There are countless of lists compiling one-sided view of the top visual artists. But this is different. For sure, you will see some of the top-rated artists of all time here but this is more about the impact and influence they have made.

Quite simply, we will be talking about on the influence that one artist had over the other and how they changed the landscape of visual arts as a whole.

Rene Magritte

Was born on 21 November 1898 and died at 15 August 1967. He has such a massive influence among musicians and painters.

In fact, he’s even one of the driving forces for movement of Pop Art.

One objective of his goal is challenging the viewer’s perception and it was achieved through his artwork entitled The Treachery of Images.

Paul Cezanne

Believe it or not, he has a title of being the Father of Modern Art. He’s mostly interested in breaking down objects to its most basic form.

Vincent Van Gogh

One of the most popular names in the world of art. Such conversation wouldn’t be complete without his name actually. Van Gogh however didn’t decide to be an artist until the end of his life. Even so, with a short life ahead of him, he was able to make over 800 paintings. The way he use brushes and combining color relationships have set him apart as among the most respective artists.