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Joseph Kosuth

1945 - Today

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Joseph Kosuth (; born January 31, 1945) is an American conceptual artist, who lives in New York and London, after having resided in various cities in Europe, including Ghent and Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Kosuth has received more than 276,968 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Kosuth is the 374th most popular painter (down from 366th in 2019), the 1,272nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,199th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Painter.

Joseph Kosuth is most famous for his work in conceptual art and installation art. He is best known for his "One and Three Chairs" installation, which was created in 1969.

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Among painters, Joseph Kosuth ranks 374 out of 1,421Before him are John Bauer, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Hamilton, and Domenico Veneziano. After him are Lucian Freud, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, André Masson, Alexander Roslin, Gabriele Münter, and Marie Laurencin.

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Among people born in 1945, Joseph Kosuth ranks 65Before him are Joël Robuchon, Phil Jackson, Dirk Benedict, Bubba Smith, Pete Townshend, and Dennis Rader. After him are Laurent Gbagbo, Linda Lee Cadwell, Ken Hensley, Moncef Marzouki, Bette Midler, and Douglas Osheroff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Kosuth ranks 1,272 out of 18,182Before him are Joan Didion (1934), Dennis Rader (1945), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Irwin Shaw (1913), Anthony Mann (1906), and Cormac McCarthy (1933). After him are John Brown (1800), John Foster Dulles (1888), J. J. Cale (1938), Sam Cooke (1931), Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), and Chevy Chase (1943).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Joseph Kosuth ranks 10Before him are Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Man Ray (1890), Margaret Keane (1927), Norman Rockwell (1894), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), and Robert Rauschenberg (1925). After him are Grandma Moses (1860), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Bob Ross (1942), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Grant Wood (1891), and Bruce Nauman (1941).