How do you find American artists?


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Find lists of American artists at Artcyclopedia.com, Wikipedia.org and ArtistsSignatures.com. ArtNet.com also lists artists from America and the rest of the world. Artyclopedia.com is an online database that, as of 2015, features more than 500 American artists.

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Artists include Dale Chihuly, Lia Cook and Ralph Eugene Meatyard. Artists are listed by birth year but users can browse by medium, movement, subject matter, nationality or gender. Included in each listing are resources such as which galleries and museums feature the artist's work and images of the artist's work. Users can also search artists by the century in which they worked.

Wikipedia.org features information about more than 1,000 American artists. The site organizes artists by their birth year, generally categorizing artists to the 19th or 20th century. The site primarily features American artists known for creating visual art, including traditional painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking. More recent genres such as installation art, performance art, body art, conceptual art, video art and digital art are also included.

ArtistsSignatures.com features more than 1,000 American artists of many types of media. The site primarily focuses on identifying artist signatures but also features information on even obscurer artists. A subscription is need for users to access the full site.

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