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ID: 500095793
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500095793

 

Record Type: Person
DeCarava, Roy (American photographer, 1919-2009)

Note: Roy DeCarava, best known as a photographer, recorded the Harlem in which he grew up. He was trained at the Harlem Community Art Center from 1940-1942, but left to serve in the United States Army as a topographical draftsman in 1943. Then, in 1944-1945 he took classes at the George Washington Carver Art School. DeCarava is best known as a photographer, but he produced a variety of artworks with different mediums.

Names:
DeCarava, Roy (preferred,V,index,LC)
Roy DeCarava (V,display)
De Carava, Roy (V)
DeCarava, Roy Rudolph (V)
Carava, Roy De (U)
DeCarava, Rudolph (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American
Black

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
draftsman
sign painter
commercial artist
illustrator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Manhattan (New York City, New York state, United States) (borough)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
administrator of ....  Studio Museum in Harlem  1976
..............................  (American repository, New York City, contemporary) [500303655]
professor at (person to institution) ....  Hunter College  1988
................................................................  (American owner) [500437039]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  DeCarava, Roy (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1919-2009) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer, b.1919) ..... [BHA]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1919-2009) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Carava, Roy De ........ [GRL]
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82115612
De Carava, Roy ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL, VP]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82115612
DeCarava, Roy ........ [GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
.............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............................  Kennedy, Roy DeCarava, New York Times (2009)
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82115612
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 82115612; accessed 29 October 2009
DeCarava, Roy Rudolph ........ [VP]
............................................  Kennedy, Roy DeCarava, New York Times (2009)
DeCarava, Rudolph ........ [VP]
.....................................  St. James Guide to Black Artists [online] (2019-) accessed 3 July 2019
Roy DeCarava ........ [GRL, MoMA, VP]
...........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRL, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82115612
....................  Kennedy, Roy DeCarava, New York Times (2009) obit.
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82115612
....................  Short, Roy de Carava (1975)
....................  St. James Guide to Black Artists [online] (2019-) accessed 3 July 2019
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... St. James Guide to Black Artists [online] (2019-) accessed 3 July 2019
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