Roberto Matta

1911 - 2002

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Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβeɾto ˈmata]; November 11, 1911 – November 23, 2002), better known as Roberto Matta, was one of Chile's best-known painters and a seminal figure in 20th century abstract expressionist and surrealist art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Matta has received more than 259,798 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Roberto Matta is the 719th most popular painter (down from 614th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Chile (down from 24th in 2019) and the most popular Chilean Painter.

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Among painters, Roberto Matta ranks 719 out of 1,428Before him are David Teniers the Elder, Liang Kai, Wifredo Lam, Cindy Sherman, Jean-Baptiste Isabey, and Bartolomeo Vivarini. After him are Antonio Vivarini, Arthur Rackham, Francesco Squarcione, Will Sampson, John Collier, and Sophie Gengembre Anderson.

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Among people born in 1911, Roberto Matta ranks 92Before him are Simone Simon, André Claveau, Hans von Ohain, Prince Carl Bernadotte, André Leroi-Gourhan, and Lucille Ball. After him are Renée Simonot, Hans Woellke, Jehan Alain, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Józef Cyrankiewicz, and Koçi Xoxe. Among people deceased in 2002, Roberto Matta ranks 82Before him are Juan Antonio Bardem, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, J. Lee Thompson, Dee Dee Ramone, Geraldine of Albania, and Katy Jurado. After him are Fernando Belaúnde Terry, David Riesman, Lionel Hampton, Ruth Handler, Agatha Barbara, and Nguyễn Văn Thuận.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Roberto Matta ranks 28 out of 225Before him are Elías Figueroa (1946), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Raúl Ruiz (1941), Humberto Maturana (1928), and Jorge Medina (1926). After him are Nicanor Parra (1914), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Orlando Letelier (1932), Arturo Vidal (1987), Francisco Varela (1946), and Gabriel González Videla (1898).

Among PAINTERS In Chile

Among painters born in Chile, Roberto Matta ranks 1