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Jackson Pollock
Artist
United States
1912 - 1956

Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his ... read more

Jacob Epstein
Artist
United Kingdom
1880 - 1959

Jacob Epstein was an American-born British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture. He produced controversial works which ... read more

Jacob Jordaens
Artist
Belgium
1593 - 1678

Jacob Jordaens was one of three Flemish Baroque painters, along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, to bring prestige to the ... read more

Jacopo Pontormo
Artist
Italy
1494 - 1557

Pontormo, was an Italian Mannerist painter and portraitist from the Florentine School. His work represents a profound stylistic shift ... read more

Jacques-Louis David
Artist
France
1748 - 1825

Jacques-Louis David was an influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. In ... read more

James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Artist
United States
1834 - 1903

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was an American-born, British-based artist. Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting. ... read more

Jan van Eyck
Artist
Belgium
1390 - 1441

Jan van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges and is generally considered one of the most significant Northern European painters ... read more

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Artist
France
1780 - 1867

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. A man profoundly respectful of the past, he assumed the role of a ... read more

Jean Baptiste Greuze
Artist
France
1725 - 1805

Jean-Baptiste Greuze was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting. Greuze was born at Tournus, Burgundy. He is ... read more

Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
Artist
France
1699 - 1779

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life, and is also noted for his ... read more

Jean Dubuffet
Artist
France
1901 - 1985

Jean Dubuffet was a French painter and sculptor. His idealistic approach to aesthetics embraced so called "low art" and eschewed ... read more

Jean Fouquet
Artist
France
1430 - 1481

Jean Fouquet was a preeminent French painter of the 15th century, a master of both panel painting and manuscript illumination, and the ... read more

Jean-Antoine Watteau
Artist
France
1684 - 1721

Jean-Antoine Watteau was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement (in the tradition of ... read more

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Artist
France
1732 - 1806

Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, ... read more

Jean-Léon Gérôme
Artist
France
1824 - 1904

Jean-Léon Gérôme was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as Academicism. The range of his oeuvre included historical ... read more

Jean-Marc Nattier
Artist
France
1685 - 1766

Jean-Marc Nattier was a painter. He is noted for his portraits of the ladies of King Louis XV's court in classical mythological attire. ... read more

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Artist
United States
1960 - 1988

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into ... read more

Jeff Koons
Artist
United States
1955 - 0

Jeff Koons is an American artist known for his reproductions of banal objects—such as balloon animals produced in stainless steel with ... read more

Joan Miró
Artist
Spain
1893 - 1983

Joan Miró was a Catalan Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. Earning international acclaim, his work has been ... read more

Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval
Artist
Iceland
1885 - 1972

Johannes Sveinsson Kjarval was an Icelandic painter. He is by many considered one of the most important artists of Iceland. Born in ... read more

Johannes Vermeer
Artist
Netherlands
1632 - 1675

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Vermeer was a moderately ... read more

John Constable
Artist
United Kingdom
1776 - 1837

John Constable was an English Romantic painter known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, now known as "Constable ... read more

John Flaxman
Artist
United Kingdom
1755 - 1826

John Flaxman was a British sculptor and draughtsman, and a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. Early in his career he ... read more

Joseph Beuys
Artist
Germany
1921 - 1986

Joseph Beuys was a German Fluxus, happening and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art ... read more

Joshua Reynolds
Artist
United Kingdom
1723 - 1792

Sir Joshua Reynolds was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits and promoting the "Grand Style" in ... read more

Juan Gris
Artist
Spain
1887 - 1927

Juan Gris was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. Closely connected to the innovative ... read more

Julio Le Parc
Artist
Argentina
1928 - 0

Julio Le Parc is an Argentina-born artist who focuses on both modern op art and kinetic art. Le Parc attended the School of Fine Arts in ... read more

Aristide Maillol
(Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol )
Artist
France
1861 - 1944

Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker.

Maillol decided at an early age to become a ... read more

Camille Pissarro
(Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro)
Artist
France
1830 - 1903

Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter. His importance resides in his contributions to both ... read more

Edward Steichen
(Edward Jean Steichen)
Artist
United States
1879 - 1972

Edward Steichen was an American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Steichen was born in Luxembourg, his family ... read more

Einar Jónsson
Artist
Iceland
1874 - 1954

Einar Jónsson was an Icelandic sculptor, born in Galtafell, a farm in southern Iceland.

At a young age, Einar proved himself to ... read more

Fernand Léger
(Joseph Fernand Henri Léger)
Artist
France
1881 - 1955

Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually ... read more

Francisco Goya
(Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes)
Artist
Spain
1746 - 1828

Francisco Goya was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. ... read more

Gustave Courbet
(Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet)
Artist
France
1819 - 1877

Gustave Courbet was a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting. The Realist movement bridged the ... read more

Henri Darger
(Henry Joseph Darger, Jr)
Artist
United States
1892 - 1973

Henry Darger was a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a hospital custodian in Chicago. Darger was born in Chicago, ... read more

Hew Locke
(Hew Donald Joseph Locke)
Artist
United Kingdom
1959 - 0

Hew Locke is a sculptor and contemporary British visual artist based in London. His parents are Guyanese sculptor Donald Locke and ... read more

Hieronymus Bosch
(Jheronimus van Aken)
Artist
Netherlands
1450 - 1516

Hieronymus Bosch was an Early Netherlandish painter. His work is known for its use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and ... read more

Louise Bourgeois
(Louise Joséphine Bourgeois)
Artist
France
1911 - 2010

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist and sculptor. She was an influential figure in modern and contemporary art, and among her ... read more

Paul Signac
(Paul Victor Jules Signac)
Artist
France
1863 - 1935

Paul Signac was a French neo-impressionist painter who, working with [artist 72 Georges Seurat], helped develop the pointillist style. ... read more

Théodore Géricault
(Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault )
Artist
France
1791 - 1824

Théodore Géricault was an influential French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. Although he ... read more

Tintoretto
(Jacopo Comin)
Artist
Italy
1518 - 1594

Tintoretto was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school. For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed ... read more

William Turner
(Joseph Mallord William Turner)
Artist
United Kingdom
1775 - 1851

Joseph Mallord William Turner was a British Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. Turner was considered a ... read more