Tyrus Wong

1910 - 2016

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Tyrus Wong (October 25, 1910 – December 30, 2016) was a Chinese-born American artist. He was a painter, animator, calligrapher, muralist, ceramicist, lithographer and kite maker, as well as a set designer and storyboard artist. One of the most-influential and celebrated Asian-American artists of the 20th century, Wong was also a film production illustrator, who worked for Disney and Warner Brothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tyrus Wong has received more than 1,028,349 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Tyrus Wong is the 71st most popular artist (down from 57th in 2019), the 818th most popular biography from China (down from 675th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Artist.

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Among artists, Tyrus Wong ranks 71 out of 77Before him are Eric Gill, Sergei Sviatchenko, Joseph Smit, Alex Grey, Genco Gulan, and John Butler Yeats. After him are Borka Pavićević, Vanessa Beecroft, Peter Sellars, Petr Pavlensky, Neil Harbisson, and Oksana Shachko.

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Among people born in 1910, Tyrus Wong ranks 292Before him are Dolly Haas, Mae Clarke, David Lack, Vere Bird, Govan Mbeki, and Bill Pickering. After him are Steven S. DeKnight, Irene Sharaff, Elizabeth Allan, Hector Dyer, Lucille Ricksen, and Constance Cummings. Among people deceased in 2016, Tyrus Wong ranks 420Before him are Sverre Kjelsberg, Velimir Sombolac, Berta Cáceres, Terry Wogan, François Dupeyron, and Erwin Hahn. After him are Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, Bertil Roos, Eddie Keizan, Donald E. Williams, Roger Cicero, and Sharon Jones.

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In China

Among people born in China, Tyrus Wong ranks 818 out of 1,186Before him are Zhu Chen (1976), Ma Jian (1953), Sun Li (1982), Chen Danqing (1953), Zhu Jianhua (1963), and Victoria Song (1987). After him are He Pingping (1988), Han Geng (1984), Yuja Wang (1987), Kong Linghui (1975), Jin Xing (1967), and Xu Jinglei (1974).

Among ARTISTS In China

Among artists born in China, Tyrus Wong ranks 3Before him are Ai Weiwei (1957) and Hu Zhengyan (1584).