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ID: 500018282
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500018282

 

Record Type: Person
Cohen, Harold (English painter and computer artist,1928-2016, active in the United States)

Note: Cohen began as an abstract painter. In the early 1960s he taught himself how to program computers, and subsequently developed a computer-programmed drawing machine. He worked in Stanford University’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory where he developed algorithms that allow a computer to draw lines with the appearance of freehand drawing, a system that he called Aaron. He exhibited works created with Aaron at the Tate Gallery, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and elsewhere.

Names:
Cohen, Harold (preferred,V,index,LC)
Harold Cohen (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
computer artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Encinitas (San Diego county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Cohen, Bernard  
..................  (British painter and printmaker, born 1933) [500022012]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cohen, Harold (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and computer artist,1928-2016, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British painter in USA, b.1928) ..... [BHA]
(British artist, 1928-) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, b.1928) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, born 1928) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cohen, Harold ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, International Artists Database (1998-2008) accessed 10 July 2008
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
............................  Grimes, Harold Cohen, New York Times [online] (2016) obit.
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 80014425‏
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Harold Cohen ........ [GRISC, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, International Artists Database (1998-2008) accessed 10 July 2008
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80014425
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80014425
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grimes, Harold Cohen, New York Times [online] (2016) obit.
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