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Alexander Rodchenko

1891 - 1956

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Aleksander Mikhailovich Rodchenko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха́йлович Ро́дченко; 5 December [O.S. 23 November] 1891 – 3 December 1956) was a Russian and Soviet artist, sculptor, photographer, and graphic designer. He was one of the founders of constructivism and Russian design; he was married to the artist Varvara Stepanova. Rodchenko was one of the most versatile constructivist and productivist artists to emerge after the Russian Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Rodchenko has received more than 486,860 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Alexander Rodchenko is the 3rd most popular photographer (up from 4th in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from Russia (down from 169th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Photographer.

Alexander Rodchenko is most famous for his artistic and social contributions to the Russian avant-garde.

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Among photographers, Alexander Rodchenko ranks 3 out of 105Before him are Nadar and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After him are Eadweard Muybridge, Helmut Newton, Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Dora Maar, Vivian Maier, Heinrich Hoffmann, Claude Cahun, and Alfred Stieglitz.

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Among people born in 1891, Alexander Rodchenko ranks 25Before him are Genrikh Yagoda, Helmuth Weidling, Ilya Ehrenburg, Fritz Todt, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, and John Howard Northrop. After him are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Edward Bernays, Fumimaro Konoe, Osip Mandelstam, Ole Kirk Christiansen, and Frank Costello. Among people deceased in 1956, Alexander Rodchenko ranks 15Before him are Frederick Soddy, Robert Walser, Emil Nolde, Lucien Febvre, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, and A. A. Milne. After him are Alfred Kinsey, Kenji Mizoguchi, Konstantin Päts, Bela Lugosi, Risto Ryti, and H. L. Mencken.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Rodchenko ranks 184 out of 3,262Before him are Nicholas Roerich (1874), Vladimir Propp (1895), Seraphim of Sarov (1754), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Igor Tamm (1895), and Ivan Bunin (1870). After him are Wladimir Köppen (1846), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), and Vladimir Solovyov (1853).


Among photographers born in Russia, Alexander Rodchenko ranks 1After him are Roman Vishniac (1897).