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ID: 500064672
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500064672

 

Record Type: Person
John, Jiří (Czech painter and printmaker, 1923-1972)

Note: Student at the School of Graphic Arts in Prague from 1945 to 1946 and at the Academy of Decorative Arts from 1946 through 1951. Exhibits extensively after 1960. Group exhibitions include the Biennale of São Paulo (1963), and the Museum of Modern Art, Paris (1965). His first period as a painter shows Cubist and Neo-Constuctivist influences. His preferred subjects came from nature, and he painted many still lifes and landscapes. In later works he embraces a kind of reductivism.

Names:
John, Jiří (preferred,V,index)
Jiří John (V,display)
Jiri John (V)
John, Jiri (U)

Nationalities:
Czech (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
printmaker
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Moravia (Czech Republic) (general region)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Šimotová, Adriena  
................  (Czech painter and printmaker, born 1926) [500106231]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  John, Jiří (I)

Biographies:
(Czech painter and printmaker, 1923-1972) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Czech painter, 1923-1972) ..... [Grove Art]
(Czech artist, 1923-1972) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Jiří John ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
....................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 November 2004
Jiri John ........ [VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 6; 83
John, Jiří ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
John, Jiri ........ [MoMA]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 6; 83
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n90688345
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 November 2004
....................  Havlice, Index to Artistic Biography (1973)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n90688345
....................  Parry, Contemporary Art (1978)
....................  Parry, Print Index (1979)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 6; 83
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 November 2004
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