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ID: 500011840
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500011840

 
Record Type: Person
Catlett, Elizabeth (American sculptor and printmaker, 1915-2012)

Note: The African-American sculptor, painter, and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett was born in Washington, D.C. She attended Howard University and the University of Iowa. In 1946 she received a Rosenfeld Fellowship to travel to Mexicio with her husband, the artist Charles White. She has since remained in Mexico. Her work reflects her interest in African art and social issues in the United States and Mexico.

Names:
Catlett, Elizabeth (preferred,V,index)
Elizabeth Catlett (V,display)
Mora, Elizabeth Catlett (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American
Mexican

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
printmaker
teacher
educator

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1946  Mexico (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  White, Charles  
................  (American painter, printmaker, 1918-1979) [500115749]
student of ....  Wood, Grant  
..................  (American painter and printmaker, 1891-1942) [500031056]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Catlett, Elizabeth (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor and printmaker, 1915-2012) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, printmaker in MEX, b.1919) ..... [BHA]
(Mexican artist, 1919-) ..... [WCP]
(S.& C.American(Mexican) artist, born 1919) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(African American sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(American and Mexican artist, 1915-2012) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Catlett, Elizabeth ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, 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-)
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Elizabeth Catlett ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
....................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mora, Elizabeth Catlett ........ [BHA]
...............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) "Elizabeth Catlett." Accessed 04/15/04
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Clark Art Institute, Photos and Slides Department (n.d.)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n84229535
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Goldman, Six Woman Artists, Woman's Art Journal (1982-1983)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 23 September 2003
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1982
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n84229535
....................  Two centuries of Black American art (1976) p.178
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1978
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 134-135
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:597
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