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 303,258 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Dan Flavin is the 97th most popular sculptor (down from 90th in 2019), the 2,816th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,538th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Dan Flavin ranks 97 out of 190Before him are Antoine-Louis Barye, Antonio Rossellino, Lorenzo Bartolini, John Flaxman, Georg Rafael Donner, and Properzia de' Rossi. After him are Walter De Maria, Germain Pilon, Daniel Buren, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Anna Mahler, and Hendrick de Keyser.

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Among people born in 1933, Dan Flavin ranks 148Before him are Cissy Houston, Azeglio Vicini, Ronald Evans, Félicien Kabuga, Julie Newmar, and Sandra Milo. After him are Ludovico Scarfiotti, Doyle Brunson, Andrei Voznesensky, James Rosenquist, Hossein Nasr, and Joachim Meisner. Among people deceased in 1996, Dan Flavin ranks 96Before him are Jack Churchill, Jo Van Fleet, Idries Shah, Shams Pahlavi, Hans Blumenberg, and Annabella. After him are Leo Joseph Suenens, Amos Tversky, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Brunó Ferenc Straub, Bartel Leendert van der Waerden, and Tito Okello.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan Flavin ranks 2,816 out of 15,968Before him are Roger B. Chaffee (1935), Chazz Palminteri (1952), James W. Christy (1938), John Basilone (1916), Megan Fox (1986), and Al Martino (1927). After him are Roy Cohn (1927), Henry Wilson (1812), Gloria Grahame (1923), Charles Koch (1935), David Huddleston (1930), and Jay Wright Forrester (1918).

Among SCULPTORS In United States

Among sculptors born in United States, Dan Flavin ranks 6Before him are Alexander Calder (1898), Robert Smithson (1938), Isamu Noguchi (1904), Robert Morris (1931), and Dennis Oppenheim (1938). After him are Walter De Maria (1935), Anna Coleman Ladd (1878), Jacob Epstein (1880), Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875), Edmonia Lewis (1844), and Daniel Chester French (1850).