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ID: 500086756
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500086756

 

Record Type: Person
Metzger, Gustav (German painter and performance artist, 1926-2017, active in Great Britain)

Note: Known for his promotion of what he called "Auto-Destructive Art."

Names:
Metzger, Gustav (preferred,V,index,Dutch-P,NA)
Gustav Metzger (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
British (modern)
Polish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
performance artist
writer
sculptor
installation artist
cinematographer
art theorist
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Nuremberg (Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1939-ca. 1980  Great Britain (United Kingdom) (island)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Bloch, Martin  
..................  (British or German painter, 1883-1954) [500014669]
student of ....  Bomberg, David  
..................  (English painter, 1890-1957) [500014864]
student of ....  De Bruyne, Gustaaf  
..................  (Belgian graphic artist, 1914-1981) [500562664]
student of ....  Martin, Kenneth  
..................  (English painter and sculptor, 1905-1984) [500007319]
student of ....  Meninsky, Bernard  
..................  (British painter, lithographer, and draftsman, 1891-1950) [500029761]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Metzger, Gustav (I)

Biographies:
(German painter and performance artist, 1926-2017, active in Great Britain) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Polish artist in GBR, b.1926) ..... [BHA]
( sculptor, born 1926) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(German painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(British artist, born Germany. 1926-2017) ..... [MoMA]
(Polish sculptor, 1926-2017) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Gustav Metzger ........ [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-)
Metzger, Gustav ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA Preferred, RKD Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 311856
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, RKD, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Davis, Art and the future (1973)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr99019991
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 29 September 2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr99019991
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 311856
....................  Studio International 172/884 (1966)
....................  Studio International 177/909 (1969)
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q214312
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Phillips and Kaiser, Harald Szeemann (2018)
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