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ID: 500330912
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500330912

 

Record Type: Person
Scharf, William (American painter, 1927-2018)

Note: Often categorized as a late generation Abstract Expressionist painter. He was known for his biomorphic and geometric forms, and vivid color. Scharf studied painting under Wyeth at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. During World War II, he served in the US Army, then returned to Pennsylvania to finish his studies at the academy and to take classes at the Barnes Foundation. Scharf assited Rothko with his mural project for the Rothko Chapel. He taught at a number of institutions including the School of Visual Arts in New York, the San Francisco Art Institute, Stanford University, the Pratt Institute, and the Arts Students League in New York.

Names:
Scharf, William (preferred,V,index)
William Scharf (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
educator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Media (Delaware county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
friend of ....  Rothko, Mark  
................  (American painter, born in Russia, 1903-1970) [500014869]
student of ....  Wyeth, N. C.  
..................  (American painter and illustrator, 1882-1945) [500029772]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Scharf, William (I,U)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1927-2018) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, born 1927) ..... [ARTstor]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Scharf, William ........ [ARTstor Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP]
................................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Smithsonian American Art Museum [online] (2004)
William Scharf ........ [ARTstor, GRISC]
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Smithsonian American Art Museum [online] (2004)

Subject: ........ [ARTstor, GRISC, VP]
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Smithsonian American Art Museum [online] (2004)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
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