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ID: 500015697
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015697

 
Record Type: Person
Fuller, R. Buckminster (American architect and inventor, 1895-1983)

Note: Most known for the innovation of geodesic domes and what he termed 'tensegrity,' Fuller addressed social and environmental problems of the 20th century in work that ranged from the invention of dynamic map projections through designs for mass-housing compatible with industrial production methods. Appointed Charles Elliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1962).
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Names:
Fuller, R. Buckminster (preferred,V,index,LCO)
R. Buckminster Fuller (V,display)
Fuller, Richard Buckminster (V)
Fuller, Buckminster (V)
Fuller, Bucky (V)
Fuller, R Buckminster (U)
Buckminster Fuller (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
inventor
designer
author

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child by marriage (in-law) of ....  Hewlett, James Monroe  
..................................................  (American painter 1868-1941) [500054280]
colleague of ....  Noguchi, Isamu  
......................  (American sculptor and designer, 1904-1988) [500008602]
employee was ....  Darling, Lowell  
......................  (American performance artist, born 1942) [500033253]
influenced ....  Snelson, Kenneth  
....................  (American sculptor and photographer, born 1927) [500007005]
teacher at (person to institution) ....  Black Mountain College  
............................................................  (American liberal arts college, active 1933-1957) [500125890]
teacher of ....  Correa, Charles  
..................  (Indian architect and urban planner, 1930-2015) [500003695]
worked with ....  Chamberlain, Craig  1975-1980
....................  (American designer and inventor, contemporary) [500238711]
worked with ....  Marvel, Thomas S.  
....................  (American architect, 1935-2015, active in Puerto Rico) [500234849]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fuller, R. Buckminster (I)

Biographies:
(American architect and inventor, 1895-1983) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, designer and author, 1895-1983) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1895-1983) ..... [BHA]
(American architect, 1895-1983) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1895-1983) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(American artist, 1895-1983) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Buckminster Fuller ........ [GRISC, VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Fuller, Buckminster ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRISC Preferred, VP]
........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164; 980063
Fuller, Bucky ........ [AVERY, VP]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 19 April 2005
Fuller, R. Buckminster ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 April 2005
.............................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79006776 accessed 19 April 2005
Fuller, R Buckminster ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Fuller, Richard Buckminster ........ [AVERY, BHA Preferred, Grove Art, VP]
.......................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.......................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.......................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
R. Buckminster Fuller ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
...........................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79006776
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 April 2005
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79006776
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79006776 accessed 19 April 2005; accessed 19 April 2005
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  NY Times obit. 3 Jul 1983, p.1
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
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