Sculptors in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 310

  • 1907-01-05 Willi Soukop, sculptor and member of Royal Academy of Arts, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • 1907-04-12 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2003)
  • 1908-08-23 Hannah Frank, Scottish artist and sculptor, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2008)
  • 1908-11-23 Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
  • 1908-12-22 Max Bill, Swiss architect & artist (Ruban Sans Fin), born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1994)
  • 1909-02-21 Hans Erni, Swiss painter and sculptor, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • 1909-04-30 F. E. McWilliam [Frederick Edward], Northern-Irish surrealist sculptor (Four Seasons Group), born in Banbridge, County Down (d. 1992)
  • 1910-03-12 Wilhelmus L Reijers, sculptor
  • 1911-03-25 Willy Anthoons, Flemish sculptor (Mystic verheffing)
  • 1911-06-04 Austin Andrew Wright, British sculptor, born in Chester, England (d. 1997)
  • 1911-12-25 Louise Bourgeois, French American artist (Femme Maison), born in Paris, France (d, 2010)
  • 1912-04-29 Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor, born in Milan (d. 1995)
  • 1912-06-04 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (great iron sculptures), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1993)
  • 1912-06-17 Wessel Couzijn, Dutch sculptor and cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument), born in Amsterdam (d. 1984)
  • 1912-09-23 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1913-11-02 Ivor Roberts-Jones, British sculptor (known for sculpted heads of Yehudi Menuhin and George Thomas), born in Oswestry, England (d. 1996)
  • 1914-03-04 Robert R. Wilson, American physicist, sculptor and architect (d. 2000)
  • 1915-03-12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • 1915-04-13 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, born in Devon, England (d. 1994)
  • 1915-04-15 Elizabeth Catlett, African-American sculptor and print maker (Mother and Child), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 1915-05-06 May Henriquez-Alvarez, Curacao Dutch sculptor, born in Curacao (d. 1999)
  • 1915-08-02 Johan Limpers, Dutch sculptor and resistance fighter, born in Heemstede, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1915-08-30 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor (d. 1992)
  • 1915-11-11 Bernhard Heiliger, German artist and sculptor, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1995)
  • 1915-12-29 John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)
  • 1916-07-18 Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor, born in Leeds, England (d. 2002)
  • 1917-10-05 Robert Adams, English sculptor and designer, born in Far Cotton, Northampton (d. 1984)
  • 1919-04-27 Walter Ritchie, British sculptor (Man's Struggle), born in Coventry, England (d. 1997)
  • 1920-07-23 Marcel Maeyer, Belgian sculptor and graphic artist, born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • 1920-10-06 Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005)
  • 1921-03-16 Anne Truitt [Anne Dean], American sculptor, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2004)
  • 1921-04-06 Franta Belsky, British sculptor
  • 1922-01-21 Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor
  • 1922-10-18 Richard Stankiewicz, US sculptor (1974 Akston Award, 1966 Brandeis)
  • 1922-12-01 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
  • 1923-06-12 Marta Pan, Hungarian-French sculptor (Great spiral), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2008)
  • 1923-12-13 Antoni Tapies, Spanish painter, sculptor and theorist (Dau al Set), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • 1923-12-18 Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter
  • 1924-01-12 Jan Willem Radecker, Dutch sculptor & son of John Raedecker, born in Schoorl, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • 1924-03-07 Eduardo Paolozzi, British sculptor (Hydra)
  • 1924-03-20 Hermann Guggiari, Paraguay, engineer and sculptor (Rejas, NNUU)(d.2012)
  • 1924-04-05 Mart Kempers, Dutch graphic artist and sculptor, born in Enschede, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1924-06-20 Fritz Koenig, German sculptor (Sphere at World Trade Center), born in Wurzburg (d. 2017)
  • 1924-11-26 George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1924-11-27 Theresa R van der Pant, sculptor
  • 1925-01-17 Duane Hanson, US sculptor
  • 1925-05-22 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects), born in Fribourg, Switzerland (d. 1991)
  • 1925-10-26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), born in Oegstgeest, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • 1927-01-20 Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2017)
  • 1927-02-09 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
  • 1927-03-10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • 1927-07-04 Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida, Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor (Trapeze, Falcon Crest), born in Subiaco, Italy
  • 1927-07-13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • 1927-10-23 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
  • 1927-10-27 Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, born in Fairfield, Washington (d. 1994)
  • 1928-01-31 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
  • 1928-04-28 Yves Klein, French sculptor and painter, born in Nice, France (d. 1962)
  • 1928-05-11 Yaacov Agam, Israeli sculptor
  • 1928-06-03 Donald Judd, American sculptor (minimal art)
  • 1928-07-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • 1928-10-12 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1928-10-27 Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2013)
  • 1929-02-09 Clement Meadmore, Australian-born sculptor (d. 2005)
  • 1930-04-12 Manuel Neri, American sculptor (life-size figurative sculptures), born in Sanger, California
  • 1930-05-15 Jasper Johns, painter/sculptor (Green Target), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1930-05-22 Marisol (Maria Sol) Escobar, Venezuelan sculptor, born in Paris, France (d. 2016)
  • 1930-06-12 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor artist (KLM-Schiphol), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1930-06-19 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
  • 1930-07-20 Arthur U Spronken, sculptor
  • 1930-10-29 Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France (d. 2002)
  • 1930-11-14 Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker
  • 1930-11-16 Alice Adams, American sculptor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-02-09 Robert Morris, American sculptor and painter, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1931-02-23 Tom Wesselmann, American collage artist and sculptor (Great American Nudes) (d. 2004)
  • 1931-07-11 Herman de Vries, Dutch sculptor
  • 1932-01-12 Alain Teister, Dutch writer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1933-03-04 John W Mills, British sculptor
  • 1933-04-01 Dan Flavin, American minimalist sculptor, born in New York City (d. 1996)
  • 1933-09-28 Miguel Berrocal, Sculptor (d. 2006)
  • 1934-05-21 Phillip King, British sculptor
  • 1935-09-12 Richard H Hunt, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935-09-16 Carl Andre, American sculptor (minimal/conceptual art), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 1935-10-10 Ousmane Sow, Senegalese sculptor, born in Dhakar (d. 2016)
  • 1936-01-11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1936-02-04 Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
  • 1939-02-04 Jacques Charlier, Belgian sculptor
  • 1939-02-08 Gerrit Lakmaaker, sculptor/painter (Leidsepleingroep)
  • 1939-03-17 Jim Gary, American sculptor (d. 2006)
  • 1939-11-02 Richard Serra, American sculptor and video artist, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1941-03-09 Ger van Elk, Dutch sculptor, born in Amsterdam (d. 2014)
  • 1941-05-09 Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)
  • 1941-05-26 John Kaufman, sculptor
  • 1941-09-20 Dale Chihuly, American glass sculptor (Louis Tiffany Award 1967), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1941-11-24 John de Andrea, US sculptor
  • 1943-06-25 Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, Dutch sculptor, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1944-01-09 Ian Hornak, American artist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1945-11-23 Jerry Harris, American sculptor
  • 1947-02-19 Ferdousi Priyabhashini, Bangladeshi sculptor (Independence Day Award-2010), born in Khulna District, British India (d. 2018)
  • 1948-09-23 Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
  • 1949-08-15 Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor, born in Bangor, Wales

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 275 of 275

  • 1985-05-12 Jean Debuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), dies at 83

Person of interestGeorgia O’Keeffe

1986-03-06 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
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  • 1986-07-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter and sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
  • 1986-08-31 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), dies at 88
  • 1986-12-04 Reuben Nakian, US sculptor, dies at 89
  • 1988-04-17 Louise Nevelson, sculptor, dies of brain tumor at 88
  • 1988-12-30 Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), dies at 84
  • 1991-02-14 Arno Breker, German architect and sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
  • 1991-06-09 Charles Loloma, painter/sculptor, dies
  • 1991-08-30 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor artist (KLM-Schiphol), dies at 61
  • 1991-08-30 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (moving objects), dies at 66
  • 1992-05-10 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor, dies at 76
  • 1992-05-13 F. E. McWilliam [Frederick Edward], Northern-Irish surrealist sculptor (Four Seasons Group), dies at 83
  • 1993-01-26 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (large iron sculptures), dies at 80
  • 1993-03-24 Peter Roovers, Dutch sculptor/teacher (war monuments), dies at 90
  • 1993-04-16 John P W Meefout, sculptor (Laying wife), dies at 77
  • 1993-04-18 Dame Elisabeth Frink, English sculptor & printmaker, dies of cancer aged 62
  • 1993-09-01 Hew Lorimer, British sculptor, dies at 86
  • 1993-11-23 Gerarda Rueter, Dutch sculptor, dies at 89
  • 1993-11-24 Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • 1993-11-26 Mart Kempers, Dutch graphic artist and sculptor, dies at 69
  • 1994-02-27 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • 1994-06-10 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Back seat of a '38 Dodge), dies at 66
  • 1994-06-10 Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, dies at 66
  • 1994-08-14 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, dies at 79
  • 1994-09-14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • 1994-09-28 Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, dies at 96
  • 1994-10-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
  • 1994-12-09 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • 1995-02-08 Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor, dies at 88
  • 1995-02-13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1995-03-05 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • 1995-03-21 Etienne Martin, French sculptor, dies at 82
  • 1995-09-06 Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor, dies at 83
  • 1995-09-13 Francesco Messina, Italian sculptor, dies at 94
  • 1995-10-26 Bernhard Heiliger, German artist and sculptor, dies at 79
  • 1996-01-06 Duane Hanson, American sculptor and artist, dies at 70
  • 1996-11-29 Dan Flavin, American minimalist sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1996-12-09 Ivor Roberts-Jones, British sculptor (known for sculpted heads of Yehudi Menuhin and George Thomas), dies at 83
  • 1997-02-12 Walter Ritchie, British sculptor (Man's Struggle), dies at 77
  • 1997-02-22 Austin Andrew Wright, British sculptor, dies at 85
  • 1998-02-25 Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87
  • 1999-03-10 Oswaldo Guayasamin, Ecuadorian paintor and sculptor (b. 1919)
  • 2000-06-09 George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), dies at 75
  • 2002-01-22 Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor, dies at 85
  • 2002-03-12 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Quebec painter and sculptor (b. 1923)
  • 2002-12-09 Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
  • 2003-01-27 Louis Archambault, Quebec sculptor (b. 1915)
  • 2003-06-03 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), dies at 96
  • 2004-11-19 Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (b. 1914)
  • 2005-04-19 Clement Meadmore, Australian sculptor (b. 1929)
  • 2005-07-16 Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (b. 1920)
  • 2005-07-27 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), dies at 76
  • 2006-01-14 Jim Gary, American sculptor (b. 1939)
  • 2006-05-31 Miguel Berrocal, sculptor (b. 1933)
  • 2006-07-07 Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)
  • 2007-02-04 Jules Olitski, Ukrainian-born American abstract painter and sculptor (b. 1922)
  • 2007-10-19 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), dies at 81
  • 2008-02-09 Jazeh Tabatabai, Iranian avant-garde painter, poet and sculptor. (b. 1931)
  • 2008-10-12 Marta Pan, Hungarian-French sculptor (Great spiral), dies at 85
  • 2009-07-06 Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915)
  • 2010-06-07 Omar Rayo, Colombian painter, sculptor, caricaturist and plastic artist. (b. 1928)
  • 2011-03-29 Ângelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (b. 1938)
  • 2012-01-01 Hermann Guggiari, Paraguayan engineer & sculptor, dies at 88
  • 2012-02-06 Antoni Tapies, Spanish painter, sculptor and theorist (Dau al Set) dies at 88
  • 2012-04-02 Elizabeth Catlett, African-American sculptor and print maker (Mother and Child), dies at 96
  • 2013-04-09 David Hayes, American sculptor, dies from leukemia at 82
  • 2013-09-14 Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, dies at 84
  • 2015-03-15 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, dies at 87
  • 2016-04-30 Marisol (Maria Sol) Escobar, Venezuelan sculptor, dies at 85
  • 2016-12-01 Ousmane Sow, Senegalese sculptor, dies at 81
  • 2017-02-22 Fritz Koenig, German sculptor (Sphere at World Trade Center), dies at 92
  • 2017-02-25 Boaz Vaadia, Israeli-born sculptor who worked in America, dies of cancer at 65
  • 2018-03-06 Ferdousi Priyabhashini, Bangladeshi sculptor (Independence Day Award-2010), dies at 71