Dennis Oppenheim

1938 - 2011

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Dennis Oppenheim (September 6, 1938 – January 21, 2011) was an American conceptual artist, performance artist, earth artist, sculptor and photographer. Dennis Oppenheim's early artistic practice is an epistemological questioning about the nature of art, the making of art and the definition of art: a meta-art that arose when strategies of the Minimalists were expanded to focus on site and context. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Oppenheim has received more than 89,254 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Dennis Oppenheim is the 90th most popular sculptor (up from 101st in 2019), the 2,753rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,750th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Dennis Oppenheim ranks 90 out of 190Before him are Polykleitos the Younger, Leone Leoni, Antoine Coysevox, Vulca, Giuseppe Prinzi, and Thutmose. After him are Antoine-Louis Barye, Antonio Rossellino, Lorenzo Bartolini, John Flaxman, Georg Rafael Donner, and Properzia de' Rossi.

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Among people born in 1938, Dennis Oppenheim ranks 156Before him are Derviş Eroğlu, Philippe Nahon, Karel Svoboda, Goh Kun, Giant Baba, and Willy Claes. After him are Violetta Villas, Jan Assmann, Perry Anderson, Mohammed Gammoudi, Sergei Novikov, and James W. Christy. Among people deceased in 2011, Dennis Oppenheim ranks 106Before him are David Wilkerson, Jimmy Savile, Diane Cilento, Roman Opałka, Anne McCaffrey, and Jackie Cooper. After him are Violetta Villas, Inese Jaunzeme, Hidemaro Watanabe, Paul Baran, Nikolai Andrianov, and Christopher Hitchens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Oppenheim ranks 2,753 out of 15,968Before him are Rob Schneider (1963), Thomas F. Wilson (1959), Kamehameha III (1814), Jason Momoa (1979), George Smith (1941), and Edgar Snow (1905). After him are Miguel Ferrer (1955), John Barth (1930), Gloria Leonard (1940), Robert B. Laughlin (1950), David Eddings (1931), and Johnny Carson (1925).

Among SCULPTORS In United States

Among sculptors born in United States, Dennis Oppenheim ranks 5Before him are Alexander Calder (1898), Robert Smithson (1938), Isamu Noguchi (1904), and Robert Morris (1931). After him are Dan Flavin (1933), Walter De Maria (1935), Anna Coleman Ladd (1878), Jacob Epstein (1880), Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875), Edmonia Lewis (1844), and Daniel Chester French (1850).