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ID: 500332036
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500332036

 

Record Type: Person
Laffoley, Paul (American painter, 1935-2015)

Note: Boston painter often called a visionary artist. The subjects of his paintings included mathematics, time travel, and extraterrestrial life. His canvases were often annotated with texts drawn from a variety of sources. He studied at Harvard and Brown University, where he was an assistant to Frederick Kiesler. He was briefly employed by Andy Warhol at his original factory studio to watch television.
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Names:
Laffoley, Paul (preferred,V,index,LC)
Paul Laffoley (V,display)
Laffoley, Paul George, Jr. (VBN)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
architect

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Kiesler, Frederick  
......................  (American architect and painter of Austrian birth, 1890-1965) [500031038]
employee of ....  Warhol, Andy  
....................  (American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker, 1928-1987) [500006031]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Laffoley, Paul (I,U)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1935-2015) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, born 1940) ..... [ARTstor]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Laffoley, Paul ........ [ARTstor Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP]
..............................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
..............................  Artnet [online] (2003-)
..............................  Grimes, Paul Laffoley, New York Times (2015) obit.
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) nr99038730
Laffoley, Paul George, Jr. ........ [VP]
....................................................  Grimes, Paul Laffoley, New York Times (2015) obit.
Paul Laffoley ........ [ARTstor, GRISC]
............................  Artnet [online] (2003-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  LARRY

Subject: ........ [ARTstor, GRISC, VP]
....................  Artnet [online] (2003-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-)
.......... Grimes, Paul Laffoley, New York Times (2015) obit.
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