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Luiz Escanuela

Luiz Escanuela About Painter whose hyperrealistic oil portraits of famous people and civilians alike have made him a star in the art world. He has earned widespread acclaim for his focuses on painting humanity as seen in painting series like “SYMIO.” Life Before Becoming Famous He later lived in São Paulo; but is originally from São […]

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Sarunas Sauka

Sarunas Sauka About Postmodernist painter who was considered one of the most significant Lithuanian artists. He was given the Lithuanian National Prize in 1989. His works included “Stairs” from 1989 and “Inferno” from 1991-1992. Life Before Becoming Famous He studied at the National Institute of Lithuania’s Vilnius Art Academy from 1976 until 1983. Other Informations […]

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Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer About Though she also produced a series of politically-themed paintings and a dance-art project, this artist is best known for her conceptual art installments, which include the Living series and the Truisms project. Life Before Becoming Famous Before earning her BFA from Ohio University, she took art classes at both Duke University and the […]

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Richard Dadd

Richard Dadd About Victorian-era painter known for his supernatural subjects, such as faeries, and for his obsessive attention to detail. His watercolor “The Artist’s Halt in the Desert” was thought lost until “Antiques Roadshow” host Peter Nahum discovered it in 1987. Life Before Becoming Famous He was admitted to the Royal Academy of Arts at […]

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Jessie Madera

Jessie Madera About Painter and artist who is known for specializing in her airbrush and acrylic techniques. She is known for her customized artworks and diverse range of portraits which combine hyperrealism and pop surrealist techniques. She shares her design work and artistic creations through Instagram for her over 40,000 followers.  Life Before Becoming Famous She […]

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Michael Chamberlain

Michael Chamberlain About Painter who is known for his work in oils. His subjects are often of the ocean and city and retain an impressionistic style. He shares his paintings along with the locations that inspired them for his over 140,000 Instagram followers.  Life Before Becoming Famous He first began sharing his artwork to Instagram in […]

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Clet Abraham

Clet Abraham About Painter and visual artist who is best known for his work on street signs which feature creative and unique twists on otherwise plain signs.  Life Before Becoming Famous He first began posting pictures of his art to his Instagram in August of 2013. He has continued to progress and consistently updates his […]

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Stuart Semple

Stuart Semple About Contemporary British artist and curator who is known for his large scale canvas work which incorporated both text and found imagery.  Life Before Becoming Famous She studied at Bournemouth and Poole College where she studied painting and printmaking. In 2004, he sent his portfolio to New York to art dealer Anthony d’Offay. […]

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Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley About Famous for his Impressionist landscapes, this nineteenth-century French-born painter is remembered for Church in Moret (1889); Molesey Weir – Morning (1874); Flood at Port-Marly (1876), and numerous other works. Life Before Becoming Famous After briefly studying business in London, he trained at Paris’ famous Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He painted one of his […]

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José Sabogal

José Sabogal About Muralist and painter who became a leader of the Peruvian Indigenist movement and was among its earliest supporters. Life Before Becoming Famous He traveled to the region of Cuzco, where he fell in love with native Peruvian art. He traveled Europe and North Africa from 1908 until 1913, then studied at the […]

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Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins About Latvian-born artist known for her photo-realistic art and for her monochromatic paintings and pop sculptures. Life Before Becoming Famous She studied at the John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis and later entered the MFA art program at the University of California-Los Angeles. Other Informations Her private collector Edward R. Broida donated […]

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Tamara De Lempicka

Tamara De Lempicka About Glamorous Polish painter who was part of the Art Deco movement. Her inclusion in the movement was unique in that she was a female who gained much recognition, a rarer feat for her time. Life Before Becoming Famous She had her first major art exhibition in 1925 in Milan, Italy. That […]

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Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas About Painter and illustrator associated with the Harlem Renaissance and known for “Power Plant, Harlem” and other works. He was called the Father of African-American Arts. Life Before Becoming Famous He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and moved to New York City three years later. His illustrations adorned works by James Weldon Johnson and […]

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Jonathan Yeo

Jonathan Yeo About Painter and visual artist who is known for his unique portraits which feature elements of both realism and abstraction. He is also known for posting videos of his painting process for his over 70,000 Instagram followers.  Life Before Becoming Famous He first began sharing images of his artwork to Instagram in April of […]

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NustinWorld

NustinWorld About Young artist who rose to fame after posting her drawings of celebrities on her Twitter and Instagram, amassing over 8,000 followers on the latter. Life Before Becoming Famous She began sharing her artwork on Instagram in October of 2013. Other Informations She taught herself how to draw and paint. Family Life Her name […]