Artists from New York City

Posted Jun 7, 2012
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  1. Lucy Liu
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    Lucy Liu

    484,740 views

    Lucy Alexis Liu /ˈl/ (born Lucy Liu; December 2, 1968) is an American actress.


  2. Viggo Mortensen
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    Viggo Mortensen

    178,179 views

    Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. (born October 20, 1958) is a Danish American actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter. He made his film debut in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of subsequent years, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), A Walk on the Moon (1999), and 28 Days (2000).


  3. Paul Stanley
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    Paul Stanley

    83,132 views

    Stanley Bert Eisen (born January 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, singer, and painter, best known for being the frontman of the rock band Kiss. He is the writer or co-writer of many of the band's highest-charting hits. Stanley established the "Starchild" character for his Kiss persona.


  4. Heather Hunter
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    Heather Hunter

    85,581 views

    Heather Keisha Hunter (born October 1, 1969) (nicknamed Double H) is an American former pornographic actress, who is now a rap artist, painter, and author.


  5. Tamala Jones
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    Tamala Jones

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    Tamala Ronni Jones (born November 12, 1974) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the movies Booty Call, The Wood, Kingdom Come, The Brothers, and Two Can Play That Game. She is also best known for television roles as Tina, the recurring character on Veronica's Closet, Bobbi Seawright on For Your Love, which ran from 1998 to 2002, and Lanie Parish on the ABC crime drama Castle.


  6. Swizz Beatz
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    Swizz Beatz

    46,443 views

    Kasseem Dean (born September 13, 1978), better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from New York City, New York. Born and raised in The Bronx, he began his musical career as a disc jockey (DJ) and has since added rapper, record executive, creative director and fashion designer, to his repertoire. At the age of 16, he gained recognition in the hip hop industry, through his friendship and work with East Coast rapper DMX and the Ruff Ryders Entertainment record label. Dean later found a protégé in Philadelphia-based rapper Cassidy, whose success helped the launch of his own label imprint, Full Surface Records. Dean has released two albums under the label; the first was a compilation, titled Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories, released in 2002. He later released his debut studio album, One Man Band Man, in 2007.


  7. Tony Bennett
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    Tony Bennett

    35,710 views

    Anthony Dominick "Tony" Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), better known by his stage name Tony Bennett, is an Italian-American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York.


  8. Terry Richardson
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    Terry Richardson

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    Terrence "Terry" Richardson (born August 14, 1965) is an American fashion and portrait photographer who has shot advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Aldo, Supreme, Sisley, Tom Ford, and Yves Saint Laurent among others. He has also done work for magazines such as Rolling Stone, GQ, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, i-D, and Vice.


  9. KRS-One
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    KRS-One

    20,394 views

    Lawrence "Krisna" Parker (born August 20, 1965), better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York. KRS-One rose to prominence as part of the group Boogie Down Productions, which he formed with DJ Scott La Rock in the mid 1980s. Following the release of the group's debut album, Criminal Minded, La Rock was shot dead, but KRS-One continued the group, effectively as a solo project. He began releasing records under his own name in 1993.


  10. Billie Dove
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    Billie Dove

    14,251 views

    Billie Dove (May 14, 1903 – December 31, 1997) was an American actress.


  11. Jean Michel Basquiat
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    Jean Michel Basquiat

    15,021 views

    Jean‑Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. He first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s where the hip hop, post-punk, and street art movements had coalesced. By the 1980s, he was exhibiting his neo-expressionist paintings in galleries and museums internationally. The Whitney Museum of American Art held a retrospective of his art in 1992.


  12. Ruth Kligman
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    Ruth Kligman

    10,627 views

    Ruth Kligman (January 25, 1930 – March 1, 2010) was an American abstract artist. She was notable as the mistress of prominent American artists of the mid-20th century including Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.


  13. Allison Harvard
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    Allison Harvard

    9,397 views

    Allison Elizabeth Harvard (born January 8, 1988) is an American model, artist, actress, and Internet celebrity, best known as the runner-up of both cycle 12 of America's Next Top Model and America's Next Top Model: All-Stars. Harvard has appeared on the cover of magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, ONE, WeTheUrban, and one of the Philippine's leading fashion megazines, Mega. She also featured as the brand endorser of Belo Medical Group and covered their special edition magazine.


  14. Robert Mapplethorpe
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    Robert Mapplethorpe

    5,536 views

    Robert Mapplethorpe (/ˈmpəlˌθɔrp/; November 4, 1946 – March 9, 1989) was an American photographer, known for his sometimes controversial large-scale, highly stylized black and white photography. His work featured an array of subjects, including celebrity portraits, male and female nudes, self-portraits and still-life images of flowers. His most controversial work is that of the underground BDSM scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s of New York. The homoeroticism of this work fuelled a national debate over the public funding of controversial artwork.


  15. Jemima Kirke
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    Jemima Kirke

    4,306 views

    Jemima Kirke (born 26 April 1985) is a British-born American artist and actress best known for her role as Jessa Johansson on the television series Girls. She made her feature-length debut in the independent film Tiny Furniture, as a favor for friend Lena Dunham, although her actual film debut was in the indie short film Smile for the Camera.


  16. Ultra Violet
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    Ultra Violet

    2,891 views

    Isabelle Collin Dufresne (stage name Ultra Violet; 6 September 1935 – 14 June 2014) was a French-American artist, author, and both a colleague of Andy Warhol and one of the pop artist's so-called superstars. Earlier in her career, she worked for and studied with surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. Dufresne lived and worked in New York City, and also had a studio in Nice, France.


  17. Antonia Bennett
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    Antonia Bennett

    2,190 views

    Antonia Bennett (born April 7, 1974) is an American singer of adult alternative music, standards, and jazz. She is a daughter of famed traditional pop singer Tony Bennett and actress Sandra Grant.


  18. Willem de Kooning
    #18

    Willem de Kooning

    1,610 views

    Willem de Kooning (/ˈwɪləm də ˈknɪŋ/; April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


  19. Georgia O'Keeffe
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    Georgia O'Keeffe

    1,955 views

    Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism".


  20. Nehemiah Persoff
    #20

    Nehemiah Persoff

    1,448 views

    Nehemiah Persoff (born August 2, 1919) is an American actor.


  21. John Lurie
    #21

    John Lurie

    1,114 views

    John Lurie (born December 14, 1952) is an American musician, painter, actor, director, and producer. He co-founded The Lounge Lizards jazz ensemble, has acted in 19 films, including Stranger than Paradise and Down by Law, has composed and performed music for 20 television and film works, and produced, directed, and starred in the Fishing with John television series. In 1996 his soundtrack for Get Shorty was nominated for a Grammy Award, and his album The Legendary Marvin Pontiac: Greatest Hits has been praised by critics and musicians alike.


  22. James Montgomery Flagg
    #22

    James Montgomery Flagg

    879 views

    James Montgomery Flagg (June 18, 1877 – May 27, 1960) was an American artist and illustrator. He worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning, but is best remembered for his political posters.


  23. Thelma Wood
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    Thelma Wood

    819 views

    Thelma Ellen Wood (July 3, 1901 – December 10, 1970) was an American sculptor. She was born in Kansas and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the second of four children.


  24. Norman Rockwell
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    Norman Rockwell

    798 views

    Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades. Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter, The Problem We All Live With, Saying Grace, and the Four Freedoms series. He also is noted for his 64-year relationship with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), during which he produced covers for their publication Boys' Life, calendars, and other illustrations. These works include popular images that reflect the Scout Oath and Scout Law such as The Scoutmaster, A Scout is Reverent and A Guiding Hand, among many others.


  25. Marina Abramovic
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    Marina Abramovic

    1,006 views

    Marina Abramović (Serbian Cyrillic: Марина Абрамовић, born November 30, 1946) is a Serbian performance artist based in New York. Her work explores the relationship between performer and audience, the limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind. Active for over three decades, Abramović has been described as the "grandmother of performance art." She pioneered a new notion of identity by bringing in the participation of observers, focusing on "confronting pain, blood, and physical limits of the body." She is represented by the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York.


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