Art has redefined the world time and again. It not just showcases the society, but have brought about revolutionary changes. From time to time, we have had visionary artists who have created masterpieces and changed the world of art by redefining and creating new styles. Today we will know more about some of the most famous painting artists to have ever lived.
Famous Painting Artists Who Revolutionized Art
If you are an artist or art enthusiast, stay with us to know more about these iconic painters. And we will also learn more about some of the finest paintings that were ever created.
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519)
Leonardo da Vinci is arguably one of the most famous artists to have ever lived. He is well known among people from all spheres, no matter if the person is an art enthusiast or not. The renaissance artist is known for his enigmatic creation, the portrait of Mona Lisa. Besides this, The Last Supper is yet another timeless creation by the great artist, who is also known as an inventor, scientist, visionary, and much more.
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)
Any list of the most famous artists to have ever lived remains incomplete without the mention of Pablo Picasso, the modern ‘cubist’ painter. His distinctive pattern of art sets him apart. You may check out Bird of Peace Guernica, both being among the artist’s most remarkable artworks.
Michelangelo (1475 – 1564)
Michelangelo is yet another renaissance painter, sculptor, and architect known for his enigmatic depiction of the human form in all its glory. The sculpture of David remains one of the most stunning creations by the artist, a masterpiece depicting the peak of the renaissance period art. The artist is also known for his awe-inspiring artwork on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890)
There is hardly any person who has the slightest interest in art and yet to have seen The Starry Night. Vincent Van Gogh is a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is extremely well-known for his creations that seem to mix reality with dreams. The artist has created several masterpieces over the years, Sunflowers and Café Terrace at Night being two other such works. His self-portraits are also quite famous and a matter of great interest among artists and historians alike.
Raphael (1483 – 1520)
Raphael completes the glorious trio of Renaissance painters, the other two being Da Vinci and Michelangelo. The Italian painter is quite well known for his creations The Wedding of the Virgin and Mond Crucifixion.
Rembrandt (1606 – 1669)
Rembrandt is known for the vivid realism in his creations. This Dutch painter is one of the most remarkable artists to have lived and have created numerous masterpieces, some of which are The Storm of the Sea of Galilee and The Jewish Bride.
The world of art is an ever-changing one, with each artist contributing through his distinct style and vision. However, these painters will remain as those who have created milestones and have created new schools of art that we artists borrow from to this date. So, who is your favorite painter?