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ID: 500352063
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500352063

 
Record Type: Person
Giorno, John (American poet and painter, born 1936)

Note: Poet and painter was the subject of Andy Warhol's infamous 1963 film "Sleep," and created the "Dial-A-Poem" service. He was an intimate of William S. Burroughs, among others in the downtown Manhattan art world from the 1960s onward. As Giorno Poetry Systems he released more than 50 albums of poetry and music, with collaborators such as Laurie Anderson, Gregory Corso, Patti Smith, Karen Finley, Hüsker Dü, Anne Waldman, Richard Hell, Philip Glass, Glenn Branca, and Burroughs.

Names:
Giorno, John (preferred,U,index,LC)
John Giorno (U,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
poet
painter
producer
graphic artist

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
friend of ....  Burroughs, William S.  
................  (American writer and mixed-media artist, 1914-1997) [500053989]
friend of ....  Johns, Jasper  
................  (American painter, sculptor, and printmaker, born 1930) [500022247]
friend of ....  Rauschenberg, Robert  
................  (American painter, sculptor, and photographer, 1925-2008) [500002941]
friend of ....  Warhol, Andy  
................  (American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker, 1928-1987) [500006031]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Giorno, John (I,U)

Biographies:
(American poet and painter, born 1936) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(American artist, born 1936) ..... [MoMA]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Giorno, John ........ [GRISC Preferred, MoMA, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Interview [online] (2015-) accessed 19 February 2015
..........................  Library of Congress Online Catalog [online] (2003-) n 85181232
John Giorno ........ [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: ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Interview [online] (2015-) accessed 19 February 2015
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
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