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Anselm Kiefer

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Anselm Kiefer (born 8 March 1945) is a German painter and sculptor. He studied with Peter Dreher and Horst Antes at the end of the 1960s. His works incorporate materials such as straw, ash, clay, lead, and shellac. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anselm Kiefer has received more than 826,669 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Anselm Kiefer is the 291st most popular painter (up from 407th in 2019), the 761st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,086th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Painter.

Anselm Kiefer is a German artist who is most famous for his paintings and sculptures.

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Among painters, Anselm Kiefer ranks 291 out of 1,421Before him are Gerrit Dou, Francesco Melzi, Max Beckmann, John Singer Sargent, Baldassare Peruzzi, and Adriaen van Ostade. After him are Paul Delvaux, Louis Wain, Frans Snyders, Marie Bashkirtseff, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, and Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

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Among people born in 1945, Anselm Kiefer ranks 47Before him are Slobodan Praljak, Itzhak Perlman, John Lithgow, Linda Hunt, Viktor Saneyev, and Steve Martin. After him are Dési Bouterse, Adly Mansour, Richard Thaler, John McAfee, Keith Jarrett, and José Feliciano.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anselm Kiefer ranks 761 out of 6,142Before him are Paul Blobel (1894), Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (1735), Ernst Chain (1906), Maria of Yugoslavia (1900), Bettina von Arnim (1785), and Paul Breitner (1951). After him are Ferdinand von Lindemann (1852), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Ernst Otto Fischer (1918), Wilhelm Hauff (1802), Peter Weiss (1916), and Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Anselm Kiefer ranks 22Before him are George Grosz (1893), Franz Stuck (1863), Hans von Aachen (1552), August Macke (1887), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), and Max Beckmann (1884). After him are Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Carl Spitzweg (1808), Oskar Schlemmer (1888), Max Liebermann (1847), and Stefan Lochner (1410).