Ten Little-Known Artists That Are Well-Worth Knowing

These days with such popular modern artists as Jeremy Fish (who has worked with rappers like Aesop Rock), there are also some other artists that aren’t so well known that you should know about-

Leonardo Da Vinci- Though a lot of people do know his work, a lot of people are unfamiliar with how brilliant this man was. He was a painter, sculptor, musician, scientist, writer, geologist, and of course, artist. He was a very mysterious and remote man, and this adds to the allure of his personality.Is this new to you? Catch up here

Masaccio- At 27 when he died, he was one of the most influential artists in the Renaissance period. He created a style of his own that created the illusion of 3 dimensions.

Donato Bramante- As a painter and architecture, he built several churches in a newly formed antique style. He was also appointed to be the court architect in 1476 by Duke Ludovico Sforza.

Giorgione, Phoenix ADT, Titan- A Venetian painter of the High Renaissance period, only six of his survivng paintings are acknowledged to be his work.

Fra Bartolomeo- An Italian Renaissance painter for religious subjects

Mariotto Albertinelli- Influenced by Raphael and an Italian Renaissance painter like Barolomeo

Andrea Del Sarto- An Italian painter from Florence

Correggio- A painter of the Parma school of the Italian Renaissance

Lucas Cranach- A German Rennaissance painter

Hans Holbein- A German artist and print-maker

October 31st, 2011 at 12:00 am

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