Marianne Brandt

1893 - 1983

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Marianne Brandt (1 October 1893 – 18 June 1983) was a German painter, sculptor, photographer, metalsmith, and designer who studied at the Bauhaus art school in Weimar and later became head of the Bauhaus Metall-Werkstatt (Metal Workshop) in Dessau in 1927. Today, Brandt's designs for household objects such as lamps and ashtrays are considered timeless examples of modern industrial design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marianne Brandt has received more than 116,191 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Marianne Brandt is the 44th most popular artist, the 1,885th most popular biography from Germany and the 9th most popular German Artist.

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Among artists, Marianne Brandt ranks 44 out of 77Before her are Theo Jansen, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Janco, James Montgomery Flagg, Hermann Nitsch, and Bruno Munari. After her are Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Judy Chicago, William Etty, Vito Acconci, Robert Indiana, and Gottfried Helnwein.

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Among people born in 1893, Marianne Brandt ranks 79Before her are Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, Gaston Julia, Merian C. Cooper, Dragiša Cvetković, Roman Ingarden, and Dean Acheson. After her are Dorothy Parker, Gillis Grafström, Vera Brittain, Ben Hecht, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, and Israel Joshua Singer. Among people deceased in 1983, Marianne Brandt ranks 61Before her are László Budai, Salo Flohr, Karen Carpenter, Tino Rossi, Carolyn Jones, and Ross Macdonald. After her are Miguel Alemán Valdés, Vladimir Gelfand, Ralph Richardson, Ivan Vinogradov, Ira Gershwin, and Jean Rey.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Marianne Brandt ranks 1,885 out of 5,289Before her are Augustin Bea (1881), Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia (1000), Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609), Wilhelm Beer (1797), Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke (1819), and Peter Schreier (1935). After her are Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1771), Siegfried Marcus (1831), Wilhelm Adam (1877), George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1605), Christoph Probst (1919), and Oskar Barnack (1879).

Among ARTISTS In Germany

Among artists born in Germany, Marianne Brandt ranks 9Before her are Kurt Schwitters (1887), Josef Albers (1888), Ulay (1943), Bernt Notke (1435), Méret Oppenheim (1913), and John Heartfield (1891).