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ID: 500097499
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500097499

 

Record Type: Person
Benš, Adolf (Czech architect, 1894-1982)

Note: Functionalist architect attended the Prague Technical University from 1913 until 1914, when he was conscripted for war service. He resumed his studies at the Technical University in 1918, and attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague from 1921-1924. He worked in the office of Josef Gočár in 1924, and in 1925 established his own office in Prague. In 1924 he acted as editor of the magazine Stavitel. In 1930 he became a member of the Left Front, and in 1931, the Mánes Association of Plastic Artists. He served as professor of architecture at the Prague School of Decorative Arts from 1945 until 1968. Czechoslokakian architect.

Names:
Benš, Adolf (preferred,V,index)
Adolf Benš (V,display)
Bens, Adolf (V)

Nationalities:
Czech (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Pardubice (Pardubický Kraj, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)
Died:  Prague (Praha, Hlavní Město, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Benš, Adolf (I)

Biographies:
(Czech architect, 1894-1982) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Czechoslokakian architect, 1894-1982) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1894-1982) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1894-1982) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Adolf Benš ........ [VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Benš, Adolf ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Bens, Adolf ........ [VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Czech Functionalism 1918-1938 (1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr96030327
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr96030327
....................  Prague: 1900-1938 (1997) 295
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Czech Functionalism 1918-1938 (1987)
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