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ID: 500036768
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Record Type: Person
Sutnar, Ladislav (American and Czech designer, 1897-1976)

Note: Sutnar was the leader of the Prague based group of artists and designers known as "Cooperative Work" which became the leading proponent of Czech functionalist design. He also designed books, textiles, flatware, porcelain, and glassware. From 1928 to the late 1930s, Sutnar collaborated with photographer Josef Sudek. Sudek photographed the products designed by Sutnar for the magazines published by "Cooperative Work". In 1939, Sutnar emigrated to New York City, where he worked as an advertising, display, and industrial designer. American and Czech designer.

Names:
Sutnar, Ladislav (preferred,V,index)
Ladislav Sutnar (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Czech

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
graphic designer
industrial designer
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Plzeň (Plzeňský Kraj, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1920 - 1939  Prague (Praha, Hlavní Město, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)
active:   1939 - ca. 1969  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Funke, Jaromír  ca. 1930s
................................  (Czech photographer and theorist, 1896-1945) [500005599]
collaborated with ....  Sudek, Josef  from 1928 to late 1930s
................................  (Czech photographer, 1896-1976) [500021756]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Sutnar, Ladislav (I)

Biographies:
(American and Czech designer, 1897-1976) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American and Czech photographer, designer, industrial designer and graphic designer; born Pilsen (Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic), 1897; died New York (City) (New York, United States), 1976) ..... [CCA]
(American designer, 1891-1976) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born Bohemia (now Czech Republic). 1897-1976) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Ladislav Sutnar ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Sutnar, Ladislav ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, MoMA]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
..................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Czech Modernism (1989) 104, 154
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no90018585
....................  Getty ULAN 05
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no90018585
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... CCA Authority File (1980-)
.......... Czech Modernism (1989) 104, 154
.......... Getty ULAN 05
.......... Prague: 1900-1938 (1997) 302
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