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ID: 500120217
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500120217

 
Record Type: Person
Camnitzer, Luis (Uruguayan conceptual artist and teacher, born 1937)

Note: One of the first artists to incorporate political activism into conceptual art; co-founder of the New York Graphic Workshop (1965); included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial. In 1939, he studied sculpture at the Universidad de Bellas Artes y Arquitectura in Montevideo. The German government awarded Camnitzer a scholarship to study sculpture and printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.

Names:
Camnitzer, Luis (preferred,V,index)
Luis Camnitzer (V,display)
Camintzer, L. G. A. (V)

Nationalities:
Uruguayan (preferred)
South American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
conceptual artist
printmaker
installation artist
teacher
instructor
professor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Lubeck (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Great Neck (Suffolk county, New York state, United States) (cape)
relocation:   1939  Uruguay (South America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Solari, Luis  
..................  (Uruguayan printmaker and painter, 1918-1993) [500115771]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Camnitzer, Luis (I)

Biographies:
(Uruguayan conceptual artist and teacher, born 1937) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Uruguayan artist, born 1937) ..... [BHA]
(Contemporary, active Germany and U.S.) ..... [JPGM]
(Uruguayan conceptual artist) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Uruguayan artist, born 1937) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Camintzer, L. G. A. ........ [JPGM Preferred, VP]
......................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Camnitzer, Luis ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 233
Luis Camnitzer ........ [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: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n92010551
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 2 March 2004
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Journal/Southern California Art Magazine 25 (1979)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n92010551
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 233
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Latin American Artists in New York City since 1970, (1987). 50
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