20 Most Famous Sculptors of All Time

A sculptor is an artist who makes sculptures. Here, is a list of one of the 20 most famous Sculptors of all time and it includes artist like Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dali and Lorenzo Ghiberti.


Famous Sculptors of All Time Michelangelo

Famous Sculptor Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance born on 6 March 1475 in the Republic of Florence and died on 18 February 1564. Famous work of Michelangelo are David, Pietà, The Last Judgment and Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Pablo Picasso

Famous Sculptors of All Time Pablo Picasso

Famous Sculptor Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who was born on 25 October 1881 and died on 8 April 1973. Famous work of Pablo Picasso are La Vie (1903), Family of Saltimbanques (1905), Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1910), Girl before a Mirror (1932), Le Rêve (1932), Guernica (1937) and The Weeping Woman (1937).

Auguste Rodin

Famous Sculptors of All Time Auguste Rodin

Famous Sculptor Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor who was considered as the progenitor of modern sculpture born on 12 November 1840 and died on 17 November 1917). Famous work of Rodin include The Age of Bronze (L’age d’airain), 1877 The Walking Man (L’homme qui marche), 1877–78 The Burghers of Calais (Les Bourgeois de Calais), 1889 The Kiss, 1889 and The Thinker (Le Penseur), 1902.

Constantin Brâncusi

Famous Sculptors of All Time Constantin Brâncusi

Famous Sculptor Constantin Brâncusi

Constantin Brâncusi was a Romanian sculptor, painter and photographer who was born on February 19, 1876 and died on March 16, 1957. Famous work of Constantin Brâncusi are The Endless Column (1938), Bird in Space (1919), Torso of a Young Man (1917–22), The Newborn (1915), Mademoiselle Pogany (1913), Prometheus (1911), Sleeping Muse (1910) and The Kiss (1908).

Andy Warhol

Famous Sculptors of All Time Andy Warhol

Famous Sculptor Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol born on August 6, 1928 was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement and died on February 22, 1987. Famous work of Andy Warhol are Chelsea Girls (1966 film), Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966 event) and Campbell’s Soup Cans (1962 painting)

Leonardo da Vinci

Famous Sculptors of All Time Leonardo da Vinci

Famous Sculptor Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath who was born on 15 April 1452 and died on 2 May 1519. Famous work of Leonardo da vinci are Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man and Lady with an Ermine. The artist is called as the father of paleontology, ichthyology, and architecture.

Marcel Duchamp

Famous Sculptors of All Time Marcel Duchamp

Famous Sculptor Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp born on 28 July 1887 was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada and he died on 2 October 1968. Famous work of Duchamp are Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 (1912), Fountain (1917), The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even (1915–23) and Étant donnés (1946–66).

Salvador Dalí

Famous Sculptors of All Time Salvador Dalí

Famous Sculptor Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was a prominent Spanish surrealist artist born on 11 May 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain and died on 23 January 1989. Famous work of Salvador dali are The Persistence of Memory (1931), Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment (1935), Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) (1936) and Swans Reflecting Elephants (1937).

Henry Moore

Famous Sculptors of All Time Henry Moore

Famous Sculptor Henry Moore

Henry Spencer Moore was an English artist who was born on 30 July 1898 and died on 31 August 1986. Moore is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures and famous for Reclining Figures, 1930s–1980s.

Alberto Giacometti

Famous Sculptors of All Time Alberto Giacometti

Famous Sculptor Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker and was born on 10 October 1901 and died on 11 January 1966. Famous work of Giacometti are Grande Femme Debout I, L’Homme qui marche I and L’Homme au doigt.

Antonio Canova

Famous Sculptors of All Time Antonio Canova

Famous Sculptor Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor who was born on 1 November 1757 and died on 13 October 1822. Famous work of Antonio Canova are Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss, The Three Graces, Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker and Venus Victrix.

Lorenzo Ghiberti

Famous Sculptors of All Time Lorenzo Ghiberti

Famous Sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti

Lorenzo Ghiberti was a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance who was born on 1378 and died on 1 December 1455. Famous work of Lorenzo are Gates of Paradise, Florence Baptistery and Tomb of Ghiberti.

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Alexander Calder

Famous Sculptors of All Time Alexander Calder

Famous Sculptor Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of moving sculptures and was born on July 22, 1898 and died on November 11, 1976. Famous work of Alexander Calder are Cirque Calder and Mercury Fountain.

Edgar Degas

Famous Sculptors of All Time Edgar Degas

Famous Sculptor Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings who was born on 19 July 1834 and died on 27 September 1917. Famous work of Degas are The Bellelli Family (1858–1867), Woman with Chrysanthemums (1865), Chanteuse de Café (c. 1878) and At the Milliner’s (1882).

Louise Bourgeois

Famous Sculptors of All Time Louise Bourgeois

Famous Sculptor Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist, best known for her large-scale sculpture and installation art. He was born on 25 December 1911 and died on 31 May 2010. Cells, Maman and The Destruction of the Father.

Étienne Maurice Falconet

Famous Sculptors of All Time Etienne Maurice Falconet

Famous Sculptor Etienne Maurice Falconet

Étienne Maurice Falconet is counted among the first rank of French Rococo sculptors, whose patron was Mme de Pompadour. He was born on 1 December 1716 and died on 24 January 1791. Famous work of Falconet are The Bronze Horseman and Seated cupid.

Umberto Boccioni

Famous Sculptors of All Time Umberto Boccioni

Famous Sculptor Umberto Boccioni

Umberto Boccioni was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He was born on 19 October 1882 and died on 17 August 1916. Famous work of Boccioni are Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, The City Rises and The Street Enters the House

Benvenuto Cellini

Famous Sculptors of All Time Benvenuto Cellini

Famous Sculptor Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry. He was born on 1 November 1500 and died on 13 February 1571. Cellini Salt Cellar (Saliera), 1543 was his famous work.

Jean Arp

Famous Sculptors of All Time Jean Arp

Famous Sculptor Jean Arp

Jean Arp or Hans Arp was a German-French sculptor, painter, poet, and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper. He was born on 16 September 1886 and died on 7 June 1966. Famous work of Jean Arp are Shirt Front and Fork and Cloud Shepherd.

El Greco

Famous Sculptors of All Time El Greco

Famous Sculptor El Greco

El Greco was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. He was born on 1541 and died on 7 April 1614. Famous work of El Greco are El Expolio (1577–1579), The Assumption of the Virgin (1577–1579), The Burial of the Count of Orgaz (1586–1588), View of Toledo (1596–1600) and Opening of the Fifth Seal (1608–1614).

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