Oskar Schlemmer

1888 - 1943

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Oskar Schlemmer (4 September 1888 – 13 April 1943) was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923, he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working at the workshop of sculpture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oskar Schlemmer has received more than 642,592 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Oskar Schlemmer is the 390th most popular painter (down from 340th in 2019), the 1,077th most popular biography from Germany (down from 933rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular German Painter.

Oskar Schlemmer is most famous for his work as a choreographer and dancer with the Bauhaus school in Germany.

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Over the past year Oskar Schlemmer has had the most page views in the with 30,723 views, followed by English (28,697), and Spanish (5,898). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latvian (48.97%), Catalan (35.08%), and Alemannic (34.81%)


Among painters, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 390 out of 2,023Before him are Armand Guillaumin, Friedrich von Amerling, Aleksandra Ekster, Lorenzo Costa, François Clouet, and Koloman Moser. After him are Giambattista Pittoni, Bartholomeus Spranger, Ferdinand Bol, Thomas Cole, Gino Severini, and Frederic Edwin Church.

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Among people born in 1888, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 49Before him are Josef Albers, Ernst Heinkel, Ernst Kretschmer, Carin Göring, August Kubizek, and Irving Berlin. After him are Max Steiner, John Foster Dulles, Thea von Harbou, Heinrich Neuhaus, Georgios Papandreou, and Tôn Đức Thắng. Among people deceased in 1943, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 34Before him are Etty Hillesum, Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal, Hans Scholl, Franz Oppenheimer, Mordechai Anielewicz, and André Antoine. After him are Viktor Lutze, Lydia Litvyak, Luz Long, Nicholas J. Spykman, Pavel Milyukov, and Otto Jespersen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 1,077 out of 7,253Before him are Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1845), Wolfgang Overath (1943), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine (1823), Margaret II, Countess of Hainaut (1311), and Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823). After him are Viktor Lutze (1890), Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden (1755), Joseph Pilates (1883), Erich Auerbach (1892), Pierre Littbarski (1960), and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 32Before him are Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), Stefan Lochner (1410), and Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789). After him are Max Klinger (1857), Lucian Freud (1922), Adam Elsheimer (1578), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), Erich Heckel (1883), and Konrad Witz (1400).