The Most Famous Abstract Artists of all time. Famous Abstract Paintings

The styles are art reflecting on the content and the nature of social existence. In late modernity's world, in fact, depending on the artists, abstract art became very varied. Modern art is the work generated in the 1860s. It denotes the styles and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The expression is associated. Below are the most famous artists and their work:

Hilma Af Klint - The Founder


The prestigious list shall start with Hilma Af Klint (1862-1944), Swedish artist, is considered to be the founder of Abstract painting. Hilma Af Klint and four other young female artists organized the group"Five". The mission of this group was to research spiritual aspects of culture and develop the practice of automatic drawing -- the method, which afterwards became associated with Surrealists and Andre Breton.

Wassily Kandinsky

Founded in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, on December 13, 1944. He was not only a painter, but a mystic, theosophist, and art theorist. His views on art were expressed in his"Concerning the Spiritual in Art" book. He believed religious, and transcendent content is a vital part of the painting. The content can be expressed accurately by the psychophysical influence of visual rhythms and pure color accords.

Kazimir Malevich

Born on February 23, 1879, and died on May 15, 1935. Malevich was most famous abstract artists a Ukranian avant-garde artist and art theorist, whose pioneering work and writing had a profound influence on the development of non-objective, or art that is abstract . He sought to develop a kind of expression that moved as far as possible from the world of forms and devised the concept of Suprematism. It moved as well so as to get into the so-called supremacy of pure feeling and spirituality. Malevich is regarded as a pioneer of Ukrainian avant-garde.

Piet Mondrian

Mondrian applied exclusively right angles. Parallel and perpendicular lines created the image. The palette comprised primary colours (red, yellow and blue), as well as non-colours, like white, grey and black. The surface was even and flat, so the greatest equilibrium, embodied in the grate composition that is regular can not be disturbed by anything.

Vincent van Gogh

The next on the list is a French artist who's an illustration of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh. Although he wasn't appreciated during his lifetime van Gogh is among the most popular of the painters. He's now famed for the gorgeous vitality of his works that are characterised by emotive and expressive use of lively use and colour of impastoed paint. The traumas of his life have tended to dominate and distort perceptions of his art.

Theo van Doesburg

The notions of Neoplasticism has been developed by another painter from the Netherlands -- Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931).

Paul Klee

Paul Klee taught working on his visual concept, based on which the morphogenesis in nature and art is rooted in the rules- the rules of harmony.

Robert Delaunay

Robert Delaunay (1885-1941), a prominent French master, was inspired by the theory of Simultanism, formulated by a chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul. The concept explained the peculiarities of our colour perception together with the influence of the hues.

Frantisek Kupka

Where he received training that was artistic, he moved to Paris in 1894. Being interested in theosophy, he was well-acquainted with the variety of concepts of light and colour. They prompted Frantisek Kupka to shift to compositions from Neo-Impressionism and symbolism.

Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky was born in the village of Khorgom (today's Dilkaya), situated on the shores of Lake Van in the Ottoman Empire. Arshile Gorky escaped with his mother to Russian-controlled territory and fled Lake Van throughout the Genocide.

Pablo Picasso

A Spanish artist from the 20th Century, pablo Picasso, began his career painting symbolic pieces. Around 1910, he developed Cubism, that's the drawing of angles and planes that looked like the people he drew, but looked more like geometry.

Franz Kline

Franz Kline made his first abstract canvases from the 1940s. They were noticeable for big, bold brushstrokes' amplified and large scale contrast. Franz Kline limited himself with optical instruments' minimum to create the viewer's experience even stronger.

Mark Rothko

Produced Markuss Rotkovičs; similar to Gorky, he was the son of the immigrants from the Russian Empire.

Barnett Newman

Among the most significant masters, who identified that the growth of Colour field painting in the united states, we should mention, is Barnett Newman (1905-1970). Since the master had to confront the public's unacceptance and misunderstanding of his artistic philosophy, similar to Gorky or Rothko, Barnett Newman's way to success was complicated. He had his first solo exhibition and it received criticism.

Jackson Pollock


Pollock introduced the way of rendering a piece: he put it on the ground and took canvas.

Nicolas de Stael

It was Europeans' turn to respond to the new art trends. Tachism or Art Informel was the version of Abstract Expressionism. Several outstanding painters represent it, but probably it's Nicolas de Stael (1914-1955), who is best-known to the broad public. He was the son of Russian immigrants from France.

Yves Klein

Another artist, whose vision emerged under the azure sky of the South of France, was Yves Klein (1928-1962). Born in Nice, he moved to Paris, where the artist set a small studio.

Yves Klein painted its ceiling in color in order to not be depressed as the legend says, since it had no windows and had been in the cellar of the building.

Pierre Soulages

Produced in Rodez, Aveyron, in 1919, Pierre Soulages is also known as"the painter of black". By their meditative atmosphere, abstract compositions of Pierre Soulages (b. 1919) are different and at the same time very similar to those by Yves Klein.

Man Ray

Man Ray was one of the artists that are famed. Surrealism was a movement that included writing that developed in the 1920s and visual arts. The artist career is unique above all for the success he had attained in the United States and Europe.

Gheorghe Virtosu

Gheorghe Virtosu is one of the renowned contemporary art representatives. He's the master who doesn't deny reality. The artist paints under the impulse of sparks impossible to control, which lighting an whole series of actions. He admits that changes can occur regarding the dimensions and colors, especially during the process that is artistic. However sustains the spark, as a moment of inspiration, is the one determining how the work will look.