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ID: 500006911
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500006911

 
Record Type: Person
Zwart, Piet (Dutch photographer and designer, 1885-1977)

Note: Zwart worked as an assistant architect in Voorburg from 1919 to 1921, and in The Hague, Netherlands, from 1921 to 1927. In 1923, Zwart began experimenting with photograms and in 1926, he was introduced to photomontage by the artist and photographer El Lissitzky (1890-1941). From 1928, Zwart worked as a freelance photographer and graphic designer in Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague, Netherlands.

Names:
Zwart, Piet (preferred,V,index,LC)
Piet Zwart (V,display)
Zwart, Pieter (V)
Pieter Zwart (V)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
architect
draftsman
graphic designer
furniture designer
industrial designer
interior designer
photographer
teacher
typographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Zaandijk (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  Leidschendam (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1919 - 1977

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Allner, Walter  
....................  (German typographer and graphic designer, 1909-2006) [500126256]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Zwart, Piet (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch photographer and designer, 1885-1977) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Dutch designer, 1885-1977) ..... [BHA]
(Netherlandish architect, photographer, furniture designer, teacher and draughtsman; born Zaandijk (Netherlands), 1885; died Leidschendam (Netherlands), 1977) ..... [CCA]
(Dutch, 1885-1977) ..... [JPGM]
(Dutch artist, 1885-1977) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Dutch designer, 1885-1977) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1885-1977) ..... [GRL]
(Dutch artist, 1885-1977) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Pieter Zwart ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Piet Zwart ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred, VP]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Zwart, Piet ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 586
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83200405
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Zwart, Pieter ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Decisive Image: Dutch Photography (1991) 218-219
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 586
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83200405
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Huygen, Piet Zwart (1983)
....................  Joppien, Piet Zwart, Museen in Köln (1977)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83200405
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars, 1750-1880 (1981)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Zwart, Retrospektive Fotografie (1981)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
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