Artists are present in every field. Also, people tend to remember famous artists even after centuries. Because those people had such a different aura in them that no one could ever forget them, they did fantastic work in their lives, and they are still remembered for the same. Let us know about some of these great personalities.
Michelangelo is one of the most famous artists of all time. He was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. His artistic versatility was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his rival and elder contemporary. He also created the sculpture David and Pietà, the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the famous carving of Moses on the tomb for Pope Julian II, and the design for the Laurentian Library at San Lorenzo’s Church.
Vincent Willem van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh was a dutch post-impressionist painter who posthumously became one of the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. He created about 2,100 artworks in a decade, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. He inspired upcoming generations of artists, primarily through his technique of painting. He was not commercially successful, and his suicide at thirty-seven came after years of depression and poverty.
Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore.
Rembrandt, usually simply known as Rembrandt, was a Dutch Golden Age painter, printmaker, and draughtsman. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in art history and the most important in Dutch art history. He’s known for masterworks such as The Night Watch and Doctor Nicolaes Tulp’s Demonstration of the Anatomy of the Arm.
Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter and founder of impressionist painting. He is seen as a critical precursor to modernism, especially in his attempts to paint nature as he perceived it. His most recognized paintings are Water Lilies, Women in Garden, and Impression Sunrise. He was the most consistent and prolific practitioner of impressionism’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature during his long career.
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí I Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí of Púbol NYC, was a Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill, precise draftsmanship, and the striking and bizarre images in his work. Born in Figueres, Catalonia, Dalí received his formal education in fine arts in Madrid.
Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter. His best-known work, The Scream, has become one of the iconic images of world art. His childhood was overshadowed by illness, grief, and the dread of inheriting a mental condition that ran in the family. Munch is seen as the one who contributed to the spread of Expressionism, and he influenced artists such as Max Beckmann, Egon Schiele, and Erich Heckel.
Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. He was a moderately successful provincial genre painter during his lifetime, recognized in Delft and The Hague. Among his most famous works is the Girl With a Pearl Earring, The Milkmaid, and View of Delft.
Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society.