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ID: 500097436
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500097436

 

Record Type: Person
Korab, Balthazar (Hungarian photographer, 1926-2013)

Note: Born in Budapest. He escaped the Soviet occupation of Hungary while an architecture student, arriving in Paris and the École des Beaux-Arts. He worked briefly as a draftsman in the office of Le Corbusier. He married an American and went to work at Eero Saarinen & Associates in Michigan where he became responsible for the integration of photography into their design processes. He worked independently from 1958 until 2005, when he collaborated with his son.

Names:
Korab, Balthazar (preferred,V,index,Dutch-P,NA)
Balthazar Korab (V,display)

Nationalities:
Hungarian (preferred)
American
Turkish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Budapest (Budapest, Hungary) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   mid- to late 20th century
active:   Detroit (Wayne county, Michigan, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Frankenmuth (Saginaw county, Michigan, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Columbus (Bartholomew county, Indiana, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) (inhabited place)
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Hursley, Timothy  
..................  (American architectural photographer, born 1955) [500276149]
worked with ....  Le Corbusier  
....................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Korab, Balthazar (I)

Biographies:
(Hungarian photographer, 1926-2013) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Photographer) ..... [AVERY]
(American photographer, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(Hungarian photographer, 1926-) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Balthazar Korab ........ [AVERY, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Korab, Balthazar ........ [AVERY Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..................................  Dunlap, Balthazar Korab, New York Times (2013)
..................................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 388870

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, RKD, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-) accessed 6 April 2004
....................  Comazzi, A Career of Capturing the City, Dimensions (1988) 8-21
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80028258
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80028258
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 6 April 2004
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 388870
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Dunlap, Balthazar Korab, New York Times (2013) obit.
.......... LCR
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