The World Abstract Artists of all time. Top Abstract Paintings

The most popular styles are abstract art reflecting on the social content and the abstract nature of social existence. In the world of modernity, in fact, based on the artists, abstract art became quite varied. Modern art is the work generated from the 1860s to the 1970s. It denotes the styles and philosophy of the art. The term is associated. Below are the most famous abstract artists and their work:


The prestigious list will start with Hilma Af Klint (1862-1944), Swedish artist, is considered to be the creator of Abstract painting. The mission of the group was to investigate spiritual aspects of culture and develop the practice of automatic drawing -- the method, which afterwards became associated with Surrealists and Andre Breton.

Wassily Kandinsky


Born on December 4, 1866, in Moscow, Russia. Died on December 13, 1944. He was a mystic, theosophist, and art theorist, although not just a painter. He believed religious, and transcendent content is a part of the painting. The content can be expressed accurately by the direct effect of visual rhythms and pure color accords.

Kazimir Malevich

Born on February 23, 1879, and died on May 15, 1935. Malevich was writing and a Ukranian avant-garde artist and art theorist, whose pioneering work had a deep influence on the development of art that is abstract, or non-objective . Born in Kyiv, he sought to develop a form of expression that moved as far as possible from the world of organic forms and invented the concept of Suprematism. It moved away from the topic too in order to get into the so-called supremacy of pure feeling and spirituality. Malevich is considered to be a pioneer of avant-garde that was Ukrainian.

Piet Mondrian

Mondrian applied exclusively right angles. Perpendicular and parallel lines created the image. The palette included primary colours (red, yellow and blue), as well as non-colours, like white, black and grey. The surface was even and flat, so nothing can disturb the greatest balance, embodied in the grate composition that is normal.

Vincent van Gogh

The next on the list is a French artist who's an illustration of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh. Although he wasn't appreciated during his lifetime, van Gogh is now among the most popular of the painters. He's now famed for the vitality of his works which are characterised by expressive and emotive use of lively use and vibrant colour of paint. His life's traumas have tended to dominate and distort modern perceptions of his artwork.

Theo van Doesburg

The notions of Neoplasticism has been developed by another painter from the Netherlands -- Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931). He formulated the theoretical foundations of Neoplasticism in the articles, published in"De Stijl" magazine.

Paul Klee

Paul Klee taught together with Kandinsky, working on his concept, based on which the morphogenesis in nature and art is rooted in the exact rules- the famous abstract artists method rules of stability.

Robert Delaunay

The theory explained the peculiarities of our color perception together with the effect of the surrounding hues.

Frantisek Kupka

Among the followers of Orphism was Frantisek Kupka (1871-1957) -- the Czech painter. He moved to Paris where he received training that was artistic. Being interested in theosophy, he was well-acquainted with the variety of scientific concepts of color and light. They motivated Frantisek Kupka to change from Neo-Impressionism and symbolism to compositions that were nonfigurative.

Arshile Gorky

In 1915, Arshile Gorky escaped with his mother to Russian-controlled territory and fled Lake Van throughout the Armenian Genocide.

Pablo Picasso

A Spanish artist in the 20th Century, pablo Picasso, began his career painting pieces. Around 1910, Cubism, which is the drawing of angles and planes that looked like the people he drew was developed by him, but looked more like geometry.

Franz Kline

Franz Kline produced his abstract canvases. They were noticeable for the contrast of bold brushstrokes. Franz Kline restricted himself with the minimum of optical devices to make the viewer's experience.

Mark Rothko

Another prominent representative of this Post-war American abstract art was Mark Rothko (1903-1970). Produced Markuss Rotkovičs; like Gorky, he was the son of the immigrants from the Russian Empire.

Barnett Newman

Among the most significant masters, who identified that the growth of Colour field painting in the united states, we should mention, is Barnett Newman (1905-1970). Similar to Gorky or Rothko, Barnett Newman's way to success was complex, as the master had to face misunderstanding and the public's unacceptance of his philosophy. He had his first solo exhibition and it received harsh criticism.

Jackson Pollock

Pollock introduced the new means of rendering a bit: canvas was taken by him from the wall and put it on the floor.

Nicolas de Stael

It was Europeans' turn to respond to the art trends. Art Informel or tachism was the version of Abstract Expressionism. Several outstanding painters represent it, but likely it is Nicolas de Stael (1914-1955), who's best-known to the wide public. He was the son of Russian immigrants from France.

Yves Klein

Born in Nice, he moved to Paris, where the artist founded a studio.

Yves Klein painted its ceiling in color in order to not be depressed as the legend says, since it had no windows and had been in the cellar of the building.

Pierre Soulages

Born in Rodez, Aveyron, in 1919, Pierre Soulages is also known as"the painter of black".

Man Ray

Man Ray was one of the famed artists. Surrealism was a movement that included writing that developed in the 1920s and arts. The artist career is unique above all for the success he had achieved in Europe and the United States.

Gheorghe Virtosu

Gheorghe Virtosu is one of the renowned art representatives. He is the master who does not deny reality. The artist paints under the urge of sparks impossible to control, which light an entire series of actions. He admits that changes can occur during the artistic process, especially concerning the dimensions and colours. However sustains the spark, as a moment of inspiration, is the one determining how the work will eventually look.