Paul Strand

1890 - 1976

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Paul Strand (October 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976) was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century. In 1936, he helped found the Photo League, a cooperative of photographers who banded together around a range of common social and creative causes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Strand has received more than 287,374 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Paul Strand is the 38th most popular photographer (up from 41st in 2019), the 2,642nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,954th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Photographer.

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Among photographers, Paul Strand ranks 38 out of 105Before him are Jan Saudek, Berenice Abbott, Philippe Halsman, André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, Peter Lindbergh, and Hippolyte Bayard. After him are Jacques Henri Lartigue, Nan Goldin, Claude Cahun, Marc Riboud, Carl Van Vechten, and Lennart Nilsson.

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Among people born in 1890, Paul Strand ranks 83Before him are Louis Delluc, Victoria Ocampo, Norman Bethune, Solomon Mikhoels, Zeki Velidi Togan, and Adolf Schärf. After him are Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Clarence Brown, Evert Taube, Henrich Focke, Milunka Savić, and Harold Bride. Among people deceased in 1976, Paul Strand ranks 82Before him are Gregor Piatigorsky, Hans von Obstfelder, Paul Robeson, Orlando Letelier, Paul Morand, and Wilder Penfield. After him are Howlin' Wolf, Zhang Wentian, Tommy Bolin, Karl Schäfer, Sal Mineo, and Evert Taube.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Strand ranks 2,642 out of 15,968Before him are Dick Sargent (1930), Garry Marshall (1934), Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809), Wilder Penfield (1891), G. W. Bailey (1944), and Don Budge (1915). After him are Jesse Jackson (1941), Isiah Thomas (1961), Chuck Palahniuk (1962), Randy Newman (1943), Willy DeVille (1950), and Ted Nelson (1937).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Paul Strand ranks 12Before him are Richard Avedon (1923), Irving Penn (1917), Edward Weston (1886), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), and Berenice Abbott (1898). After him are Nan Goldin (1953), Carl Van Vechten (1880), William Klein (1928), Imogen Cunningham (1883), Herb Ritts (1952), and F. Holland Day (1864).