his time in the Marine Corps. He has also contributed to book covers as an illustrator and penned screenplays and the novel Endings.

 14 Charlotte Johnson Wahl

Charlotte Johnson Wahl.
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Famous As: Painter, Mother of Boris Johnson
Birthdate: April 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
Died: September 13, 2021

Artist Charlotte Johnson Wahl is the mother of British prime minister Boris Johnson and British journalist Rachel Johnson. She is known for her portraits and her signature style that mirrors the Vorticist style. Her creations have been featured at the Bethlem Museum of the Mind.

 15 Thomas McDonell

Thomas McDonell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York

 16 Effie Gray

Effie Gray.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
Died: December 23, 1897

Effie Gray was a Scottish painter. She was married to draughtsman and watercolorist, John Ruskin, before leaving him to marry John Everett Millais. This popular love triangle has been depicted in several plays and films, including the 1912 silent movie, The Love of John Ruskin. After marrying Millais, Effie Gray had a major influence on his works.

 17 Buck Taylor

Buck Taylor.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

 18 Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi Varma.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 29, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kilimanoor
Died: October 5, 1906
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 19 Robert De Niro Sr.

Robert De Niro Sr.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1993

 20 Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: March 18, 1980

 21 John James Audubon

John James Audubon.
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Famous As: Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Birthdate: April 26, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: January 27, 1851

 22 Julius Evola

Julius Evola.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 19, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: June 11, 1974

Julius Evola was an Italian poet, philosopher, painter, esotericist, antisemitic conspiracy theorist, and occultist. Evola is extremely popular in fringe circles due to his supernatural, magical, and metaphysical beliefs. Due to his traditionalist views on gender, which advocated a purely patriarchal society, Evola is regarded as one of Italy’s most influential fascist racists of all time.

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 23 Daniel Chatto

Daniel Chatto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

 24 Paige O'Hara

Paige O'Hara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 25 Alice Liddell

Alice Liddell
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 4, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England, UK
Died: November 16, 1934

 26 Hiromu Arakawa

Hiromu Arakawa.
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Famous As: Manga Artist
Birthdate: May 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Makubetsu, Hokkaido, Japan
Raised on a farm, Hiromu Arakawa realized her potential as a manga artist early in life and thus went to Tokyo to try her luck. The Shogakugan Manga Award-winning artist is now known for her internationally renowned Fullmetal Alchemist manga series, which has given birth to an entire franchise.

 27 Allisyn Ashley Arm

Allisyn Ashley Arm
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States

 28 Jean Giraud

Jean Giraud
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Died: March 10, 2012

 29 Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly.
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Famous As: Praemium Imperiale
Birthdate: April 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lexington city
Died: July 5, 2011

 30 Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough.
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Famous As: Landscape painter
Birthdate: May 14, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: August 2, 1788

 31 Yves Klein

Yves Klein
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: June 6, 1962

 32 Gregg Alexander

Gregg Alexander
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States

 33 Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland
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Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: May 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaarina
Died: November 7, 1991

 34 Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys
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Famous As: Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University teacher
Birthdate: May 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krefeld
Died: January 23, 1986

It is believed Joseph Beuys was rescued by Tartars when his air force plane broke down in Crimea during World War II. He later gained fame as an avant-garde sculptor and artist and part of the group Fluxus. His works used unconventional media, with some even including staged actions.

 35 Jean-Leon Gerome

Jean-Leon Gerome
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 11, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vesoul, Haute-Saône, France
Died: January 10, 1904

 36 Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 24, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 19, 1997
Willem de Kooning was a Dutch-American artist and one of the most famous practitioners of abstract expressionism of his generation. One of the 20th century's best-known artists, de Kooning is noted for paintings, such as Woman III (1953) and Interchange (1955). Many of his paintings have been sold for record prices.

 37 Peter Carl Fabergé

Peter Carl Fabergé
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Famous As: jeweller, inventor, artist
Birthdate: May 18, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: September 24, 1920

 38 Frank Stella

Frank Stella
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: May 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Malden

 39 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: May 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg
Died: June 15, 1938

One of the pioneers of Expressionism, German painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner co-established the artists’ group Die Brücke, or The Bridge. His iconic works such as Girl under Japanese Umbrella and Street, Berlin displayed psychological and erotic themes. Declared a "degenerate" by the Nazis, he later committed suicide.

 40 Christiane Kubrick

Christiane Kubrick
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany

German actress, dancer, painter, and singer Christiane Kubrick, wife of accomplished filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, thrived as a painter showcasing a passion for floral settings and still life paintings. She featured in films like Paths of Glory and Love Is Just a Fairytale, while her works featured in two hit films of Stanley, namely A Clockwork Orange  and Eyes Wide Shut.  

 41 Tasya van Ree

Tasya van Ree.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mililani, Hawaii, United States

Tasya van Ree is a popular American painter and photographer, known for her keen interests in visual presentation and mixed media. Also known for her distinctive sense of fashion, Tasya believes that people become what they wear. An openly gay celebrity, she serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community. She has dated personalities like Amber Heard and Caroline Vreeland.

 42 Milo Moire

Milo Moire
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Famous As: Performance artist
Birthdate: May 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Switzerland

 43 Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 20, 1840
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: July 6, 1916

 44 William Kentridge

William Kentridge
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Famous As: Film director, Artist, Painter
Birthdate: April 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg

 45 Albert Uderzo

Albert Uderzo
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Famous As: Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fismes

 46 Yelena Yemchuk

Yelena Yemchuk
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

 47 Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville
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Famous As: painter
Birthdate: May 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cambridge

 48 Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath

Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 4, 2020

 49 Paul Nash

Paul Nash
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Famous As: painter, illustrator, printmaker
Birthdate: May 11, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: July 11, 1946

 50 Lisa Frank

Lisa Frank
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: April 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States