There are many famous abstract artists to speak of, but few of them were as impressive as Wassily Kandinsky, this Russian painter who developed his own techniques and who was himself a major influence on subsequent abstract artists.
Those looking for an influential abstract artist can safely find him in Joan Miro, the Catalan painter who created his own style, and his own abstract and symbolic language that abstract art of the 20th century adopted and expressed itself through.
Usually what defines a modern artist is an innovative technique that abandons the conventional style. Such works of art were rarely well received and often struggled for years before their value was recognized. Some of the most famous modern artists are the founders of various artistic currents such as impressionism, romanticism, fauvism, cubism and so on
In 2011, contemporary artist Christian Ernest Marclay exposed a piece called The Clock at an exhibit in New York. The 24 hour montage about time became a sensation and Newsweek called him one of the most important artists in our time. Find out more about this original composer and visual artist in this article.
Many female artists of rock ‘n’ roll with electric guitars have become legends, proving that women should be considered a gender, not a genre. Singers like Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Joan Jett, Alanis Morissette and Bonnie Tyler are considered by many ‘Queens of ‘ Rock ‘n’ Roll’.
Claude Monet along with Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Berthe Morisot and Paul Cézanne were part of an artistic group that founded and nurtured impressionism. Their contributions as impressionist artists led to the creation of numerous, priceless works of art. Other artists such as Van Goth or Paul Cezanne used impressionist in order to develop other styles.