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ID: 500086769
 
Record Type: Person
Mesches, Arnold (American painter, 1923-2016)

Note: A painter whose political activities were monitored by the FBI. He used his FBI file as collage elements in his work. He was initially a scenic artist in the Hollywood film industry, and worked with the Communist Party in the 1940s.

Names:
Mesches, Arnold (preferred,V,index,LC)
Arnold Mesches (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Gainesville (Alachua county, Florida, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Mesches, Arnold (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1923-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, b.1923) ..... [BHA]
(artist, born 1923) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Arnold Mesches ........ [GRISC, VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Mesches, Arnold ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grimes, Arnold Mesches, New York Times [online] (2016) obit.
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 95013092

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr95013092
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr95013092
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:2255
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1978
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grimes, Arnold Mesches, New York Times [online] (2016) obit.
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