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ID: 500100221
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500100221

 

Record Type: Person
Mason, John (American sculptor, 1927-2019)

Note: American sculptor who is credited with helping to expand the use of ceramics in the context of fine art. He was born Alva John Henry Jr. but changed his last name when he was adopted by his mother's second husband.
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Names:
Mason, John (preferred,V,index)
John Mason (V,display)
Henry, Alva John, Jr. (VBN)
Alva John Henry Jr. (VBN)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
ceramicist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Madrid (Perkins county, Nebraska, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Carlsbad (San Diego county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
worked with ....  Voulkos, Peter  
....................  (American ceramicist and sculptor, 1924-2002) [500081144]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Mason, John (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, 1927-2019) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, b.1927) ..... [BHA]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alva John Henry Jr. ........ [VP]
......................................  New York Times [online] (2000-) obit.
Henry, Alva John, Jr. ........ [VP]
..........................................  New York Times [online] (2000-) obit.
John Mason ........ [GRISC, VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Mason, John ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred]
........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Fogg Museum Library Catalogue (1971)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79062830
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79062830
....................  New York Public Library, Catalog of Art & Architecture (1975)
....................  Radical Past (1999) 111
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... New York Times [online] (2000-) obit. 7 February 2019
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