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ID: 500003632
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500003632

 
Record Type: Person
Arman (French sculptor and painter, 1928-2005)

Note: Born Armand Pierre Fernandez November 17, 1928, in Nice. A prominent member of the Nouveau Réalistes in the 1960s. Relocated to New York City in 1973. He is known primarily for sculptures made from accumulations of found, like objects. His first solo exhibitions were in London and Paris, 1956. He exhibited internationally at the Venice Biennale, Documenta 4, Kassel, and Expo 67, Montreal. He first exhibited in the United States at the Cordier Ekstrom Gallery in 1961. There have been two retrospectives of his work: at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, 1964, and at the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain in Nice, 2004. He acquired United States citizenship in 1973 but retained his French citizenship as well.

Names:
Arman (preferred,V,display,LC)
Arman, Fernandez (V)
Fernandez Arman (V)
Fernandez, Armand (V)
Armand Fernandez (V)
Fernandez, Armand Pierre (V)
Arman, Arman Pierre (U)
Arman, Armand P. (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
French

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
painter
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Nice (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
citizenship:   1973-2005  United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  César  
......................  (French sculptor, 1921-1998) [500024535]
member of ....  Nouveaux Réalistes  
................  (French and European group of artists, 1960-1963) [500124735]

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

Biographies:
(French sculptor and painter, 1928-2005) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, painter, b.1928) ..... [BHA]
(French artist, 1928-) ..... [WCP]
(French artist, 1928-2005) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
( sculptor, born 1928) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, 1928-2005) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1928-2005) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born France. 1928-2005) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Arman ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.............  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
.............  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
.............  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50002668
.............  Witt Library, Authority files
Arman, Armand P. ........ [MoMA]
.................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
Arman, Arman Pierre ........ [GRL]
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50002668
Armand Fernandez ........ [BHA, VP]
..................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Arman, Fernandez ........ [VP, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Fernandez Arman ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Fernandez, Armand ........ [BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50002668
Fernandez, Armand Pierre ........ [VP]
.................................................  Artprice (1987-) "Fernandez, Armand Pierre." Accessed 07/15/04
.................................................  Johnson, Arman, New York Times (2005) accessed 25 October 2005

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Artprice (1987-) "Fernandez, Armand Pierre." Accessed 07/15/04
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50002668
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Johnson, Arman, New York Times (2005) accessed 25 October 2005
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50002668
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Undocumented source
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1984
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Johnson, Arman, New York Times (2005) accessed 25 October 2005
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