Famous Artist

Have you ever heard of Picasso, Michaelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci? What about Renoir and Caravaggio? Maybe, maybe not?

Well, one thing all of these names have in common is that they are all famous artists.


There are many different styles of art. these include

  • Medieval

  • Renaissance

  • Baroque

  • Romanticism

  • Realism

  • Impressionism

  • Pointillism

  • Post-Impressionism

  • Symbolism

  • Cubism

  • Expressionism

  • Surrealism

  • Abstract

  • Pop Art

  • Ancient Chinese Art

  • Ancient Egyptian Art

  • Ancient Greek Art

  • Ancient Roman Art

  • African Art

  • Native American Art

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Pablo Picasso is probably the most important figure of 20th century, in terms of art, and art movements that occurred over this period. Why? Because he was brilliant at drawing. People really loved his doodles.


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https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-pablo-picasso

WHO IS SALVADOR DALÍ?

Occupation: Artist, Painter, Sculptor Born: May 11, 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Died: January 23, 1989 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Famous works: The Persistence of Memory, Christ of Saint John of the Cross, Rose Medidative, The Ghost of Vermeer Style/Period: Surrealism, Modern Art

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https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-salvador-dali

Michelangelo

  • Occupation: Sculptor, Painter, Architect

  • Born: March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy

  • Died: February 18, 1564 in Rome, Italy

  • Famous works: David, the Pieta, and paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

  • Style/Period: Renaissance

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https://www.ducksters.com/biography/artists/michelangelo.php

Leonardo da Vinci

  • Occupation: Artist, Inventor, Scientist

  • Born: April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy

  • Died: May 2, 1519 in Amboise, Kingdom of France

  • Famous works: Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man

  • Style/Period: High Renaissance

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https://www.ducksters.com/biography/leonardo_da_vinci.php

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York in 1923. He became famous for his bright and bold paintings of comic strip cartoons as well as his paintings of everyday objects. He was one of a group of artists making art in the 1960s who were called pop artists because they made art about 'popular' things such as TV, celebrities, fast food, pop music and cartoons.


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https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-roy-lichtenstein