Yves Klein

1928 - 1962

Yves Klein

Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist and an important figure in post-war European art. He was a leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yves Klein has received more than 813,381 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular artist.

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Among artists, Yves Klein ranks 11 out of 61Before him are M. C. Escher, Jean Arp, Jusepe de Ribera, Roy Lichtenstein, Victor Vasarely, and Joseph Beuys. After him are Hans Holbein the Younger, Hiroshige, El Lissitzky, Luca Signorelli, Theo van Doesburg, and Käthe Kollwitz.

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Among people born in 1928, Yves Klein ranks 20Before him are Agnès Varda, Osamu Tezuka, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Jeanne Moreau, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and Didi. After him are Zbigniew Brzezinski, Kim Yong-nam, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alvin Toffler, Martin Cooper, and Jean-Marie Le Pen. Among people deceased in 1962, Yves Klein ranks 12Before him are Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Karen Blixen, Lucky Luciano, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur Compton, and Georges Bataille. After him are Georgios Papanikolaou, Gaston Bachelard, Stuart Sutcliffe, Auguste Piccard, Princess Marie Bonaparte, and Michael Curtiz.

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In France

Among people born in France, Yves Klein ranks 381 out of 4,109Before him are Louis IV of France (920), Édouard Daladier (1884), Theodor Eicke (1892), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), and Georges Bataille (1897). After him are Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Fernand Léger (1881), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), Marie Thérèse of France (1778), and Giambologna (1529).

Among ARTISTS In France

Among artists born in France, Yves Klein ranks 3Before him are Marcel Duchamp (1887) and Jean Arp (1886). After him are Émile Gallé (1846).

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