Jean Arp

1886 - 1966

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Hans Peter Wilhelm Arp (16 September 1886 – 7 June 1966), better known as Jean Arp in English, was a German-French sculptor, painter and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Arp has received more than 642,060 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Jean Arp is the 13th most popular artist (down from 9th in 2019), the 484th most popular biography from France (down from 344th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Artist.

Jean Arp was a sculptor and painter who was known for her abstract work. She was born in Strasbourg, France, and studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

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Among artists, Jean Arp ranks 13 out of 125Before him are Hans Holbein the Younger, Victor Vasarely, Anders Zorn, Hiroshige, Joseph Beuys, and Yves Klein. After him are Käthe Kollwitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Theo van Doesburg, El Lissitzky, Luca Signorelli, and Marina Abramović.

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Among people born in 1886, Jean Arp ranks 12Before him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Manne Siegbahn, Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, and René Guénon. After him are Ernst Thälmann, Karl Barth, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Karl von Frisch, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, and George Mallory. Among people deceased in 1966, Jean Arp ranks 12Before him are Georges Lemaître, Sayyid Qutb, Sergei Korolev, Ken Miles, Sepp Dietrich, and Chester W. Nimitz. After him are Peter Debye, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Giuseppe Farina, Frits Zernike, Felix Steiner, and Cemal Gürsel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Arp ranks 484 out of 6,770Before him are Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Adolphe Adam (1803), Pierre Richard (1934), Carus (230), Patrick Modiano (1945), and Genevieve (423). After him are Jacques Delors (1925), Mireille Darc (1938), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Antoine of Navarre (1518), and Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714).

Among ARTISTS In France

Among artists born in France, Jean Arp ranks 3Before him are Marcel Duchamp (1887), and Yves Klein (1928). After him are Émile Gallé (1846), André Charles Boulle (1642), Nicholas of Verdun (1130), and Annette Messager (1943).