*American Artists

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Benton

the best known muralist of the 1930's and 1940's

Borglum

carved monumantal works on mountainsides; most notebly for Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota

Bulfinch

designed the Capitol Biulding in D.C.

Calder

famous for mobles which he invented in 1932

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given to Calder's work by Marcel Duchamp

Mary Cassatt

Impressionalists painter; painted motherhood with paintings of women and children

Eakins

The Gross Clinic

Fuller

developed the geodesic dome

James Hoban

designed and built the White House and rebuilt it again after the war of 1812; was supervising arcitect of the US Capitol

Homer

worked with watercolor and painted landscapes and seascapes of New England and Florida; he recorded the Civil War for the Horper's Weekly; painted Gulf Stream, Breaking Storm, and The Hurricane

Edward Hopper

painted large, quiet urban scenes; painted Nighthowks and Early Sunday Morning

Johns

leading exponent of Pop Art; painted Flag, a copy of the US flag and painted Bronze, a painting a two beer cans

Johnson

he collaborated with Mies Van Der Rohe on the Seagram Building in NYC

L'Enfant

was the arcitect and designer of the new US Capital Building in D.C.

Lichtenstein

artist of the Pop Art movement; painted paintings that resemble comic strips

Moses

painted scenes of rural life; painted Sugaring-Off

Georgia O'Keeffe

painted Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue

Olmstead

landscape architect; designed NYC's Central Park

Pei

works include the East Wing of the National Galley of Art in D.C. and a new subterranean entrance crowned by a glass period for the Louvre in Paris

Pollock

a pioneer of abstract expressionism; his style is known as drip painting and action painting

Rockwell

painted scenes of everyday American life depicted on the covers of Saturday Evening Post

Saarinen

designed the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and The Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, VA

Andy Warhol

was the leading figure in Pop Art; painted paintings of commonplace objects including Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe

West

became the history painter to King George III and helped found the Royal Academy of Arts

Whistler

painted The Artist's Mother: Arrangement in Gray and Black

Grant Wood

painted scenes of the rural Midwest; painted American Gothic

Wyeth

painted Christina's World

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