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ID: 500114618
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500114618

 
Record Type: Person
Currin, John (American painter, born 1962)

Note: Known for his surreal or comedic paintings of female figures, often mimicking or referencing Italian and Northern Renaissance images. He employs oil painting techniques of previous centuries. He was included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial.

Names:
Currin, John (preferred,V,index,LC)
John Currin (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Boulder (Boulder county, Colorado, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

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

Biographies:
(American painter, born 1962) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, born 1962) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1962) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1962) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Currin, John ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Campany, Lifting the Veil, The New Yorker (2008)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no 96056870
..........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 81
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
John Currin ........ [GRISC, 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: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no96056870
....................  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: no96056870
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 81
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Campany, Lifting the Veil, The New Yorker (2008)
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