LOS ANGELES, 22 January 2019 – Alfred Freddy Krupa has become the first living Croatian artist to be included on Ranker’s list of famous painters.
The only other Croatian artist to make the list was Jagoda Kaloper (1947-2016).
Ranker is a digital media company located in Los Angeles and claims to be one of the largest databases of opinions with more than 250 million votes gathered on over one million items. Ranker has hundreds of thousands of lists of opinions. These lists have been referenced as a source for many pop-culture publications.
Ranker describes the List of Famous Painters: “Who are the top painters in the world? This includes the most prominent painters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable painters is ordered by their level of prominence and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic painters were born and what their nationality is.
The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they’re all renowned painters. From reputable, prominent, and well-known painters to the lesser known painters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the painter field. If you want to answer the questions, “Who are the most famous painters ever?” and “What are the names of famous painters?” then you’re in the right place.”
Since 1990, Alfred Freddy Krupa works have been exhibited and presented around the globe. The painter’s work has attracted public and professional attention from the beginning. Since his first solo exhibition in 1990, Krupa as exhibited in USA (Detroit, Portland), UK (London), France (Paris), Germany (Munich), Hungary (Budapest), Australia (Orange NSA), China (Anshan), Pakistan (Karachi), Albania (Tirana), Spain (Ubeda), Italy (Fabriano), BiH (Sarajevo), Serbia (Belgrade, Valjevo), Slovenia (Ljubljana), Costa Rica (San Juan), Croatia (Zagreb, Split, Karlovac, Slavonski Brod, Koprivnica…) and many other places.
Krupa has been awarded in the USA, China, Brasil, Belgium, Rwanda, Croatia, Albania, Pakistan, and other states.
Within global contemporary art movement called “New Ink Art,” Krupa has presented his most notable works but he is also internationally appreciated at the painter of portraits.
Interviews and presentations of the painters work can be found in artistic publications and formal reference sources in Chile, France, Croatia, BiH, Germany, Italy, Slovenia (etc.) and collections of notable museum and art institutions like the Franklin Furnace-MoMA Artists Book Collection in New York, TATE Library Special Collection in London, Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (MSU) Library collection Rara, Silesian Museum in Katowice (Poland), Orange Regional Art Gallery (Australia), Modern Gallery in Zagreb (Croatia) and many others.
Over 300 various works by Krupa (created since 1991) can be seen at the visual encyclopedia WIKIART: https://www.wikiart.org/en/alfred-freddy-krupa