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ID: 500095298
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500095298

 
Record Type: Person
Chand, Nek (Indian sculptor, 1924-2015)

Note: He created a folk-art environment known as the Rock Garden of Chandigarh: several acres of land populated with his sculptures made mostly from found objects.

Names:
Chand, Nek (preferred,V,index)
Nek Chand (V,display)
Saini, Nek Chand (V)

Nationalities:
Indian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  ChandÄ«garh (Punjab, India) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Chand, Nek (I)

Biographies:
(Indian sculptor, 1924-2015) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Indian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Indian sculptor, born 1924) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Chand, Nek ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP]
......................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Nek Chand ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Saini, Nek Chand ........ [VP]
.................................  Najar, Nek Chand, Creator of a Sculpture Kingdom, New York Times (2015) obit.

Subject: ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................  Art Index (1929-) v.32
....................  Art Index, v.32; birth date from Gartenkunst, 1999, v.11, n.1 1
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Art Index, v.32; birth date from Gartenkunst, 1999, v.11, n.1 1
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
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