Magdalena Abakanowicz

1930 - 2017

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Marta Magdalena Abakanowicz-Kosmowska (20 June 1930 – 20 April 2017) was a Polish sculptor and fiber artist of Tartar descent. She was known for her use of textiles as a sculptural medium and her outdoor installations. She is widely regarded as one of Poland's most internationally acclaimed artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magdalena Abakanowicz has received more than 208,872 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Magdalena Abakanowicz is the 67th most popular sculptor (down from 66th in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from Poland (down from 339th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Polish Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 67 out of 190Before her are Andreas Schlüter, Andrea Sansovino, Yaacov Agam, David d'Angers, Francesco Laurana, and Agoracritus. After her are Johann Gottfried Schadow, Robert Morris, Apollonius of Tralles, Kresilas, Bonanno Pisano, and Jean Goujon.

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Among people born in 1930, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 124Before her are Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Viktor Tikhonov, Bo Widerberg, Frank Lucas, and Colin Dexter. After her are Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Akiyuki Nosaka, Tanya Savicheva, Ted Hughes, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Thomas P. Stafford. Among people deceased in 2017, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 102Before her are Brian Aldiss, Tobe Hooper, Anne Wiazemsky, Jean d'Ormesson, Albert Speer, and Colin Dexter. After her are Loalwa Braz, Dick Bruna, Violet Brown, Jannis Kounellis, Don Rickles, and Peter Abrahams.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 344 out of 1,231Before her are Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria (1457), Siemomysł (922), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Jerzy Popiełuszko (1947), Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1755), and Jan Długosz (1415). After her are Samuel Goldwyn (1879), Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz (1893), Mieszko III the Old (1126), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Artur Schnabel (1882), and Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834).

Among SCULPTORS In Poland

Among sculptors born in Poland, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 3Before her are Józef Gosławski (1908) and Andreas Schlüter (1660).