Category Archives: Artists and Their Contributions

Know the Maestros that have contributed to the heritage of art and have inspired millions of artists with their work. With PortraitFlip’s Artist category, there will not be a single hero who will go unsung.

Famous Italian Artists Who Elevated The Art Movements of The Country

With cities like Venice and Rome representing their legacy, Italy has some of the most scenic and mesmerizing views in the world.  This land of romance, desire and heritage has been the birthplace of classical European art. From medieval art periods like Renaissance art to modern day movements such as Futurism and Spatialism, Italy has […]

The Legacy Of Spanish Art: Famous Spanish Artists Who Inspired The World of Art

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With an illustrious legacy spanning more than 1000 years, Spanish art never fails to amaze us with its cognizance among the classical European period.  From Neoclassical artworks to Cubist masterpieces, Spanish artists have elevated artistic liberty for centuries. Most of them are known for their astounding passion for various Art movements. Spanish artists have incorporated […]

Famous Baroque Artists Who Gave Art a New Meaning!

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The Baroque art style was a cultural movement that lasted between the 16th and 18th centuries.  It was a style of art that flourished in Europe, and the famous artist, Caravaggio was the father of the Baroque painting style. There were a lot of Baroque artists who joined the movement and later rose to fame. […]

15+ Famous French Artists And Their Impact on Art Movements

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Bonjour!  Welcome to France, the ‘land of art’ which has given the world some of the most famous artworks and artists as well. France is known for its rich culture, history of art, and artists! Also, it is France where the Impressionist movement originated! Whether it be primitive times or modern times, French art is […]

12 Renaissance Artists Who Revived The Ancient Greek And Roman Ideas 

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The phenomenon known as the Renaissance brought massive change to the social and cultural aspects of Europe in the 14th century. The ancient ideas, philosophy, culture, and traditions of Greece and Rome were revived when the Renaissance art movement came into existence. “Renaissance,” which means rebirth, produced a plethora of artists who made it big […]

15 Iconic Artists of Dadaism: Their Art, Contributions, & Achievements

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Who are Dadaists? Dadaists are those who belong to the Dada art movement and whose artwork reflects the principles of Dadaism.  “Dadaism” is a term for meaningless nonsense that derives from a French name for a hobby horse. Informally established in Zurich in 1916, the Dada movement was started by a group of artists who […]

13 Mexican Artists Who Fought Against Odds To Elevate The Mexican Art Community

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Mexican art and culture are rich and diverse. It has significance in Latin America as well as in European countries. Thanks to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, who built a platform where aspiring Mexican artists showcased their talents.  Frida and Diego’s works helped Mexican art progress beyond boundaries and acquire a special status in the […]

9 Artists of Pop Art Who Rejected The Notion Of Uniqueness

9 Artists of Pop Art Who Rejected The Notion Of Uniqueness

Pop art commenced in England in the late 1950s.  Among the early artists of pop art were Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Peter Blake.  Soon after, the Pop Art movement expanded to New York with artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Pop art placed both fine art and low culture on the same pedestal. […]

Artists of Romanticism Who Explored Darker Depths of Human Psyche

Artists of Romanticism Who Explored Darker Depths of Human Psyche

“The artist’s feeling is his law” – Caspar David Friedrich Artists of Romanticism preached and believed in the importance of feelings and imagination rather than rationality. The artists of romanticism aimed to be free from all kinds of artificial rules about what a piece of art should be. Instead, romanticist artists believed art should flow […]

15 Surrealist Artists & Their Phenomenal Contribution To The Movement!

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The movement that flourished across Europe in the aftermath of World War I was Surrealism. Which inspired a myriad of 20th-century painters, who produced art, illustrating imaginary elements and figures.  Several artists, like Salvador Dali, Pablo Piccaso, Andre Breton, and others, sought to explore this uncanny concept, which later became the most famous movement of […]