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ID: 500032357
 
Record Type: Person
Piene, Otto (German painter, 1928-2014)

Note: Piene was founder, with Heinz Mack and Günther Uecker, of the ZERO group, which collaborated with the Jean Tinguely, Yves Klein, and Lucio Fontana. Piene received the Sculpture Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, in 1996, and the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts in 2003. He represented Germany at the Venice Biennale in 1967 and 1971, and his work was included in Documenta in 1959, 1964, and 1977.

Names:
Piene, Otto (preferred,V,index,LC)
Otto Piene (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
printmaker
environmental artist
miscellaneous

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Bad Laasphe (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Mack, Heinz  1958-1961
................................  (German painter and sculptor, born 1931) [500006451]
collaborated with ....  Moorman, Charlotte  
................................  (American musician and performance artist, active 20th century) [500076417]
collaborated with ....  Uecker, Günther  
................................  (German sculptor, installation artist, and scenographer, born 1930) [500024882]
founder of ....  Zero  
..................  (International group of artists, active ca. 1957-1966) [500126108]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Piene, Otto (I)

Biographies:
(German painter, 1928-2014) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German artist, b.1928) ..... [BHA]
(German artist, 1928-) ..... [WCP]
(German artist, born 1928) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German sculptor, born 1928) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(German painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Otto Piene ........ [GRISC, VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Piene, Otto ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
........................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
....................  Clark Art Institute Library
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50009828
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50009828
....................  Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art (1973)
....................  Who's Who in Germany (1956-)
....................  Who's Who in the Arts: Germany, Austria & Switzerland (1978)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
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