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ID: 500014538
 
Record Type: Person
Acconci, Vito (American performance and video artist, born 1940)

Note: After receiving an MFA from the University of Iowa, Acconci began his career as a poet. He began producing visual work in 1969, with photography, video, and performance. He is considered a founder of the practice of performance and video art. In the mid-1970s he began practicing as an architect and designer, working on projects for public spaces including public parks, rest areas, and buildings . A retrospective exhibit and catalog was produced by the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art in 1980. He also taught and lectured in art schools during his career. In 1992, with the architect Steven Holl, Acconci created a facade for the Storefront for Art and Architecture; a series of panels that open onto the sidewalk in lower Manhattan.

Names:
Acconci, Vito (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Vito Acconci (V,display)
Acconci, Vito Hannibal (V)
Acconi, Vito (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
performance artist
video artist
architect
poet

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Holl, Steven  
................................  (American architect, born 1947) [500004830]
collaborated with ....  Mayer, Bernadette  
................................  (American poet, born 1945) [500080700]
founder of ....  Acconci Studio  
..................  (American architectural group, contemporary) [500121044]
related to ....  Inline Studio  
..................  (American architectural and planning firm, contemporary) [500272500]
spouse of ....  Mayer, Rosemary  
................  (American sculptor and graphic artist, 1943-2014) [500106364]

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

Biographies:
(American performance and video artist, born 1940) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, b.1940) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, b.1940) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, born 1940) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, born 1940) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1940) ..... [AVERY]
(American sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1940) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Acconci, Vito ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164; 980063
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Kennedy, Vito Acconci, New York Times (2017) obit.
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 87937711
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL87937711, accessed 14 April 2010
............................  Witt Computer Index database
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Acconci, Vito Hannibal ........ [Grove Art, VP]
.............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 March 2003
Acconi, Vito ........ [GRL]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 87937711
Vito Acconci ........ [GRISC, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Biennale di Venezia: 50th Exhibition (2003) 658
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n87937711
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 27 May 2004; accessed 4 March 2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n87937711
....................  Neue Galerie Graz, Rewind/ Fast Forward (2009) 50
....................  P.S. 1 MoMA [online] (2003) accessed 27 May 2004
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 25 November 2003
.......... Kennedy, Vito Acconci, New York Times (2017) obit.
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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