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ID: 500026365
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500026365

 
Record Type: Person
Kurokawa, Kisho (Japanese architect, 1934-2007)

Note: Youngest of the founding members of the Metabolist movement. He realized many important projects in his career including the Kuala Lumpur airport, and an addition to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, but is perhaps most well known for his Nagakin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, a structure of stacked pod apartments. Japanese architect. Principal of Kisho Kurokawa, Architect and Associates.

Names:
Kurokawa, Kisho (preferred,V,index)
Kisho Kurokawa (V,display)
Kishō Kurokawa (V)
Kurokawa, Kishō (V)
Kurokawa, Noriaki Kisho (V)
Kurokawa, Kisho N. (V)
Kurokawa, Kisho Noriaki (V)

Nationalities:
Japanese (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
author
theorist
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Nagoya (Aichi, Japan) (inhabited place)
Died:  Tokyo (Tōkyō, Japan) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Awazu, Kiyoshi  
......................  (Japanese graphic designer, born 1929) [500125899]
colleague of ....  Ekuan, Kenji  
......................  (Japanese industrial designer and author, 1929-2015) [500128018]
colleague of ....  Kikutake Kiyonori  
......................  (Japanese architect, 1928-2011) [500065799]
colleague of ....  Maki, Fumihiko  
......................  (Japanese architect, born 1928) [500030522]
colleague of ....  Otaka, Masato  
......................  (Japanese architect, born 1923) [500108342]
member of ....  Kisho Kurokawa, Architect and Associates  
................  (Japanese architectural firm, active from 1962) [500249876]
student of ....  Tange, Kenzo  
..................  (Japanese architect, 1913-2005) [500004256]

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

Biographies:
(Japanese architect, 1934-2007) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Japanese architect. Principal of Kisho Kurokawa, Architect and Associates, 1934-) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese architect, b.1934) ..... [BHA]
(Japanese architect, 1934-2007) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese architect, 1934-2007) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Japanese artist, 1934-2007) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Kisho Kurokawa ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Kishō Kurokawa ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kurokawa, Kisho ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Kurokawa, Metabolism in Architecture (1977)
................................  Pogrebin, Kisho Kurokawa, New York Times (2007) obit.
................................  Wallace, Kisho Kurakawa, Los Angeles Times (2007) obit.
Kurokawa, Kishō ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 October 2007
Kurokawa, Kisho N. ........ [AVERY]
.....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Kurokawa, Kisho Noriaki ........ [AVERY]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Kurokawa, Noriaki Kisho ........ [BHA]
...............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-) 1989 suppl.
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79138958
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 October 2007
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Kurokawa, Metabolism in Architecture (1977)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79138958
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  National Union Catalog (1970-) 1975
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Pogrebin, Kisho Kurokawa, New York Times (2007) obit.
....................  The International Who's Who (1935-)
....................  Wallace, Kisho Kurakawa, Los Angeles Times (2007) obit.
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
.......... Pogrebin, Kisho Kurokawa, New York Times (2007)
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