Helen Frankenthaler

1928 - 2011

Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited her work for over six decades (early 1950s until 2011), she spanned several generations of abstract painters while continuing to produce vital and ever-changing new work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helen Frankenthaler has received more than 473,134 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,066th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Helen Frankenthaler ranks 1,065 out of 1,258Before her are Mikoláš Aleš, Pavel Fedotov, Édouard Detaille, Karel Škréta, Bohumil Kubišta, and Edwin Austin Abbey. After her are Alexey Venetsianov, James Turrell, Rudolf von Alt, Milena Pavlović-Barili, Johann Köler, and Maurice Boitel.

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Among people born in 1928, Helen Frankenthaler ranks 257Before her are Anthony Franciosa, Natalie Zemon Davis, Stuart Whitman, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Pierre Étaix, and Anatoly Filipchenko. After her are Paul Johnson, Karl Mai, William Martínez, Frank Frazetta, Giacomo Biffi, and José Bonaparte. Among people deceased in 2011, Helen Frankenthaler ranks 176Before her are Charles T. Kowal, Lena Nyman, Josip Katalinski, Max van der Stoel, Alfonso Cano, and Ingvar Wixell. After her are Thorbjørn Svenssen, Wiel Coerver, Gerry Rafferty, Shammi Kapoor, José Alencar, and Harry Morgan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Helen Frankenthaler ranks 3,919 out of 12,171Before her are Jerome Kern (1885), Tony Hawk (1968), Edwin Austin Abbey (1852), Albert Collins (1932), Bill Goldberg (1966), and Edwin Catmull (1945). After her are Peter Cetera (1944), Ted Nugent (1948), Elizabeth Banks (1974), Jim Gray (1944), Andrea Dworkin (1946), and Alvan Graham Clark (1832).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Helen Frankenthaler ranks 49Before her are Robert Motherwell (1915), Max Weber (1881), Richard Estes (1932), John Trumbull (1756), Benjamin West (1738), and Edwin Austin Abbey (1852). After her are James Turrell (1943), Frank Frazetta (1928), George Catlin (1796), Henry Hill (1943), Mark Tobey (1890), and Edward Ruscha (1937).