Famous Artists & Painters Biographies

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

25 October 1881 - 08 April 1973

Pablo Ruiz or Pablo Ruiz Picasso, (born October 25, 1881, Málaga, Spain—died April 8, 1973, Mougins, France) is a Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and most-influential artists of the 20th century and the creator (with Georges Braque) of Cubism.


Vincent van Gogh

30 March 1853 - 29 July 1890

Dutch painter, representative of post-impressionism and expressionism. He is considered one of the most prominent and influential figures in Western art history.


Leonardo da Vinci

15 April 1452 - 02 May 1519

Renowned Italian Renaissance scholar, whose line of studies includes inventions, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astrology, botany, writing, history and cartography. He has been repeatedly called the father of archeology, engineering, and architecture, and is considered one of the greatest painters of all time. He is sometimes credited with the inventions of the balloon, helicopter, and tank, and he was the first to characterize the humanitarian ideal of the Renaissance.