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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 producing his uncompromising, subversive visual work in 1969, using both video and performance. Throughout the 1970s, he focused primarily on sound pieces and installation, turning to sculptural installation in the 1980s. A retrospective exhibit and catalog was produced by the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art in 1980. American artist, New York, N.Y.

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:
founder of ....  Acconci Studio  
..................  (American architectural group, contemporary) [500121044]
related to ....  Inline Studio  
..................  (American architectural and planning firm, contemporary) [500272500]

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Acconci, Vito ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164; 980063
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  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

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Biennale di Venezia: 50th Exhibition (2003) 658
....................  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
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  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
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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