Virgo Artists & Painters

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 1 Jacques-Louis David

Jacques-Louis David.
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Famous As: Neoclassical Style Painter
Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 29, 1825

Jacques-Louis David was a French painter. Widely regarded as the greatest painter of the Neoclassical era, David's works had a strong influence in France in the early-19th century. His works are often linked to the birth of Romanticism. Many of his pupils, such as Antoine-Jean Gros and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, went on to become successful and popular painters.

 2 Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 5, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany
Died: May 7, 1840

Caspar David Friedrich was a German painter best remembered for painting mid-period allegorical landscapes. Widely regarded as the most important German painter of his era, Friedrich is celebrated as an important figure of the German Romantic movement. His works have influenced several painters, including Johan Christian Dahl, Arnold Böcklin, and Christiane Pooley.

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 3 Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 29, 1780
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montauban, France
Died: January 14, 1867

 4 Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby.
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Famous As: Comic Book Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
Jacob Kurtzberg, or Jack Kirby, initially published comics under various other pseudonyms, such as "Jack Curtiss" and "Curt Davis." He worked with Marvel, where he co-created characters such as The Fantastic Four and the X-Men, along with Stan Lee. He then joined DC, where he created the Fourth World Saga
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 5 Margaret Keane

Margaret Keane.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee

 6 Daniel Stern

Daniel Stern
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States U.S.

American actor, artist, director, and screenwriter Daniel Stern is best-recognised for playing the tall and dim-witted thief Marv Murchins in first two films of the Home Alone franchise. He is also noted for his role in the film City Slickers and its sequel; voice-role in the TV series Dilbert; and for directing the sports-comedy film Rookie of the Year.

 7 Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing
Named Art Review’s most powerful artist in 2011, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of resilience against the authoritarian Chinese government. Jailed and banned from leaving the country once, he is known for using various media, such as sculpture, photos, and documentaries, to reflect Chinese human-rights abuses.
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 8 Jean Arp

Jean Arp
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: September 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 7, 1966

Jean Arp was born in Strasbourg, to a German father and a French mother. After studying art in Paris and Switzerland, he co-created The Modern Alliance and participated in the Dada and Abstraction-Création movements. An avant-garde painter and sculptor, he also experimented with media such as embroidery.

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 9 Swizz Beatz

Swizz Beatz
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Famous As: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Painter, Rapper, Singer, Businessperson, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City

 10 Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb.
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: August 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Robert Crumb is a cartoonist whose work displays a satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb played a major role during the underground comix movement of the 1960s, contributing to the movement's seminal works. He is credited with founding Zap Comix, the first major underground comix series. In 1991, he was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

 11 Jwan Yosef

Jwan Yosef.
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: September 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Syria

Jwan Yosef is a Swedish artist and painter who specializes in plastic arts. Over the course of his career, Yosef has participated in a number of group exhibitions and art fairs. He is also credited with founding The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in North London.

 12 Carmine Giovinazzo

Carmine Giovinazzo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA

 13 M. F. Husain

M. F. Husain.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pandharpur
Died: June 9, 2011

 14 Justine Frischmann

Justine Frischmann.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
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 15 Graham Sutherland

Graham Sutherland
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980

 16 George Maharis

George Maharis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
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 17 Grandma Moses

Grandma Moses
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Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: September 7, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York
Died: December 13, 1961

Anna Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, revolutionized American folk art with her iconic depictions of American rural life. After spending 15 years of her life working as a housekeeper, she deviated toward embroidery. A bout of arthritis made her switch to painting in her late 70s.

 18 George Montgomery

George Montgomery
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: August 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brady, Pondera County, Montana Pondera County Montana, U.S.
Died: December 12, 2000
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 19 Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 9, 2000

A master of what he called dynamic cubism, 20th-century American painter Jacob Lawrence experimented with a variety of media, such as tempera, cardboard, and paper.  His narrative painting consisted of scenes from Black history. The Migration of the American Negro remains one of his best creations.

 20 Lauren Lapkus

Lauren Lapkus
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 21 Edward Burne-Jones

Edward Burne-Jones.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: June 17, 1898

 22 Sol Lewitt

Sol Lewitt
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 8, 2007
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 23 Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: April 13, 1943

German painter and sculptor Oskar Schlemmer had gained fame both for his paintings and for his choreographed avant-garde ballet productions such as Triadisches Ballett. He was a major influence behind bringing modern art exhibitions to the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Art. He had also served in World War I.

 24 Ariana Richards

Ariana Richards
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Healdsburg, California, USA

 25 Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham
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Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: September 19, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lewisham
Died: September 6, 1939

 26 Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: March 12, 1988
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 27 Jim Meskimen

Jim Meskimen
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Dub actor, Comedian, Film actor, Television actor
Birthdate: September 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 28 Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana
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Famous As: Costume designer, Painter, Sculptor, Postage stamp designer
Birthdate: September 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Castle

 29 Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Padua, Italy

Maurizio Cattelan is an Italian artist best known for his hyperrealistic sculptures and installations. He has a satirical approach to art and is often considered a joker or prankster of the art world. His works have been exhibited internationally in museums. One of his best-known works is America, a fully functional toilet made of solid gold. 

 30 David Wojnarowicz

David Wojnarowicz
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Famous As: Photographer, Painter, Writer
Birthdate: September 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Red Bank
Died: July 22, 1992

 31 Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin
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Famous As: Sculptor, Painter, University teacher
Birthdate: August 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin

 32 Peter Scott

Peter Scott
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Famous As: Ornithologist
Birthdate: September 14, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 29, 1989

 33 Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass
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Famous As: Architect, Designer, Painter
Birthdate: September 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Innsbruck
Died: December 31, 2007

Born in Austria, Ettore Sottsass later moved to Italy, where his architect father was posted. He had been part of the Italian army during World War II. Initially part of the Memphis Group, he later formed his own architectural consultancy, Sottsass Associati. His works later became symbolic of pop culture.

 34 Tasha Tudor

Tasha Tudor
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: August 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2008

 35 Joseph Wright of Derby

Joseph Wright of Derby
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: September 3, 1734
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derby
Died: August 29, 1797

 36 Theo van Doesburg

Theo van Doesburg
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 30, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: March 7, 1931

 37 Edmund Leighton

Edmund Leighton
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 21, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1, 1922

 38 Carl Andre

Carl Andre
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Writer, Poet
Birthdate: September 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quincy

 39 Dorothea Margaret Tanning

Dorothea Margaret Tanning
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 25, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois, U.S.
Died: January 31, 2012

Remembered for her surrealist paintings, sculptor and painter Dorothea Margaret Tanning seemed to have recreated her visions and dreams through her art. Most of her works showcase unreal situations, with motifs such as gigantic flowers and doors. Her iconic installation Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202 showcases her sculpting skills.

 40 Kate Millett

Kate Millett
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: September 6, 2017

 41 Suman Pokhrel

Suman Pokhrel
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mills Area, Biratnagar, Nepal

 42 Cécilia Rodhe

Cécilia Rodhe
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Famous As: Sculptor, Model
Birthdate: September 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 43 H. A. Rey

H. A. Rey
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: September 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: August 26, 1977

 44 John Atkinson Grimshaw

John Atkinson Grimshaw
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 6, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: October 13, 1893

 45 Isabelle Collin Dufresne

Isabelle Collin Dufresne
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Tronche, France
Died: June 14, 2014

 46 Charles Dana Gibson

Charles Dana Gibson
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: September 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 23, 1944

 47 George Stubbs

George Stubbs
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Famous As: painter, non-fiction writer
Birthdate: August 24, 1724
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: July 10, 1806

 48 Craig Nicholls

Craig Nicholls
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Painter, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney

Best known as lead singer and solo continues member of the Australian alternative rock band The Vines, Craig Nicholls developed an early interest in music. He opened his band, then called Rishikesh, in 1994. Later he changed the name to Vines and as it started playing gigs he began writing songs for it, also painting covers for several of its album.

 49 Adrian Piper

Adrian Piper
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Famous As: Conceptual Artist
Birthdate: September 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York

 50 Isaac Levitan

Isaac Levitan
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 30, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kibartay, Lithuania
Died: August 4, 1900