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Your idea of paradise is an empty museum, and please, you don’t need an app to distinguish a Rembrandt from a Rubens. You’re an art lover. Here, 15 baby names that will tickle the fancy of fans of abstract expressionism, portraiture, sculpture and everything in between.

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Georgia

For a girl

Let’s just say there are worse people to be named for than the woman widely considered the mother of American modernism, Georgia O’Keeffe.

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Andrew

For a boy

Depending on your preference, this classic moniker could refer to painter Wyeth or pop artist Warhol.

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Diego

For a boy

In addition to being known for his volatile marriage to Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera helped establish the Mexican mural movement.

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Stella

For a girl

For fans of the painter, sculptor and printmaker Frank Stella, of course.

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Jackson

For a boy

We always did think Pollock’s drip paintings looked a little like they were done by a kid.

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Paul

For a boy

With predecessors like Cézanne, Gauguin and Klee, Paul seems destined for artistic greatness.

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Ray

For a boy

The famed visual artist was born Emmanuel Radnitzky, but we like Man Ray a little bit more.

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Annie

For a girl

Here’s hoping she’ll have the same knack for portraiture as Ms. Leibovitz.

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Kara

For a girl

Conceptual artist Kara Walker received a MacArthur fellowship at age 28 and has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. So yeah, big shoes. 

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Leonardo

For a boy

Like Da Vinci before him, we’re predicting great things for little Leo.

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Cindy

For a girl

Photographer and director Cindy Sherman’s real name is Cynthia, but no one has to know that.

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Martin

For a boy

Last names count, too, especially when they belong to the Canadian-born American abstract painter Agnes Martin.

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Gustav

For a boy

You can call him Gus, though we’re not sure his namesake, the Austrian painter Klimt, would’ve been so casual.

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Renee

For a girl

Think of this pretty nomme as the girl version of Rene, as in Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte.

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