The World of Art

Artists, Architecture and Museums in United States

Aaron Douglas, The ArtistsPortrait of Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas

Projections of determination

1899 – 1979
Ad Reinhardt, The ArtistsPortrait of Ad Reinhardt

Ad Reinhardt

"Art-as-art and nothing else"

1913 – 1967
Adolph Gottlieb, The ArtistsPortrait of Adolph Gottlieb

Adolph Gottlieb

Different times require different images

1903 – 1974
Alex Katz, The ArtistsPortrait of Alex Katz

Alex Katz

How to paint faster than you can think

Alice Austen, The ArtistsPortrait of Alice Austen

Alice Austen

1866 – 1952
Alice Neel, The ArtistsPortrait of Alice Neel

Alice Neel

The unblinking anxiety of modern life

1900 – 1984
Alma Thomas, The ArtistsPortrait of Alma Thomas

Alma Thomas

Tackling abstraction at 75

1891 – 1978
Andy Warhol, The ArtistsPortrait of Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

The prince of pop

1928 – 1987
Anne Estelle Rice, The ArtistsPortrait of Anne Estelle Rice

Anne Estelle Rice

The life behind the line

1877 – 1959
Anne Goldthwaite, The ArtistsPortrait of Anne Goldthwaite

Anne Goldthwaite

Artist turns modernism into equal rights activism

1869 – 1944
Archibald Motley, The ArtistsPortrait of Archibald Motley

Archibald Motley

1891 – 1981
Augusta Savage, The ArtistsPortrait of Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage

Sculptor, teacher and warrior for civil rights

1892 – 1962
Barkley L. Hendricks, The ArtistsPortrait of Barkley L. Hendricks

Barkley L. Hendricks

1945 – 2017
Barnett Newman, The ArtistsPortrait of Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman

Staring down the present moment

1905 – 1970
Beauford Delaney, The ArtistsPortrait of Beauford Delaney

Beauford Delaney

Capturing the sacred light

1901 – 1979
Benjamin West, The ArtistsPortrait of Benjamin West

Benjamin West

1738 – 1820
Benny Andrews, The ArtistsPortrait of Benny Andrews

Benny Andrews

1930 – 2006
Bernice Bing, The ArtistsPortrait of Bernice Bing

Bernice Bing

The patient negotiation of mystery

1936 – 1998
Bill Traylor, The ArtistsPortrait of Bill Traylor

Bill Traylor

It's never too late to tell your story

1854 – 1949
Bob Thompson, The ArtistsPortrait of Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson

1937 – 1966
Brice Marden, The ArtistsPortrait of Brice Marden

Brice Marden

Grow the ability to see

Cecilia Beaux, The ArtistsPortrait of Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux

The 'new woman' in painting

1855 – 1942
Charles Alston, The ArtistsPortrait of Charles Alston

Charles Alston

"The idea of a march was growing"

1907 – 1977
Charles White, The ArtistsPortrait of Charles White

Charles White

Images of dignity

1918 – 1979
Charmion von Wiegand, The ArtistsPortrait of Charmion von Wiegand

Charmion von Wiegand

Beyond the grid

1896 – 1983
Claude Clark, The ArtistsPortrait of Claude Clark

Claude Clark

1915 – 2001
Clyfford Still, The ArtistsPortrait of Clyfford Still

Clyfford Still

Painting with knives

1904 – 1980
Cy Twombly, The ArtistsPortrait of Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly

The power of the scribble

1928 – 2011
Dorothea Lange, The ArtistsPortrait of Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

Iconic photographer bar None

1895 – 1965
Dorothea Tanning, The ArtistsPortrait of Dorothea Tanning

Dorothea Tanning

Exploring the strange world of dreams

1910 – 2012
Edward Hicks, The ArtistsPortrait of Edward Hicks

Edward Hicks

A pacifist paints lions and leopards

1780 – 1849
Edward Hopper, The ArtistsPortrait of Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper

1882 – 1967
Edward Ruscha, The ArtistsPortrait of Edward Ruscha

Edward Ruscha

The art of words

Elaine de Kooning, The ArtistsPortrait of Elaine de Kooning

Elaine de Kooning

Writer, teacher, and a natural painter

1918 – 1989
Elizabeth Catlett, The ArtistsPortrait of Elizabeth Catlett

Elizabeth Catlett

1915 – 2012
Elizabeth Jane Gardner, The ArtistsPortrait of Elizabeth Jane Gardner

Elizabeth Jane Gardner

1837 – 1922
Ellsworth Kelly, The ArtistsPortrait of Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly

Deconstructing the visible

1923 – 2015
Florine Stettheimer, The ArtistsPortrait of Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer

Non-competitive art for the literati, gay and polyglot

1871 – 1944
Franz Kline, The ArtistsPortrait of Franz Kline

Franz Kline

1910 – 1962
Frederic Edwin Church, The ArtistsPortrait of Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Edwin Church

The theater of sun, sky and mountains

1826 – 1900
Fritz Scholder, The ArtistsPortrait of Fritz Scholder

Fritz Scholder

1937 – 2005
Genevieve Jones, The ArtistsPortrait of Genevieve Jones

Genevieve Jones

Even death will not stop us

1847 – 1879
George Bellows, The ArtistsPortrait of George Bellows

George Bellows

1882 – 1925
George Inness, The ArtistsPortrait of George Inness

George Inness

1825 – 1894
Georgia O'Keeffe, The ArtistsPortrait of Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

Sometimes a flower is just a flower

1887 – 1986
Gertrude Käsebier, The ArtistsPortrait of Gertrude Käsebier

Gertrude Käsebier

Elevating photography to emotional portraiture

1852 – 1934
Gordon Parks, The ArtistsPortrait of Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

Modern Day Polymath

1912 – 2006
Harriet Powers, The Artists

Harriet Powers

A freed slave tells stories in quilts

1837 – 1910
Helen Frankenthaler, The ArtistsPortrait of Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler

The joy of pure color

1928 – 2011
Henry Ossawa Tanner, The ArtistsPortrait of Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner

A quiet man transcends racism to bring art back to religion

1859 – 1937