Maria Lassnig

1919 - 2014

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Maria Lassnig (8 September 1919 – 6 May 2014) was an Austrian artist known for her painted self-portraits and her theory of "body awareness". She was the first female artist to win the Grand Austrian State Prize in 1988 and was awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art in 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Lassnig has received more than 97,345 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Maria Lassnig is the 1,221st most popular painter (down from 1,034th in 2019), the 666th most popular biography from Austria and the 20th most popular Austrian Painter.

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Among painters, Maria Lassnig ranks 1,221 out of 1,428Before her are Isaac Oliver, Wojciech Kossak, Kamal-ol-molk, Karl Schorn, Lorenz Frølich, and Igor Grabar. After her are Robert Henri, Childe Hassam, Václav Brožík, Richard Dadd, Juliusz Kossak, and Johann Köler.

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Among people born in 1919, Maria Lassnig ranks 187Before her are Tamara Toumanova, Robert Pinget, Alan Young, Lawrence Tierney, Mustai Karim, and Hans Hass. After her are John Ljunggren, Irmgard Seefried, R. M. Hare, Paavo Aaltonen, Rie Mastenbroek, and Nilla Pizzi. Among people deceased in 2014, Maria Lassnig ranks 207Before her are Atef Ebeid, Antoine Duhamel, Frans van der Lugt, Richard N. Frye, Saul Zaentz, and Yuri Lyubimov. After her are Gustavo Cerati, Said Akl, Harun Farocki, Wubbo Ockels, Tom Finney, and U. R. Ananthamurthy.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maria Lassnig ranks 666 out of 1,075Before her are Eugen Wüster (1898), Otto Herschmann (1877), Liane Haid (1895), Karl Schranz (1938), Hans Hass (1919), and Erich Eliskases (1913). After her are Anton Schall (1907), Rodolphe Hiden (1909), Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg (1899), Karl Markovics (1963), Franz Klammer (1953), and Lilia Skala (1896).

Among PAINTERS In Austria

Among painters born in Austria, Maria Lassnig ranks 20Before her are Ernst Fuchs (1930), Maria Wodzińska (1819), Otto Muehl (1925), Rudolf von Alt (1812), Franz Defregger (1835), and Josef Kriehuber (1800). After her are Tina Blau (1845), Albert Paris Gütersloh (1887), and Matthias Laurenz Gräff (1984).