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ID: 500125873
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500125873

 
Record Type: Person
Brodovitch, Alexey (Russian photographer and magazine art director, 1898-1971, active in the United States)

Note: Brodovitch fought in World War I with the Russian army, and was in Paris from 1920-1930. He later became the art director at Harper's Bazaar 1934-1958. He acted as teacher and mentor in his Design Laboratory in New York City 1936-1959. He published 'Ballet,' a book of his own photographs in 1945. His integration of photography, typography, text, and use of double-page spread compositions at Harper's Bazaar were influential in the world of graphic design and magazine publishing.

Names:
Brodovitch, Alexey (preferred,V)
Alexey Brodovitch (V,display)

Nationalities:
Russian (preferred)
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
photographer
art director
typographer
interior designer
graphic designer
director (administrator)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Le Thor (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Avedon, Richard  
................................  (American photographer, 1923-2004) [500013773]
collaborated with ....  Kertész, André  
................................  (American photographer, 1894-1985, born in Hungary) [500019907]
teacher of ....  Adelman, Bob  
..................  (American photojournalist, 1930-2016) [500124543]
teacher of ....  Arnold, Eve  
..................  (American photographer, 1912-2012) [500079070]
teacher of ....  Bassman, Lillian  
..................  (American photographer and art director, 1917-2012) [500125909]
teacher of ....  Faulconer, Mary  
..................  (American graphic designer, illustrator, and painter, born 1912) [500125904]
teacher of ....  Federico, Helen  
..................  (American graphic designer and illustrator, born 1921) [500125912]
teacher of ....  Finkelstein, Nat  
..................  (American photographer, 1933-2009) [500115171]
teacher of ....  Penn, Irving  
..................  (American photographer, 1917-2009) [500016471]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Brodovitch, Alexey (I)

Biographies:
(Russian photographer and magazine art director, 1898-1971, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American graphic designer, 1898-1971) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, born Russia. 1898-1971) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alexey Brodovitch ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
....................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Brodovitch, Alexey ........ [Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
......................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 4 november 2006
......................................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 147
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 november 2006
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL85813415
......................................  Purcell, Alexey Brodovitch (2002) title

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 4 november 2006
....................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 147
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85813415
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 november 2006
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85813415
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL85813415
....................  Purcell, Alexey Brodovitch (2002) title
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
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