Igor Mitoraj

1944 - 2014

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Igor Mitoraj (Polish pronunciation: [ˈiɡɔr miˈtɔraj]; 26 March 1944 – 6 October 2014) was a Polish artist and sculptor. Known for his fragmented sculptures of the human body often created for large-scale public installations, he is considered one of the most internationally recognized Polish sculptors. Mitoraj was born on 26 March 1944 in Oederan, Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Mitoraj has received more than 175,791 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Igor Mitoraj is the 89th most popular sculptor (down from 63rd in 2019), the 2,143rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,806th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Igor Mitoraj ranks 89 out of 258Before him are Bonanno Pisano, Marino Marini, César Baldaccini, Polykleitos the Younger, Desiderio da Settignano, and Adolf von Hildebrand. After him are Properzia de' Rossi, Stefano Maderno, Nikolaus Gerhaert, Jean de Chelles, Leone Leoni, and Kresilas.

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Among people born in 1944, Igor Mitoraj ranks 195Before him are Steve Fossett, Robert Powell, Peter Cetera, Kay Parker, Dennis Farina, and Oqil Oqilov. After him are Karen Armstrong, Kelly Bishop, John Glover, Adrian Smith, Rocío Dúrcal, and Marie-France Pisier. Among people deceased in 2014, Igor Mitoraj ranks 115Before him are Shulamit Aloni, Ken Takakura, Marina Ginestà, Alice Herz-Sommer, Alice Babs, and Carlos Páez Vilaró. After him are Edward Herrmann, Ralph Waite, Go Seigen, Viktor Tikhonov, Alicia Rhett, and Tommy Ramone.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Igor Mitoraj ranks 2,143 out of 7,253Before him are Johannes Oecolampadius (1482), Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609), Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1564), Rachel Félix (1821), Hanns Kerrl (1887), and Horst Hrubesch (1951). After him are Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken (1704), Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust (1809), Michael Lippert (1897), Rudolf Rocker (1873), and Horst-Dieter Höttges (1943).

Among SCULPTORS In Germany

Among sculptors born in Germany, Igor Mitoraj ranks 6Before him are Veit Stoss (1450), Tilman Riemenschneider (1460), Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736), Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764), and Adolf von Hildebrand (1847). After him are Christian Daniel Rauch (1777), Adam Kraft (1450), Clara Westhoff (1878), Georg Kolbe (1877), Rebecca Horn (1944), and Rudolf Belling (1886).