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ID: 500011629
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500011629

 
Record Type: Person
Laing, Gerald (English painter and sculptor, 1936-2011)

Note: Considered a pioneer of what would become known as Pop Art. Working in early 1960s London he made works based on contemporary newspaper photographs.

Names:
Laing, Gerald (preferred,V,index)
Gerald Laing (V,display)
Laing, Gerald Ogilvey (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Newcastle upon Tyne (Newcastle upon Tyne unitary authority, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Laing, Gerald (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and sculptor, 1936-2011) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British sculptor, b.1936) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, b.1936) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, born 1936) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British sculptor, born 1936) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(English painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1936-2011) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Gerald Laing ........ [Grove Art, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Laing, Gerald ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 November 2005
............................  Mellor, Sixties Art Scene in London (1993) 152
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Laing, Gerald Ogilvey ........ [Grove Art, VP]
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 November 2005

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n86127478
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Gorenflo, Bildenden Künstler (1988)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 14 November 2005
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n86127478
....................  MacMillan and Johnstone, Objects and Constructions (1978)
....................  Mellor, Sixties Art Scene in London (1993) 152
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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