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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. 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 232,387 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Magdalena Abakanowicz is the 59th most popular sculptor (up from 67th in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from Poland (down from 344th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Polish Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 59 out of 189Before her are Andreas Schlüter, Chares of Lindos, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Bernardo Rossellino, Antenor, and Katarzyna Kobro. After her are Robert Smithson, Igor Mitoraj, Wäinö Aaltonen, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, Francesco Laurana, and Bonanno Pisano.

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Among people born in 1930, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 124Before her are John Frankenheimer, Rahmon Nabiyev, John Young, Tanya Savicheva, Kinji Fukasaku, and Ted Hughes. After her are Frank Lucas, Yves Rocher, Ruth Rendell, Mary Quant, Tony Lip, and Akiyuki Nosaka. Among people deceased in 2017, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 101Before her are Peter Abrahams, Bruce McCandless II, Bill Paxton, Yisrael Kristal, Azzedine Alaïa, and Jannis Kounellis. After her are Loalwa Braz, Dick Bruna, Juan Goytisolo, Hiroto Muraoka, Tsutomu Hata, and Michael Parks.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 351 out of 1,454Before her are Barbara Brylska (1941), Arthur Greiser (1897), Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702), Lukas Podolski (1985), Martin Opitz (1597), and Michał Kalecki (1899). After her are Roman Dmowski (1864), Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz (1860), Wilhelm Kube (1887), Andreas Gryphius (1616), Roman Ingarden (1893), and Daniel Olbrychski (1945).

Among SCULPTORS In Poland

Among sculptors born in Poland, Magdalena Abakanowicz ranks 3Before her are Józef Gosławski (1908) and Andreas Schlüter (1660). After her are Alina Szapocznikow (1926).