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ID: 500089734
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500089734

 

Record Type: Person
Alston, Charles Henry (American painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, 1907-1977)

Note: An African-American painter, Alston lived and worked in New York City. He received his B.A. from Columbia and his M.A. from New York University. He became known for murals depicting the African-American experience.

Names:
Alston, Charles Henry (preferred,V,index)
Charles Henry Alston (V,display)
Alston, Charles (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
graphic artist
illustrator
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Charlotte (Mecklenburg county, North Carolina, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Alston, Charles Henry (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, 1907-1977) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1907-1977) ..... [BHA]
(American painter, sculptor, 1907-1977) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alston, Charles ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules 45084
................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116
Alston, Charles Henry ........ [BHA Preferred]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Charles Henry Alston ........ [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, MoMA, VP]
....................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-) http://www.moma.org/collection/artists/45084
....................  Arts 52/2 (1977)
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 16 April 2007
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988) 1971
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n92010201
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules 45084
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116-119; 116
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n92010201
....................  SNAC: Social Networks and Archival Context [online] (2018-) 59314041
....................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) 40460917
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:93--94
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q555442
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116-119
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