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ID: 500103154
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500103154

 

Record Type: Person
Apple, Billy (New Zealand sculptor and conceptual artist, born 1935)

Note: Apple's work began in London in the late 1950s with pop-related works and later developed into conceptual and site-specific installations in the 1970s. Later, his art focused on text-based works and system relations. Born Barrie Bates, he rebranded himself as Billy Apple in 1962, and became a registered trademark in 2007. He has exhibited in New York City and London.
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Names:
Apple, Billy (preferred,V,index,LCP)  ....  pseudonym adopted in 1962
Billy Apple (V,display)
Bates, Barrie (V)  ....  from 1935-1962
Bates, Barrie George (VBN)

Nationalities:
New Zealand (New Zealander) (preferred)
American
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
conceptual artist
installation artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Auckland (Auckland, New Zealand) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   since 1964  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
exhibition:   1974  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Apple, Billy (I)

Biographies:
(New Zealand sculptor and conceptual artist, born 1935) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 20th c.) ..... [BHA]
(New Zealand sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(New Zealander artist, born 1935) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Apple, Billy ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 8 August 2005
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2005053201
Bates, Barrie ........ [Grove Art, VP]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 8 August 2005
Bates, Barrie George ........ [VP]
.........................................  Apple, From Barrie Bates to Billy Apple (1974) cover
Billy Apple ........ [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-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Apple, From Barrie Bates to Billy Apple (1974) preface
....................  Arts 49/6 (1975)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no2005053201
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 8 August 2005
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no2005053201
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Personal Communication accessed 4 March 2011
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Apple, From Barrie Bates to Billy Apple (1974) preface
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