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ID: 500017645
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500017645

 

Record Type: Person
Evans, Donald (American painter and architect, 1945-1977)

Note: Known for his miniature watercolor paintings mimicing postage stamps of invented locales that reflected his personal interests and obsessions. He held a degree in architecture from Cornell University, and worked for Richard Meier's firm, but quit in 1972 to pursue his artwork in Holland. He died at 31 in an apartment fire in Amsterdam.

Names:
Evans, Donald (preferred,V,index,LC)
Donald Evans (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
graphic artist
architect
mail artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Morristown (Middlesex county, New Jersey, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Meier, Richard  
....................  (American architect, born 1934) [500031375]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Evans, Donald (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and architect, 1945-1977) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1945-1977) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, active 1972-1977) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Donald Evans ........ [GRISC, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Evans, Donald ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 80084737
............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon. Internationale K├╝nstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 29 May 2007
....................  Art in America 65/4 (1977)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80084737
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80084737
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... New York Review of Books [online] (2015-) http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1981/may/14/the-album-of-donald-evans/
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