My favourite painters

Timeline created by manuense
  • Diego Velázquez

    Diego Velázquez
    He was a baroque Spanish painter. He was born in Sevilla. He moved to Madrid when he was 24. He became the painter of the king Felipe IV. He is considered as the best painter in history.
  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent Van Gogh
    He was a Netherland painter. He moved to France, where he learned from the impresionism. He became one of the most famous painters in history. His pictures are full of strong strokes and vivid colors.
  • Joaquín Sorolla

    Joaquín Sorolla
    He was a Spanish painter who was born in Valencia. He was a master of light. His paintings were full of color and light. He mainly painted typical Spanish scenearies.
  • Edvard Munch

    Edvard Munch
    He was a Norwegian expresionist painter. He is known for his famous picture "The scream". His pictures were intense and deeply human.
  • Vasily Kandinsky

    Vasily Kandinsky
    He was a Russian painter. He was a forerunner of abstract art. He was also an expresionist. He was influenced by impresionist and started to paint like them, but he moved into the abstract art. He loved intense colors.
  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso

    Pablo Ruiz Picasso
    He was a Spanish painter. He was born in Malaga. He started to paint at a very early age. His father was a a teacher of a drawing academy. He was one the cubism forerunners, although he painted in other different styles too.
  • Eduard Hopper

    Eduard Hopper
    He was an American painter. He studied in the New York school of art, where he met many other contemporary artists. He worked as an illustrator too. His paintings were gloomy and full of melancholy. He was a master of light and shadow.
  • Salvador Dalí

    Salvador Dalí
    He was a Spanish painter. He was born in Figueras. He is known as one of the most representative painters of surrealism. His paintings mixed hyperrealism style with surrealist pictures.
  • Guillermo Pérez Villalta

    Guillermo Pérez Villalta
    He is a Spanish painter. He was born in Cadiz. When he was a child he moved to Madrid with his parents. He started to study architecture but he quitted to start painting. He is considered to be a part of the "movida madrileña" in the 80's. His paintings were influenced by figurative art and deformed images, full of color and light.
  • Jean Michel Basquiat

    Jean Michel Basquiat
    He was an American painter. He was born in New York. His father was from Haiti and his mother from Puerto Rico. He grew up in a very disorganized family and moved several times. He studied in the City as school academy. He painted graffities in the streets and lived for two years in abandoned buildings. His paintings were very expresionists and naif.