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 596,036 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Oskar Schlemmer is the 292nd most popular painter (down from 289th in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 713th in 2019) and the 24th 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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Among painters, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 292 out of 1,428Before him are Antoni Tàpies, Franz Stuck, Carel Fabritius, Peder Severin Krøyer, Claude Joseph Vernet, and Paul Delaroche. After him are Robert Rauschenberg, John Singer Sargent, Sebastiano del Piombo, David Teniers the Younger, Carl Spitzweg, and Léon Bakst.

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Among people born in 1888, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 38Before him are Maurice Chevalier, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Josef Albers, Georges Bernanos, and Ernst Kretschmer. After him are Richard E. Byrd, Herbert Spencer Gasser, Carin Göring, August Kubizek, John Foster Dulles, and Katherine Mansfield. Among people deceased in 1943, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 26Before him are Alexandre Millerand, Max Wertheimer, Władysław Sikorski, Gustav Vigeland, Maurice Denis, and Leslie Howard. After him are Lydia Litvyak, Etty Hillesum, Julius Fučík, Max Reinhardt, Otto Jespersen, and Viktor Lutze.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 743 out of 5,289Before him are Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (1797), Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738), Werner Forssmann (1904), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574), Wied, Prince of Albania (1876), and Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793). After him are Bruno Walter (1876), Fritz Haarmann (1879), Markus Wolf (1923), Hugo Junkers (1859), Hermann Cohen (1842), and Princess Wilhelmine of Baden (1788).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Oskar Schlemmer ranks 24Before him are Max Liebermann (1847), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), Lucian Freud (1922), Hans von Aachen (1552), and Franz Stuck (1863). After him are Carl Spitzweg (1808), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789), Konrad Witz (1400), Adam Elsheimer (1578), and Hendrik Goltzius (1558).