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Cy Twombly

1928 - 2011

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Edwin Parker "Cy" Twombly Jr. (; April 25, 1928 – July 5, 2011) was an American painter, sculptor and photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cy Twombly has received more than 1,198,293 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Cy Twombly is the 472nd most popular painter (up from 521st in 2019), the 1,596th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,743rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Cy Twombly ranks 472 out of 1,421Before him are André Charles Boulle, Grant Wood, Arshile Gorky, Bruce Nauman, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, and Pietro Longhi. After him are Andrea Solari, Zinaida Serebriakova, Ma Yuan, Rachel Ruysch, Theophanes the Greek, and Anton Mauve.

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Among people born in 1928, Cy Twombly ranks 93Before him are Patrick McGoohan, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Fats Domino, James Earl Ray, Musa al-Sadr, and Paulo Mendes da Rocha. After him are Hans Modrow, Walter Mondale, Robert Sheckley, Sol LeWitt, Arman, and Christa Ludwig. Among people deceased in 2011, Cy Twombly ranks 68Before him are Linda Christian, Richard Winters, Dev Anand, Ante Marković, Aristides Pereira, and William Lipscomb. After him are Gunter Sachs, Itamar Franco, Johannes Heesters, Tom Gehrels, Sergei Bagapsh, and Yelena Bonner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cy Twombly ranks 1,596 out of 18,182Before him are George Clinton (1739), Steve McCurry (1950), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), R. L. Stine (1943), Chyna (1969), and Ed White (1930). After him are Sterling Hayden (1916), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Raoul Walsh (1887), Elijah Muhammad (1897), and Lou Ferrigno (1951).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Cy Twombly ranks 17Before him are Grandma Moses (1860), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Bob Ross (1942), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Grant Wood (1891), and Bruce Nauman (1941). After him are Frank Stella (1936), Sol LeWitt (1928), Richard Serra (1939), Asher Brown Durand (1796), Andrew Wyeth (1917), and Donald Judd (1928).