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ID: 500117187
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500117187

 

Record Type: Person
Fonseca, Gonzalo (Uruguayan sculptor, 1922-1997, active in France and United States)

Note: From 1939 to 1941, Fonseca studied architecture at the University of Montevideo and then joined the Torres-García Workshop, where he focused on mural painting. Fonseca lived in Paris in the early 1950s and later moved to New York after receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has exhibited internationally and is best known for his stone sculptures.

Names:
Fonseca, Gonzalo (preferred,V,index)
Gonzalo Fonseca (V,display)

Nationalities:
Uruguayan (preferred)
South American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
muralist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Montevideo (Montevideo department, Uruguay) (inhabited place)
Died:  Seravezza (Lucca province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   ca. 1950 - ca. 1955  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Taller Torres García  
................  (Uruguayan artists group, active 1944-1963) [500117192]
student of ....  Torres-Garcia, Joaquin  
..................  (Uruguayan painter and theorist, 1874-1949, active also in Spain and France) [500031259]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fonseca, Gonzalo (I)

Biographies:
(Uruguayan sculptor, 1922-1997, active in France and United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Uruguayan sculptor, b.1922) ..... [BHA]
(sculptor, born 1922) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Mexican sculptor, 1922-1997) ..... [AVERY]
(Uruguayan painter, 1922-1997) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Fonseca, Gonzalo ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Cash and Ebony, Obituaries, Art in America (September 1997) 129
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..................................  Latin American Artists in New York City since 1970, (1987). 54
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Gonzalo Fonseca ........ [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, GRISC, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Latin American Artists in New York City since 1970, (1987). 54

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Arts 45/3 (1971)
....................  Cash and Ebony, Obituaries, Art in America (September 1997) 129
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n89223097
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Henry, ART INTERNATIONAL XV/2 (1971) 79
....................  Latin American Artists in New York City since 1970, (1987). 54
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n89223097
....................  Mennin, Gonzalo Fonseca, Arts Magazine (1986)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Latin American Artists in New York City since 1970, (1987). 54
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