The Greatest Artists of All Time Saket Bolisetty
I hope you enjoy learning a lot about the great artists from reading this book.
Pablo Picasso was one of the most important artists of the 20th century. He was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881. His art changed over time. He went from Blue PeriodCubism. He died in 1973.
Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh was one of the most tragic artists who ever lived. Nothing ever went right for him. He was born in the Netherlands in 1853 and he died in 1890. He was so upset that he cut off his ear. His famous work of art is The Starry Night.
Salvador Dali Salvador Dali was born in 1904. His art style is called Surrealism. His most famous work of art is The Persistence of Memory. He died in 1989.
Andy Warhol was the father of Pop Art. He was born in Pittsburgh in 1928. His most famous works of art are the Campbell’s Soup Cans and Marilyn Monroe. Andy Warhol called his studio “ The Factory”. He died in New York in 1987.
Claude Monet Claude Monet was born in Paris in 1840. His art style is called Impressionism. He is best known for painting Water Lilies. He died in 1926.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a famous Italian artist. He was born during the Renaissance in 1452. His two most famous works of art are The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. He died in 1519.
Henri Matisse Henri Matisse was born in 1869 in France. His paintings changed over time. He was best known for cut-outs. He died in 1954.
Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock was born in Wyoming in 1912. His style is called Abstract Expressionism. He drips paint onto the canvas. His studio was a barn. He died in 1956.
Georgia O Keeffe
Georgia O Keeffe was born in Wisconsin in 1887. She was best known for painting flowers. She also painted New York skyscrapers and New Mexico landscapes. She died in 1986.
Paul Cezanne Paul Cezanne was born in France in 1893. He was best known for painting still-lives. His style is called Post-Impressionism. He died in 1906.
Rembrandt Rembrandt was born in 1606 in the Netherlands. His most famous work of art is The Night Watch. He was also a printmaker. He died in 1669.
Edgar Degas was born in France in 1834. He was best known for painting dancers. His style was also Impressionism. He died in 1917.
Pierre- Auguste Renoir was born in France in 1841. He was another Impressionism painter. He painted many beautiful things. He died in 1919.
Joan Miro was born in Spain in 1893. He was a Surrealist painter. He was also a ceramicist. He died in 1983.
Paul Klee was born in Switzerland in 1879. His art styles included Cubism, Expressionism, and Surrealism. He is best known for painting different shapes. He died in 1940.
Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky was born in Russia in 1866. His paintings are very abstract. He was also an art theorist. He died in 1944.
Georges Seurat Georges Seurat was born in 1859 in France. His styles of art are Pointillism and Impressionism. His most famous work of art is A Sunday Afternoon of The Island of La Grande. He died in 1891.
Piet Mondrian Piet Mondrian was another Dutch painter who was born in 1872 in the Netherlands. He is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. He died in 1954.
Roy Lichtenstein Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York City in 1923. He is another Pop Art artist. He is best known for painting comic strip panels. He died in 1997.
Marc Chagall was born in Russia in 1887. He is another abstract painter. His most famous work of art is I and The Village. He died in 1985.
Paul Gauguin was born in France in 1848. His paintings are very colorful. They were distinctly different from Impressionism. He died in 1903.
Alexander Calder was born in 1898 in Pennsylvania. He is a sculptor. His sculptures are mostly balanced. He died in 1976.
Rene Magritte was born in 1898 in Belgium. He is a Surrealist artist. He was best known for creating provoking images. He died in 1967.
Henri Rousseau Henri Rousseau was born in France in 1844. He is best known for creating jungle paintings. He never left his home. He died in 1910.
Edvard Much was born in Norway in 1863. His most famous work of art is The Scream. He was another tragic artist. He died in 1944.
Gustav Klimt was born in Austria in 1862. His most famous painting is The Kiss. He was also known for painting murals. He died in 1918.
Johannes Vermeer was another Dutch painter. He was born in 1632 in The Netherlands. His most famous work of art is called Girl with a Pearl Earring. He died in 1675.
This book teaches about art history in a very fun and playful way.