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ID: 500057461
 
Record Type: Person
Blake, Peter (American architect and author, 1920-2006)

Note: Born in Berlin, Blake emigrated to England with his family when Hitler assumed power, then to the United States when WWII began. He was curator of modern architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York 1948-1950, then was the editor of Architectural Forum 1950-1972. He designed many private houses in the Hamptons, New York, in the 1950s and 1960s, and authored many books on modern architecture. American architect and author; Curator of architecture and design at Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Names:
Blake, Peter (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Peter Blake (V,display)
Blach, Peter Jost (V)  ....  birth name
Peter Jost Blach (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
author
curator
editor
critic
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Branford (New Haven county, Connecticut, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Blake, Peter (I)

Biographies:
(American architect and author, 1920-2006) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, 1920-2006) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect and author, 1920-) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Blach, Peter Jost ........ [VP]
...................................  Pogrebin, Peter Blake, New York Times (2006)
Blake, Peter ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..........................  Blake, God's Own Junkyard (1964) author
..........................  Blake, The Master Builders (1961) author
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL80015811; accessed 6 December 2006
Peter Blake ........ [VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Peter Jost Blach ........ [VP]
.................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Blake, God's Own Junkyard (1964) author
....................  Blake, The Master Builders (1961) author
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL80015811; accessed 6 December 2006
....................  Pogrebin, Peter Blake, New York Times (2006)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Pogrebin, Peter Blake, New York Times (2006)
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