These goos are from the Art category, people famous for painting, sculpting, designing, and other making of art. Browse another way.

Ai Weiwei

The Chinese government has been way, way more harsh than any mere art critic when it comes to this celebrated activist for democracy. Go »

Andres Serrano

Blood, sweat, and tears go into this artist's controversial works. Go »

Andy Warhol

For fifteen minutes, he popped the difference between advertising and art. Go »

Anne Geddes

Every baby is beautiful through the miraculous lens of this down-under photographer. Go »

Annie Leibovitz

Her celebrity portraits have graced magazine covers for decades, but her timely image of John & Yoko brought her the most fame. Go »

Ansel Adams

This conservationist would prefer to spend time in Yosemite to an AA meeting. Go »

Banksy

He has signed his many works in cities around the world, but nobody knows his real name, least of all the police. Go »

Banksy

urban artist, or talented criminal? Go »

Bill Henson

For a guy named like the creator of the Muppets, this guy sure didn't do Australian children any favors by photographing them a certain way, or himself with the police. Go »

Bob Ross

There is such a thing as too much joy of painting. Go »

Boris Vallejo

painter of fantasy and fantasies Go »

Chris Peters

This artist came from deep within the artistic body of Los Angeles. Go »

David Hamilton

You could go naked for a week and still not attract the controversy of this renowned photographer. Go »

Dennis Hwang

This goo, whose oodles of work are viewed by milliions worldwide, can be considered the most famous unknown artist. Go »

Diane Arbus

This portraitist depicted mutants as a class all their own. Go »

E.J. Bellocq

He may have been the best Creole portraitist in Storyville, but he didn't get a picture of Kerry Gilhoulie's fist. Go »

Edvard Munch

inspired a Drew Barrymore horror movie Go »

Frida Kahlo

This communist and self-portraitist limped her way into Mexican artistic history. Go »

Georgia O'Keeffe

New Mexico's most colorful and abstract flower Go »

Geraldine Doyle

Don't doubt that you can do it: This real-life worker was painted into an iconic symbol of feminism and blue-collar pride. Go »

H.R. Giger

The darkest seed in this artist's mind came from an alien species. Go »

Jackson Pollock

Ed Harris gave a spotty performance. Funny, he didn't seem Polish. Go »

Jason deCaires Taylor

His artwork may be drowning, but his reputation is flurishing. Go »

Jasper Johns

Patriotism, numerology, and kleptomania are all part of this South Carolinian artist's claim to fame. Go »

Jean-Michel Basquiat

This young artist expressed his heritage from the streets to the art galleries. Go »

Joseph Cornell

What is one man's garbage is another man's treasure, and, in this case, his artistic building box... I mean, blocks. Go »

Leonardo da Vinci

Being sketchy isn't all this inventor shares with the drowned cheesehead. Go »

M.C. Escher

that stopped where they started. This Dutch artist created images Go »

Margaret Keane

This artist had an eye-opening day in court when she revealed that her husband's famous paintings were in fact her own. Go »

Mona Lisa

Leonardo knew why she was smiling. Moan-a if you know-a. Go »

Muriel Fahrion

Her little friends are some of the sweetest girls you'll ever meet, but this lady is a real pistol. Go »

Nam June Paik

I put up the goo for this flux-uating Korean artist a month late. Go »

Norman Rockwell

On Saturday evenings, America feasted on another riveting look at itself in the mirror. Go »

Pablo Picasso

Life was a cube for this modern master. Go »

Pez

Barcelona is a happier place thanks to him. Go »

Rembrandt van Rijn

This Dutch artist will be there for you if you want to learn how to be an outstanding painter. Go »

Renée Cox

Your mother wouldn't recognize this controversy-courting photographer if she sat down to one final dinner with her. Go »

Robert Mapplethorpe

His subjects, including naked children, naked adults with objects anally inserted, and flowers, did not have to go naked for a week to pose for his controversial shots. Go »

Salvador Dalí

He didn't transcend space and time, but his paintings did. Go »

Sebastão Salgado

This Brazilian gave up the study of money to document economic inequality, but he couldn't give up gold. Go »

Sebastião Salgado

Left money and the gun to pursue more altruistic endeavors. Workers, earth and children are but a few. Go »

Shepard Fairey

This artist lived a fairy tale until he was crushed by some bad news. Go »

Spencer Tunick

His photographs wouldn't be so famous if each of his subjects showed up wearing a coat or a jacket or something. Go »

Steve Diet Goedde

Is this what Ansel Adams really had in mind when he thought about S&M? Go »

Thomas Kinkade

serious art critics take his work too lightly Go »

Tibor Kalman

This designer for Benetton and Barnes & Noble knows what it is to be depraved and hopeful at the same time. Go »

Tony Peters

Is it possible to paint "still life" in a city as bustling as Los Angeles? Go »

Vincent van Gogh

This painter had an eye for a beautiful nighttime sky, but not an ear. Go »

Yiying Lu

hopefully your failure won't be that large Go »