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ID: 500115847
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115847

 
Record Type: Person
Brown, J. Carter (American art historian and museum director, 1934-2002)

Note: Director of National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, until his retirement at the end of 1992. He was a leading figure in American intellectual life. Under Brown's direction, the National Gallery became one of the leading art museums in the United States, if not the world. He was known as a champion of the arts and public access to art at a time of decreased public spending on the humanities.

Names:
Brown, J. Carter (preferred,V,index)
J. Carter Brown (V,display)
Brown, John Carter (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
art historian (preferred)
director (administrator)  ....  of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1969-1992
museum director
author
editor
curator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
director of ....  National Gallery of Art  1969 to 1992
....................  (American art museum, Washington, DC, established 1937) [500115983]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Brown, J. Carter (I)

Biographies:
(American art historian and museum director, 1934-2002) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American museum director, 1934-2002) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Brown, J. Carter ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.................................  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 9 Jan 2003
Brown, John Carter ........ [AVERY]
.....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
J. Carter Brown ........ [AVERY, VP]
...............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n78077122
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n78077122
....................  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 9 Jan 2003
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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