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ID: 500007310
 
Record Type: Person
Niemeyer, Oscar (Brazilian architect, 1907-2012)

Note: Brazilian architect best known for designing the government buildings of Brasília, in collaboration with Le Corbusier and his teacher and colleague Lúcio Costa. In 1939, he collaborated with Costa on the Brazilian Pavilion for the New York World’s Fair. He joined Le Corbusier again in designing the United Nations complex in Manhattan, along with the Soviet architect Nikolai D. Bassov and Max Abramovitz of New York. He worked to the end of his life. His Museum of Contemporary Art in Niterói, near Rio, which opened in 1996, was critically well received. He was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1988.

Names:
Niemeyer, Oscar (preferred,V,index,LC)
Oscar Niemeyer (V,display)
Niemeyer Soares, Oscar (V)
Niemeyer Soares Filho, Oscar (V)
Soares, Filho, Oscar Niemeyer (V)
Niemeyer, Oscard (V)
Oscard Niemeyer (V)
Nimeĭer, Oskar (U)
Soares Filho, Oscar Niemeyer (U)
Filho, Oscar Niemeyer Soares (U)
Soares, Ribeiro de Almeida (U)
Almeida Soares, Ribeiro de (U)
Нимейер, Оскар (U)

Nationalities:
Brazilian (preferred)
South American

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Reznik, David  1944-1948
..........................  (Israeli architect, born 1923) [500073945]
collaborated with ....  Giorgi, Bruno  ca. 1946
................................  (Brazilian sculptor, 1905-1993) [500118097]
collaborated with ....  Le Corbusier  
................................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]
student of ....  Costa, Lúcio  
..................  (Brazilian architect, 1902-1998) [500033205]

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

Biographies:
(Brazilian architect, 1907-2012) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Brazilian architect) ..... [Grove Art]
(Brazilian architect, born 1907) ..... [BHA]
(Brazilian architect, 1907-) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, born 1907) ..... [GRL]
(Brazilian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Brazilian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Brazilian architect, born 1907) ..... [AVERY]
( architect, born 1907) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Almeida Soares, Ribeiro de ........ [GRL]
...................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Filho, Oscar Niemeyer Soares ........ [GRL]
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Niemeyer, Oscar ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 December 2003
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
................................  Ouroussoff, Oscar Niemeyer, New York Times (2012)
Niemeyer, Oscard ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Niemeyer Soares Filho, Oscar ........ [GRL, Grove Art, VP]
........................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 December 2003
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Niemeyer Soares, Oscar ........ [AVERY, GRL]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Nimeĭer, Oskar ........ [GRL]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Oscard Niemeyer ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Oscar Niemeyer ........ [GRL, VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Soares, Filho, Oscar Niemeyer ........ [AVERY]
..........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Soares Filho, Oscar Niemeyer ........ [GRL]
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Soares, Ribeiro de Almeida ........ [GRL]
...................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357
Нимейер, Оскар ........ [GRL]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82013357

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 December 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Ouroussoff, Oscar Niemeyer, New York Times (2012) obit.
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  The International Who's Who (1935-) 1978
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who's Who in Architecture: 1400-Present (1977)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Ouroussoff, Oscar Niemeyer, New York Times (2012) obit.
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