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ID: 500077890
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500077890

 

Record Type: Person
Driskell, David Clyde (American scholar, painter, and curator, 1931-2020)

Note: David Clyde Driskell is an African-American painter born in Georgia whose painting are influenced by his experience as a visting professor at the University of Ife in Nigeria. An exhibition he curated at LACMA in 1976 is regarded as a landmark in the study of black artists and their role in American art history.

Names:
Driskell, David Clyde (preferred,V,index)
David Clyde Driskell (V,display)
Driskell, David C. (U,LC)
Driskell, David (U)
David C. Driskell (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
teacher
art historian

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Eatonton (Putnam county, Georgia, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Nashville-Davidson (Davidson county, Tennessee, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Bearden, Romare  
......................  (American painter, printmaker, 1911-1988) [500007871]
student of ....  Jones, Lois  
..................  (African-American painter, designer, and teacher, 1905-1998) [500034910]
student of ....  Louis, Morris  
..................  (American painter, 1912-1962) [500012330]
student of ....  Porter, James A.  
..................  (American painter, illustrator, and designer, 1905-1970) [500122086]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Driskell, David Clyde (I)

Biographies:
(American scholar, painter, and curator, 1931-2020) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, b.1931) ..... [BHA]
(artist) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
David C. Driskell ........ [GRL, VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
David Clyde Driskell ........ [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Driskell, David ........ [GRL]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83183149
Driskell, David C. ........ [GRL Preferred]
.....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83183149
Driskell, David Clyde ........ [BHA Preferred]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRL, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83183149
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 151-152
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83183149
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:965
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 151-152
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:965
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