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ID: 500000068
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500000068

 
Record Type: Person
Bischoff, Elmer (American painter and draftsman, 1916-1991)

Note: Post WWII San Francisco Bay area painter whose work evolved from complete abstraction in the 1940s to figurative works. He taught at the California College of Art (now the San Francisco Art Institute) in the late 1940s alongside Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, and Ad Reinhardt. In the early 1950s, along with the painters Richard Diebenkorn and David Park, he broke with pure abstraction and began to worked in the style later known as Bay Area figurative painting.

Names:
Bischoff, Elmer (preferred,V,index,LC)
Elmer Bischoff (V,display)
Elmer Nelson Bischoff (V)
Bischoff, Elmer Nelson (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Berkeley (Alameda county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Diebenkorn, Richard  
......................  (American painter, 1922-1993) [500025721]
colleague of ....  Park, David  
......................  (American painter, 1911-1960) [500028164]
friend of ....  Kasten, Karl  
................  (American painter and etcher, born 1916) [500101677]
influenced ....  Gechtoff, Sonia  
....................  (American painter, 1926-2018) [500017697]
student of ....  Peterson, Margaret O'Hagan  
..................  (American painter and illustrator, 1902-1997) [500053897]
teacher of ....  De Forest, Roy Dean  
..................  (American painter and sculptor, 1930-2007) [500027754]
teacher of ....  Jess  at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, ca. 1949
..................  (American painter, collagist, and sculptor, 1923-2004) [500030886]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bischoff, Elmer (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and draftsman, 1916-1991) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist 1916-) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1916-) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, b.1916) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, b.1916) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, born 1916) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, 1916-1991) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1916-1991) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Bischoff, Elmer ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Glueck, Elmer Bischoff, New York Times (1991)
................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85300162
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 85300162
Bischoff, Elmer Nelson ........ [BHA Preferred, VP, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.............................................  Witt Computer Index database
.............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Elmer Bischoff ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Elmer Nelson Bischoff ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, MoMA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon. Internationale K├╝nstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 4 December 2007
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988)
....................  Frash, Elmer Bischoff, 1947-1985 (1985)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85300162
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85300162
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 85300162
....................  NY Times obit. 6 Mar 1991
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1973
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Glueck, Elmer Bischoff, New York Times (1991) obit.
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