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ID: 500120601
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500120601

 
Record Type: Person
Kawara, On (Japanese conceptual artist, 1932-2014, active in the United States)

Note: The conceptual artist is best known for his “Today,” or date paintings, in which dates are rendered on canvas uniformly in white on backgrounds of red, blue, gray, or black.

Names:
Kawara, On (preferred,V,index,LC)
On Kawara (V,display,LC)
河原温 (U)

Nationalities:
Japanese (preferred)
American
Asian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
draftsman
conceptual artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Kariya (Aichi, Japan) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kawara, On (I)

Biographies:
(Japanese conceptual artist, 1932-2014, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Japanese artist, born 1933) ..... [BHA]
(Japanese conceptual artist born 1933) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Oriental artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(Westernised Oriental artist, 20th century) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Japanese painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Japanese artist, 1933-2014) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
河原温 ........ [GRL]
........  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85200387
Kawara, On ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  Goldstein and Rorimer, Reconsidering the Object of Art (1995) 144
......................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2009M5
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85200387
......................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
......................  Smith, On Kawara, Artist Who Found Elegance in Every Day, Dies at 81, New York Times (2014) obit.
......................  Witt Library, Authority files
On Kawara ........ [GRISC, GRL, MoMA Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 940004
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85200387

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 13 March 2003
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85200387
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Goldstein and Rorimer, Reconsidering the Object of Art (1995) 144
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85200387
....................  New York Art Yearbook 1 (1975-1976)
....................  Parry, Contemporary Art (1978)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Smith, On Kawara, Artist Who Found Elegance in Every Day, Dies at 81, New York Times (2014)
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