Art is unlike almost all other forms of entertainment which most people are aware of. So it takes a lot of effort for an artist to be very popular and attain the reputation of being popular.
The fact is, to be a renowned artist, it means your work has survived the test of time and that is the case with the artists mentioned below.
Some of the most famous artists in the world include the following;
Pablo Picasso without a doubt is one of the most famous artists that ever lived. He was born in Málaga, Spain. His name is almost the same as modern art and he had an image suited to that of a genius outlaw who had ambitions that were matched by his desire to live largely.
Vincent van Gogh
Van Gogh was well known to be unstable mentally. This was due to the fact that he cut off his own ear after being in an argument with a fellow painter. Nonetheless, his paintings make up some of the most famous and cherished paintings of all time. His method of painting that utilized flurries of thick brushes consisting of bright colors squeezed directly from the tube served as an inspiration to many more artists after him.
He was obstructed by his love for alcohol and being an alcoholic. He was also clumsy and had self-doubt in his ability to be a painter. Pollock surpassed his limitations in a short period between 1947 and 1950 when he created drip abstractions that found him a spot in history till date.
Michelangelo was a sculptor, an architect as well as a painter. He also had a flair for writing poetry. He also moved a lot between Venice, Florence, and Bologna. His most renowned commissions were done for the Medici popes located in Rome.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo is said to be a genius asides for his masterpieces like the Last Supper, Mona Lisa and the Lady with an Ermine. He was also well known for his technological drawings which were utilized 500 years in the future.