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With 77 biographies, Artists are the 68th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Designers, Badminton Players, and Table Tennis Players.

Pantheon has 78 people classified as artists born between 1435 and 1988. Of these 78, 24 (30.77%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living artists include Yoko Ono, Marina Abramović, and Banksy. The most famous deceased artists include Hokusai, Andy Warhol, and Marcel Duchamp. As of October 2020, 16 new artists have been added to Pantheon including Ulay, Marianne Brandt, and Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.

Living Artists

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Newly Added Artists (2020)

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Most artists were born in United States (18), Germany (9), and United Kingdom (7). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (5), Edo (2), and Pittsburgh (2).The most common death places of artists were United States (17), France (6), and United Kingdom (6). By city, these were New York City (8), Paris (4), and London (2).

The earliest biographies classified as artists in Pantheon are Hans Holbein the Younger, Luca Signorelli, and Bernt Notke.  The concentration of artists was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier artists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Artists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Artists since 1700.

Artists are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Singers, Musicians, Film Directors, and Painters.