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ID: 500001384
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500001384

 

Record Type: Person
Lassaw, Ibram (American sculptor, 1913-2003)

Note: Sculptor known for his abstract metal sculptures. Lassaw was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Russian émigré parents, he went to the U.S. in 1921 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. He became a US citizen in 1928. Lassaw disavowed representational art in the 1930s and became part of what would be called "The New York School" with his friends with Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning. In 1951, he had his first solo exhibition at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Manhattan. His work can be found in the collections of such museums as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Names:
Lassaw, Ibram (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Ibram Lassaw (V,display)
לאסאו, איברם (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Russian
Egyptian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor

Gender: male

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Lassaw, Ibram (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, 1913-2003) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, b.1913) ..... [BHA]
(American sculptor, b.1913) ..... [GRLPA]
(Egyptian sculptor, born 1913) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, 1913-2003) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1913-2003) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born Egypt. 1913-2003) ..... [MoMA]
(sculptor, born 1913) ..... [IMJ]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
לאסאו, איברם ........ [IMJ]
........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
Ibram Lassaw ........ [CL-Courtauld, MoMA, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Lassaw, Ibram ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, IMJ Preferred, MoMA Preferred]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  CAA News 29/2 (2004) 23
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 90007547
............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, IMJ, MoMA, VP]
....................  Archives of Amer. Art Directory of resources
....................  CAA News 29/2 (2004) 23
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr90007547
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr90007547
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... CAA News 29/2 (2004) 23
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