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ID: 500037130
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037130

 
Record Type: Person
Newhall, Beaumont (American photographer and curator, 1908-1993)

Note: Born 22 June 1908; died 26 February 1993. In 1937 Newhall mounted the first comprehensive retrospective of the first hundred years of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York. From 1940 to 1945 Newhall helped to create and acted as curator for the department of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York. From 1942 to 1945 he served as an officer for photographic intelligence for the United States Air Force in Egypt, North Africa and Italy. From 1948 to 1958 Newhall acted as curator at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. From 1958 to 1971 he was the director of the institution. Newhall was a founding member of the Friends of Photography, Carmel, California in 1967.

Names:
Newhall, Beaumont (preferred,V,index,LC)
Beaumont Newhall (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
curator
art historian
photographer
officer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Santa Fe (Santa Fe county, New Mexico, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Newhall, Beaumont (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and curator, 1908-1993) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer, art historian and curator; born Lynn (Massachusetts, United States), 1908; died 1993) ..... [CCA]
(American, 1908 -) ..... [JPGM]
(artist, 1908-1993) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1908-1993) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Beaumont Newhall ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Newhall, Beaumont ........ [CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA]
....................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50004532
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50004532
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50004532
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Newhall, In Plain Sight (1983)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Newhall, Photography, 1839-1937 (1937)
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