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ID: 500093363
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500093363

 
Record Type: Person
Arad, Ron (Israeli designer and architect, born 1951, active in Britain)

Note: After studying architecture in London, Arad opened the 'One Off' design company and gallery in 1981 and it became a leading alternative design center in that city. Arad made his name with the Rover Chair in which old Rover car seats were remade into chairs. Other noteworthy designs include the polished steel Well-Tempered Chair and the aluminum Horns Chair (1986-1987).

Names:
Arad, Ron (preferred,V,index)
Ron Arad (V,display)

Nationalities:
Israeli (preferred)
British (modern)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
furniture designer
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Tel Aviv-Jaffa (Tel Aviv, Israel) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
related to ....  Hidden  
..................  (Dutch furniture design firm, contemporary) [500273815]
related to ....  Ron Arad Associates  
..................  (British architectural firm, contemporary) [500229424]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Arad, Ron (I)

Biographies:
(Israeli designer and architect, born 1951, active in Britain) ..... [Grove Art Preferred]
(British architect, London) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, born 1951) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(British artist, born Israel 1951) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Arad, Ron ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
....................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 35
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Ron Arad ........ [GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-) accessed 26 August 2003
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 35
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n91049551
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n91049551
....................  Progressive Architecture 66/2 (1985)
....................  Progressive architecture, 1985 Feb., v.66, no.2 87
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 35
.......... Progressive architecture, 1985 Feb., v.66, no.2 87
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