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Below are biographies and analysis of the works of the modern artists that have particularly deep religious, spiritual, and ideological basis for a significant part of their work.

Religious Artists: 9 of 310 Total Artists
Chagall, Marc Biography, Art & Analysis

Chagall, Marc

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Chagall, Marc Famous Art

Marc Chagall was a Russian-born, Jewish-French artist that reached great popularity during the 20th century. Although his art is associated with several movements, Chagall is commonly grouped in with the German Expressionists. Much of his early work was credited with synthesizing visual elements of Cubism, Symbolism and Fauvism.

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Friedrich, Caspar David Biography, Art & Analysis

Friedrich, Caspar David

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Friedrich, Caspar David Famous Art

Friedrich was a German Romantic landscape painter, and considered by many academics to be the finest German painter of his time. Like his contemporaries JMW Turner and John Constable, Friedrich's paintings portrayed the awesome power of nature with sublime, divine presence.

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Gaudí, Antoni Biography, Art & Analysis

Gaudí, Antoni

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Gaudí, Antoni Famous Art

Antoni Gaudí was the most popular representative of the Catalan Modernista movement, which combined elements of Art Nouveau, Japonisme, Gothic design, and geometric forms. Gaudi's design style has been referred to as "global," indicating a profound attention to every detail of his work, from a building's structure and placement down to its smallest decorative details. Gaudi's masterpiece is the Sagrada Familia, a distinctly modern church in Barcelona.Modern Architecture Modern Design Art Nouveau Religious Art Spanish

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Gauguin, Paul Biography, Art & Analysis

Gauguin, Paul

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Gauguin, Paul Famous Art

Paul Gauguin was a French Post-Impressionist artist who employed color fields and painterly strokes in his work. He is best known for his primitivist depictions of native life in Tahiti and Polynesia.

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Goncharova, Natalia Biography, Art & Analysis

Goncharova, Natalia

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Goncharova, Natalia Famous Art

Goncharova was part of the Russian avant garde generation involved in a relentless exploration of different visual styles. She also co-founded Rayonism with her life partner Mikhail Larionov.

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Lissitzky, El Biography, Art & Analysis

Lissitzky, El

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Lissitzky, El Famous Art

El Lissitzky was a Russian avant-garde painter, photographer, architect and designer. Along with his mentor Kazimir Malevich, Lissitzky helped found Suprematism. His art often employed the use of clean lines and simple geometric forms, and expressed a fascination with Jewish culture. Lissitzky was also a major influence on the Bauhaus school of artists and the Constructivist movement.

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Mondrian, Piet Biography, Art & Analysis

Mondrian, Piet

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Mondrian, Piet Famous Art

Piet Mondrian, a founding member of the De Stijl movement, was a Dutch modern artist who used grids, perpendicular lines, and the three primary colors in what he deemed "Neoplastic" painting.

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Warhol, Andy Biography, Art & Analysis

Warhol, Andy

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Warhol, Andy Famous Art

Andy Warhol was an American Pop artist best known for his prints and paintings of consumer goods, celebrities, and photographed disasters. One of the most famous and influential artists of the 1960s, he pioneered compositions and techniques that emphasized repetition and the mechanization of art.

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Weber, Max Biography, Art & Analysis

Weber, Max

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Weber, Max Famous Art

Max Weber was taught in the tradition of the French modernists, such as Matisse, Rousseau and Picassoand became a fairly well-known Cubist painter in before The Armory Show, helping introduce the painterly style to the United States.

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Religious Artists: 9 of 310 Total Artists



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