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ID: 500061622
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500061622

 

Record Type: Person
Frey, Viola (American sculptor and ceramicist, 1933-2004)

Note: Known for her large figurative, glazed clay sculptures that drew on Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and California Funk. Her work can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Names:
Frey, Viola (preferred,V,index,Dutch-P,NA)
Viola Frey (V,display)
Freij, Viola (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
painter
ceramicist
teacher  ....  at the California College of the Arts, 1965-1998

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Oakland (Alameda county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   from 1960  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Diebenkorn, Richard  
..................  (American painter, 1922-1993) [500025721]
student of ....  Rothko, Mark  
..................  (American painter, born in Russia, 1903-1970) [500014869]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Frey, Viola (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor and ceramicist, 1933-2004) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, painter, b.1933) ..... [BHA]
( sculptor, born 1933) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, 1933-2004) ..... [VP]
(American artist, 1933-) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Freij, Viola ........ [RKD]
..........................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 95052
Frey, Viola ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, RKD Preferred]
........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 95052
........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Viola Frey ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
......................  CAA News 30/1 (2005) 24
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, RKD, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  CAA News 30/1 (2005) 24
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81055908
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81055908
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 95052
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q7933014
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... CAA News 30/1 (2005) 24
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