United States

Portrait of Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas

Projections of determination

1899-1979
Portrait of Ad Reinhardt

Ad Reinhardt

"Art-as-art and nothing else"

1913-1967
Portrait of Adolph Gottlieb

Adolph Gottlieb

Different times require different images

1903-1974
Portrait of Alex Katz

Alex Katz

How to paint faster than you can think

1927-
Portrait of Alice Austen

Alice Austen

1866-1952
Portrait of Alice Neel

Alice Neel

The unblinking anxiety of modern life

1900-1984
Portrait of Alma Thomas

Alma Thomas

Tackling abstraction at 75

1891-1978
Portrait of Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

The prince of pop

1928-1987
Portrait of Anne Estelle Rice

Anne Estelle Rice

The life behind the line

1877-1959
Portrait of Anne Goldthwaite

Anne Goldthwaite

Artist turns modernism into equal rights activism

1869-1944
Portrait of Archibald Motley

Archibald Motley

1891-1981
Portrait of Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage

Sculptor, teacher and warrior for civil rights

1892-1962
Portrait of Barkley L. Hendricks

Barkley L. Hendricks

1945-2017
Portrait of Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman

Staring down the present moment

1905-1970
Portrait of Beauford Delaney

Beauford Delaney

Capturing the sacred light

1901-1979
Portrait of Benny Andrews

Benny Andrews

1930-2006
Portrait of Bernice Bing

Bernice Bing

The patient negotiation of mystery

1936-1998
Portrait of Bill Traylor

Bill Traylor

1854-1949
Portrait of Brice Marden

Brice Marden

Grow the ability to see

1938-
Portrait of Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux

The 'new woman' in painting

1855-1942
Portrait of Charles Alston

Charles Alston

"The idea of a march was growing"

1907-1977
Portrait of Charles White

Charles White

Images of dignity

1918-1979
Portrait of Charmion von Wiegand

Charmion von Wiegand

Beyond the grid

1896-1983
Portrait of Clyfford Still

Clyfford Still

Painting with knives

1904-1980
Portrait of Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly

The power of the scribble

1928-2011
Portrait of Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

Iconic photographer bar None

1895-1965
Portrait of Dorothea Tanning

Dorothea Tanning

Exploring the strange world of dreams

1910-2012
Portrait of Edward Hicks

Edward Hicks

A pacifist paints lions and leopards

1780-1849
Portrait of Edward Ruscha

Edward Ruscha

The art of words

1937-
Portrait of Elaine de Kooning

Elaine de Kooning

Writer, teacher, and a natural painter

1918-1989
Portrait of Elizabeth Catlett

Elizabeth Catlett

1915-2012
Portrait of Elizabeth Jane Gardner

Elizabeth Jane Gardner

1837-1922
Portrait of Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly

Deconstructing the visible

1923-2015
Portrait of Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer

Non-competitive art for the literati, gay and polyglot

1871-1944
Portrait of Franz Kline

Franz Kline

1910-1962
Portrait of Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Edwin Church

The theater of sun, sky and mountains

1826-1900
Portrait of Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Even death will not stop us

1847-1879
Portrait of George Bellows

George Bellows

1882-1925
Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

Sometimes a flower is just a flower

1887-1986
Portrait of Gertrude Käsebier

Gertrude Käsebier

Elevating photography to emotional portraiture

1852-1934
Portrait of Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

Modern Day Polymath

1912-2006

Harriet Powers

A freed slave tells stories in quilts

1837-1910
Portrait of Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler

The joy of pure color

1928-2011
Portrait of Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner

A quiet man transcends racism to bring art back to religion

1859-1937
Portrait of Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin

1888-1946
Portrait of Jack Whitten

Jack Whitten

1939-2018
Portrait of Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock

Harder than it looks

1912-1956
Portrait of Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence

1917-2000
Portrait of James McNeill Whistler

James McNeill Whistler

A lesson in making enemies

1834-1903
Portrait of James Van Der Zee

James Van Der Zee

Don't just document, celebrate

1886-1983

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