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ID: 500115749
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115749

 

Record Type: Person
White, Charles (American painter, printmaker, 1918-1979)

Note: Noted as one of the most celebrated and influential African American artists of the twentieth century. Born in Chicago and was educated at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Arts Students league of New York. He spent most of his career between Los Angeles and Chicago. His work, which is mainly figural, deals with the stuggles of African-Americans and humanity.

Names:
White, Charles (preferred,V,index,LC)
Charles White (V,display)
White, Charles Wilbert (V)
Charles Wilbert White (V)
Charles White III (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
printmaker
painter
muralist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Chicago Ridge (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  White, Ian  
................  (American painter and muralist, contemporary) [500073917]
spouse of ....  Catlett, Elizabeth  
................  (American sculptor and printmaker, 1915-2012) [500011840]
teacher of ....  Marshall, Kerry James  
..................  (American painter and collagist, born 1955) [500116210]
teacher of ....  Wyatt, Richard  
..................  (American muralist, born 1956) [500054637]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  White, Charles (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, printmaker, 1918-1979) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American printmaker 1918-1979) ..... [GRLPA]
(American painter, printmaker, 1918-1979) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1918-1980) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1918-1980) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1918-1979) ..... [MoMA]
(American artist) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Charles White ........ [MoMA, VP]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 132
Charles White III ........ [MoMA Preferred]
.....................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
Charles Wilbert White ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
White, Charles ........ [GRLPA Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Dunitz, Street Gallery (1993)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 82098906
..............................  Now Dig This! Hammer (2012)
..............................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
..............................  Witt Computer Index database
White, Charles Wilbert ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPA, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.............................................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 11 November 2002
.............................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
.............................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, MoMA, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 11 November 2002
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Dunitz, Street Gallery (1993)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82098906
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 132
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82098906
....................  NY Times obit.
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 132-133
.......... Now Dig This! Hammer (2012) accessed 27 March 2018
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 3:3538-3539
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