Monday, May 4, 2009

10 Greatest Artists Of All Time

Who were the greatest among all the painters? Names like DaVinci, Michaelangelo and Van Gogh are frequently on lists of the greatest. No doubt a list of the best is a subjective endeavor. I enjoy reading and learning about art and artists. Here are my top ten (all are European):

10 Greatest Artists Of All Time

No. Name Years Comments/Words
1 Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890 Mystifying/Brushy/Colorful
2 Claude Monet 1840-1926 Light/Landscape/Visual
3 Rembrandt Van Rijn 1606-1669 Emotive/Skillful/Sketching
4 Michaelangelo Caravaggio 1570-1610 Exacting/Sensitivity/Harmony
5 Paul Cezanne 1839-1906 Colorist/Composition/Picture
6 Edouard Manet 1832-1883 Serious/Innovative/Bold
7 Jan Vermeer 1632-1675 Perfection/Clean/Masterful
8 Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1841-1919 Beauty/Sensuality/Soft
9 Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Expressive/Ecclectic/Craftsman
10 Peter Paul Rubens 1577-1640 Prolific/Movement/Dynamic

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