Dan Flavin

1933 - 1996

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Dan Flavin (April 1, 1933 – November 29, 1996) was an American minimalist artist famous for creating sculptural objects and installations from commercially available fluorescent light fixtures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan Flavin has received more than 328,719 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Dan Flavin is the 90th most popular sculptor (up from 97th in 2019), the 2,667th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,815th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Dan Flavin ranks 90 out of 189Before him are François Duquesnoy, Kresilas, Agoracritus, César Baldaccini, Apollonius of Tralles, and Polykleitos the Younger. After him are Adolf von Hildebrand, Leone Leoni, Thutmose, Germain Pilon, Antonio Rossellino, and Anna Mahler.

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Among people born in 1933, Dan Flavin ranks 141Before him are Will Sampson, Gloria Foster, Otto Barić, Charlie Wilson, Cissy Houston, and Félicien Kabuga. After him are Julie Newmar, Michel Hidalgo, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Marcos Alonso, Miloš Milutinović, and Viktor Patsayev. Among people deceased in 1996, Dan Flavin ranks 92Before him are Lo Wei, Stavros Niarchos, Karl Frenzel, Amos Tversky, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, and Jonathan Larson. After him are David Packard, Infanta María Cristina of Spain, Christopher Robin Milne, Gerry Mulligan, Hyman Minsky, and Idries Shah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan Flavin ranks 2,667 out of 18,182Before him are John Connally (1917), Edwin Sutherland (1883), John C. Calhoun (1782), Annie Proulx (1935), Richard Beymer (1938), and John W. Campbell (1910). After him are Joseph E. Johnston (1807), Tito Puente (1923), Philip Abelson (1913), Jeff Daniels (1955), Ben Bernanke (1953), and James M. Cain (1892).

Among SCULPTORS In United States

Among sculptors born in United States, Dan Flavin ranks 4Before him are Alexander Calder (1898), Isamu Noguchi (1904), and Robert Smithson (1938). After him are Walter De Maria (1935), Robert Morris (1931), Dennis Oppenheim (1938), Anna Coleman Ladd (1878), Duane Hanson (1925), Jacob Epstein (1880), Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875), and Charles Marion Russell (1864).