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ID: 500097842
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500097842

 

Record Type: Person
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (American painter, 1900-1980)

Note: Hale Woodruff grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and first began creating art as the cartoonist for his high school newspaper. He studied at the John Herron Art Institute in 1926, but he left to study in France instead in 1927. There, Woodruff trained at the Académie Moderne and the Académie Scandinave. He later returned to the United States in 1931, where he began teaching in Atlanta University's art department. Woodruff stayed in Atlanta until 1946, when he began teaching at NUY. Woodruff gave up his teaching position in 1967, but he continued to create art until his death in 1980. Woodruff's art was influenced by both Cubism and African art.

Names:
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (preferred,V,index)
Hale Aspacio Woodruff (V,display)
Hale A. Woodruff (V)
Hale Woodruff (V)
Woodruff, Hale (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American
Black

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
muralist
printmaker
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cairo Junction (Alexander county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Rivera, Diego  
..................  (Mexican painter, 1886-1957) [500025126]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1900-1980) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American painter, 1900-1980) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1900-1980) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Hale Aspacio Woodruff ........ [VP]
...........................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 January 2005
Hale A. Woodruff ........ [VP]
.................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 65
Hale Woodruff ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 65
Woodruff, Hale ........ [Grove Art Preferred, MoMA]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art, VP Preferred]
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85176444
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 January 2005
....................  Havlice, Index to Artistic Biography (1973)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 65-68; 65
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85176444
....................  Two centuries of Black American art (1976) p.157
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 3:3631
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1989 necrol.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 2 July 2019
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 January 2005
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 65-68
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