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ID: 500037027
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037027

 

Record Type: Person
Clift, William (American photographer, born 1944)

Note: Born 5 January 1944. From 1963 to 1971, Clift worked as a freelance commercial photographer in partnership with Steve Gersh, under the name Helios. The studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts specialized in architectural photography. Clift was commissioned by the Massachusetts Council on the Arts in 1970 to produce an extensive photographic document on the Old Boston City Hall. In 1971 Clift moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has since worked there as a freelance photographer. From 1975 to 1976, Clift produced photographs of Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, and of American court houses. Clift photographed Mont-Saint-Michel, France in 1977 and again in 1981-1982. In 1984 Clift was commissioned to photograph the New York State capital at Albany, and also the Hudson River Highlands.

Names:
Clift, William (preferred,V,index,LC)
William Clift (V,display)
Clift, William Brooks, III (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1963-1971  Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   from 1971  Santa Fe (Santa Fe county, New Mexico, United States) (inhabited place)

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

Biographies:
(American photographer, born 1944) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(American photographer, b.1944) ..... [BHA]
(artist, born 1944) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born 1944) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Clift, William ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 88655357
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Clift, William Brooks, III ........ [CCA]
......................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
William Clift ........ [CCA, MoMA]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, MoMA]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Babington Smith Dictionary of Contemporary artists (1981)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Clift, Certain Places (1987)
....................  Clift, Cirriculum Vitae (1985)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n88655357
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1982-1983
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n88655357
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Clift, Certain Places (1987)
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