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ID: 500123768
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500123768

 

Record Type: Person
Sachs, Tom (American sculptor, installation artist, and painter, born 1966)

Note: Studied at the Architectural Association in London in 1987, then received a BA at Bennington College, Vermont,1989. He was first known for works that were made from the packaging of luxury goods. His sculptural works are usually recreations of objects made with hot glue guns, foamcore and common construction materials. His work has been included in many exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, and has been collected by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou, San Francisco MOMA, and the Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo.
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Names:
Sachs, Tom (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Tom Sachs (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
installation artist
painter

Gender: male

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

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Sachs, Tom (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, installation artist, and painter, born 1966) ..... [VP Preferred]
(sculptor, active 1993-1998) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1966) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Sachs, Tom ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 9 August 2005
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 00022154
......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) nr 00022154 accessed 9 August 2005
......................  Witt Library, Authority files
Tom Sachs ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, 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: ........ [CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr00022154
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 9 August 2005
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr00022154
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) nr 00022154 accessed 9 August 2005
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Gagosian Gallery [online] (2005)
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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