Top Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Primer
The twentieth century saw the birth of modern art, and featured a number of notable styles and artists who indelibly influenced history. Among these artists was Pablo Picasso, who is considered by many to be the greatest artist of the century. His abstract art, as well as his cubist movement, were revolutionary. Following him was Salvador Dali, whose surrealist works utilized Freudian dream imagery. Jackson Pollock was a leader in the abstract expressionist movement, and his action painting techniques were hugely influential. Andy Warhol’s pop art sought to remove the importance of the artist and place the artwork firmly in the spotlight. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about a few of the top artists of the twentieth century, as well as their most notable oeuvres.