I meant to do this one a long time ago but it was hard to decide if I should choose the name because I like the artist, or the artist because I like the name. I decided to do both, so this is a list of a few of my favorite artists and photographers who happen to have interesting or unusual names. Enjoy!
Ansel German "with divine protection"
Mount Williamson - Ansel Adams (American photographer)
Auguste French variation of August "majestic, venerable"
The Kiss - Auguste Rodin (French sculptor)
Claude French from Latin "lame"
Grainstack, Sun in the Mist - Claude Monet (French painter)
Edgar German "prosperous spearman"
The Rehearsal - Edgar Degas (French painter & sculptor)
Henri French variation of Henry "estate ruler"
Behind the Gare Saint Lazare - Henri Cartier-Bresson (French photographer)
Jacques French variation of James and Jacob "supplanter"
Car Trip, Papa at 80 kilometers an hour - Jacques Henri Latrigue (French photographer)
Jasper English variation of Casper "imperial"
Flag - Jasper Johns (American painter)
Lewis English variation of Louis "renowned warrior"
Fish Cutters at a Canning Company in Maine - Lewis Hine (American photographer)
Marcel French "little warrior"
Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 - Marcel Duchamp (French/American artist)
Pablo Spanish variation of Paul "small" (And yes, I would probably call him Pablo Honey.)
Guernica - Pablo Picasso (Spanish artist)
Pierre French variation of Peter "rock"
The Swing - Pierre Auguste Renoir (French painter)
Sargent Latin "to serve"
Madame X - John Singer Sargent (American painter)
Wassily Russian variation of Vasili "royal, kingly"
Several Circles - Wassily Kandinsky (Russian painter)
Weston English "from the Western town"
Pepper No. 30 - Edward Weston (American photographer)