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ID: 500011651
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500011651

 
Record Type: Person
Andre, Carl (American sculptor, born 1935)

Note: American minimalist sculptor whose early work was influenced by Constantin Brancusi, but changed dramatically after he worked on the railway for several years. Andre studied at the Phillips Academy and Kenyon College. In the late 1950s, Andre began creating sculptures, using commercially available materials such as timber, styrofoam, cement blocks, and hay. In addition to being an artist, Andre wrote poetry and was a conductor for the Pennsylvania Railroad. After 1965, his sculptures consisted mainly of 'floor pieces,' consisting of individual units of industrial materials placed directly on the floor in patterns that were inherent to the size and shape of the units themselves. In the 1970s, Andre created many large-scale installations and currently continues to emphasize placement, environment, and materials in his art.

Names:
Andre, Carl (preferred,V,index,LC)
Carl Andre (V,display)
André, Carl (V)
Carl André (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Lozano, Lee  
......................  (American painter and conceptual artist, 1930-1999) [500048708]
spouse of ....  Mendieta, Ana  1975-1985
................  (Cuban-American sculptor and performance artist, 1948-1985) [500052055]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Andre, Carl (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, born 1935) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American artist, sculptor, 1935-) ..... [AVERY]
(American sculptor b.1935) ..... [GRLPSC]
(artist 1935-) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1935-) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, b.1935) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, born 1935) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, born 1935) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1935) ..... [AVERY]
(American sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1935) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(American sculptor, born 1935) ..... [VP]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1935) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Andre, Carl ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, VP, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 2009M5; 890164
........................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
........................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR90138
........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 90000138
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 90000138
........................  Who's Who in American Art, 20th ed. (1993-1994)
........................  Witt Library, Authority files
André, Carl ........ [GRISC, Grove Art Preferred, VP]
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 9 August 2005
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Carl Andre ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 940004; 940004
Carl André ........ [GRISC]
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 78
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr90000138
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 9 August 2005
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR90138
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr90000138
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084; 90000138
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1973
....................  Who's Who in American Art, 18th ed. (1989-1990)
....................  Who's Who in American Art, 20th ed. (1993-1994)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 78
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 8 July 2002
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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