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ID: 500031038
 
Record Type: Person
Kiesler, Frederick (American architect and painter of Austrian birth, 1890-1965)

Note: Kiesler worked with the architect Adolf Loos (1870-1933) in Vienna in 1920. He joined the Dutch de Stijl group with Van Doesberg, J.P. Oud and Mondrian in Leyden, Netherlands, in 1923. Kiesler emigrated to the United States in 1926; he was naturalized in 1936. Kiesler changed the spelling of his first name, Friedrich, to Frederick when he emigrated to the United States. Kiesler worked in partnership with Harvey Wiley Corbett in New York in 1926-1928. In 1930, he founded the architectural firm The Planners Institute, which was incorporated in 1934. He also worked with Armand Bastos, as Kiesler and Bartos, in New York from 1957 until his death. American architect, theater designer, sculptor; emigrated from Vienna in 1926.

Names:
Kiesler, Frederick (preferred,V,index,LC)
Frederick Kiesler (V,display)
Kiesler, Frederick John (V)
Frederick John Kiesler (V)
Kiesler, Frederick J. (V)
Kiesler, Frédéric (V)
Kiesler, Frederich (V)
Kiesler, Friedrich (V)
Ḳisler, Fredriḳ (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Austrian
Romanian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
architect
draftsman
sculptor
scenographer
furniture designer
writer

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   1926-1965  United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Bartos, Armand  
..................  (American architect, 1911-2005) [500088791]
partner of ....  Corbett, Harvey Wiley  
..................  (American architect, 1873-1954) [500021552]
spouse of ....  Kiesler, Lillian  
................  (American artist and patron, died 2001) [500356270]
worked with ....  Loos, Adolf  
....................  (Austrian architect, designer, and theorist, 1870-1933) [500023721]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kiesler, Frederick (I)

Biographies:
(American architect and painter of Austrian birth, 1890-1965) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
( sculptor, 1890-1965) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(Austrian architect, sculptor, painter in USA, ca.1890-1965) ..... [BHA]
(American and Romanian architect, sculptor, theatre designer and draftsman; born Romania, 1890; died New York (City) (New York, United States), 1965) ..... [CCA]
(American architect, 1890-1965) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1890-1965) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1890-1965) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Frederick John Kiesler ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Frederick Kiesler ........ [AVERY, GRISC, GRL, VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kiesler, Frédéric ........ [CCA]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kiesler, Frederich ........ [GRL, VP]
......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Kiesler, Frederick ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
......................................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82004203
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 82004203
Kiesler, Frederick J. ........ [AVERY, GRL]
...........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82004203
Kiesler, Frederick John ........ [AVERY, BHA Preferred, CCA, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art, VP]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Kiesler, Friedrich ........ [AVERY, GRL, VP]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82004203
Ḳisler, Fredriḳ ........ [GRL]
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82004203

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  ARTnews 64 (1966)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Library Catalog (1968)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1980)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 10 April 2014
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 11 June 2002
....................  His Contemporary art applied to the store and its display.
....................  His Friedrich Kiesler, 1988:
....................  Internationale Ausstellung Neuer Theatertechnik (1975, 1924)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 82004203
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  New York Times (28 December 1965)
....................  Philips, Frederick Kiesler (1989) 141
....................  Phillips and Bogner, Frederick Kiesler (1989)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) 1961; v.4
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Wood, Surreal Things: Surrealism and Design (2007) 354
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, GRL]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1980)
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Philips, Frederick Kiesler (1989) 141, 144
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