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ID: 500352650
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500352650

 

Record Type: Person
Hansen, Al (American collagist and performance artist, 1927-1995)

Note: Member of Fluxus, and key figure and founder of Happenings in New York from the 1960s. He created collages from discarded candy wrappers and cigarette butts. He was the author of 'A Primer of Happenings and Time Space Art,' 1965. He worked with the Living Theater and established his own gallery: Third Rail Gallery, and experimental venue that existed wherever he happened to reside.

Names:
Hansen, Al (preferred,U,index,LC)
Al Hansen (U,display)
Hansen, Alfred Earl (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
collagist
performance artist
composer (music)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Poons, Larry  
................................  (American painter, born 1937) [500019976]
friend of ....  Ono, Yoko  
................  (Japanese-American conceptual artist, born 1933) [500115959]
member of ....  Fluxus  
................  (International group of artists, active 1960s-late 1970s) [500125040]
student of ....  Cage, John  
..................  (American composer and writer, 1912-1992) [500092036]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hansen, Al (I,U)

Biographies:
(American collagist and performance artist, 1927-1995) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1927-1995) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Al Hansen ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Hansen, Al ........ [GRISC Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 88679880
Hansen, Alfred Earl ........ [VP]
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 88679880

Subject: ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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