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 641,145 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Anselm Kiefer is the 408th most popular painter (down from 391st in 2019), the 1,086th most popular biography from Germany (down from 987th in 2019) and the 37th 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 408 out of 1,428Before him are Giovanni Boldini, Valentin Serov, Hans Burgkmair, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Vasily Perov, and Fernand Khnopff. After him are Michael Pacher, Albert Anker, Nicolai Abildgaard, Jean Clouet, Lorenzo Costa, and Enrique Simonet.

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Among people born in 1945, Anselm Kiefer ranks 60Before him are Adly Mansour, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Linda Hunt, Bette Midler, Joseph Kosuth, and Carmen Maura. After him are Debbie Harry, Marsha P. Johnson, Laurent Gbagbo, Jeremy Rifkin, Ilija Petković, and Bubba Smith.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anselm Kiefer ranks 1,086 out of 5,289Before him are Franz Josef Strauss (1915), Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946), Robert Siodmak (1900), Georg Böhm (1661), Pierre Littbarski (1960), and Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875). After him are Ernst Heinkel (1888), Gerhard Herzberg (1904), Caroline of Brunswick (1768), Otto Rasch (1891), Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse (1896), and Friedrich Jeckeln (1895).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Anselm Kiefer ranks 37Before him are Stefan Lochner (1410), Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876), Erich Heckel (1883), Max Klinger (1857), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), and Hans Burgkmair (1473). After him are Wilhelm Busch (1832), Wolf Vostell (1932), Veit Stoss (1450), Gabriele Münter (1877), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), and Anselm Feuerbach (1829).