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ID: 500076873
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500076873

 

Record Type: Person
Thornton, Leslie (American filmmaker, born 1951)

Note: Studied with filmmakers Hollis Frampton, Stan Brakhage, Paul Sharits and Peter Kubelka at the State University of New York/Buffalo, and with Richard Leacock and Ed Pincus at MIT. Her work is created from archival and found footage, texts and soundtracks, best exemplified by her cycle "Peggy and Fred in Hell."
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Names:
Thornton, Leslie (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Leslie Thornton (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
filmmaker
author

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Oak Ridge (Anderson county, Tennessee, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Brakhage, Stan  
..................  (American filmmaker, 1933-2003) [500122419]
student of ....  Frampton, Hollis  
..................  (American filmmaker, 1936-1984) [500063853]
student of ....  Sharits, Paul  
..................  (American filmmaker, born 1943) [500065462]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Thornton, Leslie (I)

Biographies:
(American filmmaker, born 1951) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 20th c.) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, born 1951) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Leslie Thornton ........ [MoMA, VP]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Thornton, Leslie ........ [BHA Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 78057998; accessed 20 October 2005

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, MoMA, VP]
....................  Art Index (1929-) v.35
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Electronic Arts Intermix (2005-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n78057998
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n78057998
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 78057998; accessed 20 October 2005
....................  Tamblyn, Afterimage 15 (1987)
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2008) 244
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Electronic Arts Intermix (2005-) accessed 20 October 2005
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