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ID: 500115503
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115503

 

Record Type: Person
Curry, John Steuart (American painter, illustrator, and muralist, 1897-1946)

Note: Along with Grant Wood and Thomas Hart Benton, Curry was considered one of the main proponents of Regionalism, which favored American indigenous themes and subjects. Curry, after studying in Chicago and Paris, began depicting rural life in Kansas, in both painting and murals. He was artist-in-residence from 1936-1946 at the University of Wisconsin. In 1937, he received a hostile reception after he was commissioned to paint murals for the Kansas State Capitol building. The project was never finished. American Regionalist painter, Kansas. Comment on works: Landscapes

Names:
Curry, John Steuart (preferred,V,index,LC)
John Steuart Curry (V,display)
Curry, John Stewart (V)
Curry, John Stuart (V)
Curry, John-Stuart (V)
John Stuart Curry (V)
John Stewart Curry (V)
Curry (LU,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator
printmaker
muralist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Dunavant (Jefferson county, Kansas, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Madison (Dane county, Wisconsin, United States) (inhabited place)

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Norton, John Warner  
..................  (American painter and muralist, 1876-1934) [500061231]
student of ....  Shukhayev, Vasily  
..................  (Russian painter and draftsman, 1887-1973) [500120869]
teacher of ....  Dodd, Lamar  1929-1933
..................  (American painter and teacher, 1909-1996) [500029450]
teacher of ....  Tolegian, Manuel Jerair  
..................  (American painter and muralist, 1911-1983) [500041108]

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

Biographies:
(American painter, illustrator, and muralist, 1897-1946) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American Regionalist painter, Kansas, 1897-1946) ..... [AVERY]
(American painter, 1897-1946) ..... [BHA]
(American painter, 1897-1946) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1897-1946) ..... [WCI]
(American painter 1897-1946) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American artist, 1897-1946) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, 1897-1946) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter, 1897-1946) ..... [AVERY]
(American painter, 1897-1946) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1897-1946) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1897-1946) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1897-1946) ..... [MoMA]
(Unknown artist) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Curry ........ [PROV]
.............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Curry, John Steuart ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRISC, GRL Preferred, GRLPA, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred]
.......................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80050020
.......................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
.......................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 131
.......................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.......................................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
Curry, John Stewart ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRLPA]
.......................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.......................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
Curry, John Stuart ........ [GRLPA Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Curry, John-Stuart ........ [WCP Preferred]
.......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
John Steuart Curry ........ [MoMA Preferred, PROV]
.....................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
.....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
John Stewart Curry ........ [GRISC, VP]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
John Stuart Curry ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80050020
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 April 2005
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80050020
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 131
....................  Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art (1973)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 April 2005
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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