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ID: 500028436
 
Record Type: Person
McLaughlin, John (American painter, 1898-1976)

Note: His exposure to Asian art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston had a profound influence. 1935 he moved to Japan, and studied the art and language. He returned to Boston in 1938, and opened The Tokaido, Inc., a gallery which specializing in Japanese prints Asiana. He studied Japanese at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, and served the United States Marine Corps in World War II as a translator. In addition to Japanese art and Eastern philosophy, he was influenced by European modernists such as Kasimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian. McLaughlin painted spare, minimalist canvases and was a core member of Southern California's Abstract Classicists, or hard-edge painters.

Names:
McLaughlin, John (preferred,V,index,LC)
John McLaughlin (V,display)
John K. McLaughlin (V)
McLaughlin, John D. (V)
Mclaughlin, John D. (V)
John D. Mclaughlin (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
art dealer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Sharon (Norfolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Dana Point (Orange county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Japan (Asia) (nation)

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

Biographies:
(American painter, 1898-1976) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1898-1976) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1898-1976) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1898-1976) ..... [WCI]
(American painter, 1898-1976) ..... [PROV]
(American painter, 1898-1976) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1898-) ..... [WCP]

Sources and Contributors:
John D. Mclaughlin ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
John K. McLaughlin ........ [PROV]
......................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
John McLaughlin ........ [VP]
.................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
McLaughlin, John ........ [GRL Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred]
...................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
...................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 6 Jan 2003
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50008313
McLaughlin, John D. ........ [BHA Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred]
........................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Mclaughlin, John D. ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Barron, California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History (1977)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 6 Jan 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... GRI (Getty Research Institute) [online] (2002-)
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