Anni Albers

1899 - 1994

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Anni Albers (born Annelise Elsa Frieda Fleischmann; June 12, 1899 – May 9, 1994) was a German textile artist and printmaker credited with blurring the lines between traditional craft and art. Besides surface qualities, such as rough and smooth, dull and shiny, hard and soft, textiles also includes colour, and, as the dominating element, texture, which is the result of the construction of weaves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anni Albers has received more than 293,358 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Anni Albers is the 931st most popular painter (up from 1,156th in 2019), the 2,584th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,167th in 2019) and the 84th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Anni Albers ranks 931 out of 1,421Before her are Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Maria van Oosterwijck, Hasegawa Tōhaku, Olga Boznańska, Abraham Brueghel, and Adriaen van der Werff. After her are Abram Arkhipov, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Nicolas Froment, Pan Yuliang, Jean François de Troy, and Albrecht Adam.

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Among people born in 1899, Anni Albers ranks 110Before her are Charles Best, Noël Coward, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Maria Yudina, Café Filho, and Lovro von Matačić. After her are Aleksander Klumberg, Rufino Tamayo, Robert Casadesus, Princess Nadezhda of Bulgaria, Justas Paleckis, and Gustav Ucicky. Among people deceased in 1994, Anni Albers ranks 128Before her are Aleksandar Petrović, Lindsay Anderson, Massimo Troisi, Olga Rubtsova, Roy J. Plunkett, and Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. After her are Zail Singh, Antoine Pinay, Haim Bar-Lev, Jean Carmet, Billy Wright, and Leonid Leonov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anni Albers ranks 2,584 out of 6,142Before her are Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715), Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1753), Fritz Hofmann (1871), Bertha Krupp (1886), John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1627), and August Heissmeyer (1897). After her are Hans Graf von Sponeck (1888), Princess Mathilde of Saxony (1863), Andre Gunder Frank (1929), Walther Gerlach (1889), Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine (1843), and Rudolf Peierls (1907).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Anni Albers ranks 84Before her are Ambrosius Holbein (1494), Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881), Adolf Ziegler (1892), Christoph Amberger (1505), Carlos Schwabe (1866), and Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794). After her are Albrecht Adam (1786), Wilhelm Leibl (1844), Louise Catherine Breslau (1856), Abraham Mignon (1640), Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow (1789), and Ludwig Richter (1803).