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Modern Painters

Identify the modern artists by paintings

Influenced by surrealism, he drew ideas from photographs by individuals such as Muybridge and stills from "Battleship Potemkin." Painted 'Study for Figure at the Base of a Crucifixion,' 'Three Studies for a Crucifixion' and a portrait of Innocent X Francis Bacon
He learned from Giacomo Balla, and he pioneered futurism. His works center on movement, such as 'Elasticity,' 'The City Rises,' (mob violence in Milan) and 'Dynamism of a Footballer.' He also made 'Unique Forms of Continuity in Space' (Bird in Space<It) Umberto Boccioni
A Romanian artist famous for his primitivist busts such as "Head of an Adolescent" and "Sleeping Muse." He also made sculptures based on the sea, "The Fish" and birds, such as the "Maiastra" series. Designed "The Endless Column" a large-scale monument Constantin Brancusi
A member of the Abstraction-Creation Group, he made several important public works like 'The Mercury Fountain,' 'Water Ballet,' and 'Spiral.' However he is also credited with making 'stabiles' (a term coined by Arp) such as 'The Whale' and mobiles. Calder
Born in Vitebsk, he painted in a style that saw elements of cubism and traditional Russian folklore, such as 'Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers,' 'Half Past Three,' 'The Cellist,' and 'La Promenade' (a lithograph). He also made several stained pieces. Chagall
A practicioner of Pittura Metafisica and Surrealism, he was influenced by de'Chirico. He painted works like "The Metamorphosis of Narcissus," and "The Great Paranoiac." He also made jewlrey, such as "The Swan of Leda." He also made a "Mouth-couch" Salvador Dali
He made a short film called Anemic Cinema. Under the pseudonym Rrose Selavy, he painted works like "The Coffee-Grinder" "The Bride Stripped Bare...." and "The Bride" Also made "Ready-Mades" and various absurdist sculptures like "La Mere de Gustave" Marcel Duchamp
A Cologne Dadist, some of his paintings include "Elephant of the Celebes", "Revolution by Night" (bronze man in a suit holding a grey-skinned man), and "Europe After the Rain." Wrote "Beyond Painting" and invented 'frottage' (rubbing pencil over a texture Max Ernst
He formed numerous groups, including The New Artists' Association. He taught at the Bauhaus and wrote "Concerning the Spiritual in Art." His paintings include "Red Spots," and a series of compositions that show a rider becoming more abstract in each pic. Wassily Kandinsky
A founder of "Die Brucke" he helped reintroduce woodcuts to German Art, and painted in a bold and emotional style that used large flat areas of color through such as works as "Five Women in the Street," "The Negro Dancer," and "Junkerboden in the Snow" Ernst Kirchner
This artist is famous for halving his drawings and combining unlike pieces together, and also for turning his canvas as he painted on it. Works include the Woman Series (Sex-doll image), "Clam Diggers" (men in yellow jackets on the beach), "Ashville" Willem de Kooning
This man made use of the 'picture within a picture' device, through such paintings as "The Human Condition" (canvas by a window shows outside landscape), and "The Rape." Also made "This is Not a Pipe" and "Time Transfixed" (train coming out of fireplace) Rene Magritte
A Fauve he employed that style through like "Harmony in Red" and "The Young Sailor." His "Bathers by a River" show a Cubist style, and his scultpures like "La Serpentine" try to catch sinous movement like his "Joie de Vivre" and "The Dance." Henri Matisse
He designed costumes for Diaghilev's "Romeo and Juliet" and did mural work at the 1937 Paris World Fair. His works like "Dutch Interiors," "The Tilled Field," and "Circus Horse" feature tons of cluttered objects like tiny animals and human body parts. Joan Miro
Along with J.J.P Oud he advocated neoplasticism (reducing all forms of art to rectangles and primary colors). His works include the "Sea" Series (a bunch of vertical and h lines),"Trafalgar Square," and "B-Way Boogie Woogie." Disliked diagonal lines Piet Mondrian
Influenced by Fry's "Vision and Design" his earlier sculptures were "Mother and Child" and "Reclining Figure". Later he would use taunt strings to tie together solid pieces and make cut-out metal shapes like his "Helmet" series. Also did "Warrior series" Henry Moore
A Norwegian, his early works include "The Day After" and "Puberty" (naked girl sitting on bed). Also made woodcuts and an unfinished series known as "Frieze of Life." Late in life he made "Between the Clock and Bed" and also did "Ashes" and "Sick Child" Edvard Munch
Influenced by Thomas Hart Benton, some of his early works include "Male and Female," "Pasiphae," "Gothic," and "Shimmering Substance." Notably married to Lee Krasner, he also invented the drip-painting technique and he also made "Full Fathom Five" Jackson Pollock
A founder of "The Ten" he was taught by Weber and his work originally was surrealist city scenes of NY ("Vessels of Magic") but he later developed a famous style in which large overlapping rectangles of various colors appeared on his canvasses. Mark Rothko
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