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ID: 500125006
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500125006

 

Record Type: Person
Tanaka, Atsuko (Japanese painter, multimedia, and performance artist, 1932-2005)

Note: Member of the group Gutai, which she joined in 1955. Tanaka is best known for her "Electric Dress," made from electrical cords and light bulbs, and for work that combined non-traditional art materials, including sound and light, in performance, sculpture, and installations. She later concentrated on abstract paintings and drawings.

Names:
Tanaka, Atsuko (preferred,V,index,LC)
Atsuko Tanaka (V,display)
田中敦子 (U)

Nationalities:
Japanese (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
multimedia artist
sculptor
performance artist

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Osaka (Gifu prefecture, Japan) (inhabited place)
Died:  Nara (Nara, Japan) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Gutai Bijutsu Kyōkai  
................  (Japanese avant-garde group, 1954-1972) [500125011]
spouse of ....  Kanayama, Akira  
................  (Japanese painter, born 1924) [500122673]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Tanaka, Atsuko (I)

Biographies:
(Japanese painter, multimedia, and performance artist, 1932-2005) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Westernised Orientals(Japanese) artist, born 1932) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
( sculptor, active 1956) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(artist, born 1932) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Japanese artist, 1932-2005) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
田中敦子 ........ [GRL]
..........  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no2003048131
Atsuko Tanaka ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Tanaka, Atsuko ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Johnson, Atsuko Tanaka, New York Times (2005)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no2003048131
..............................  Tanaka, Electrifying Art (2004)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no2003048131
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Johnson, Atsuko Tanaka, New York Times (2005)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no2003048131
....................  Tanaka, Electrifying Art (2004)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Johnson, Atsuko Tanaka, New York Times (2005)
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