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ID: 500022950
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500022950

 
Record Type: Person
Asher, Michael (American conceptual artist, 1943-2012)

Note: Active since the 1960's, Asher's work focused on critiques of the institutions that display art, often by altering the architecture of those spaces where he exhibits.

Names:
Asher, Michael (preferred,V,index,LC)
Michael Asher (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
conceptual artist
sculptor

Gender: male

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

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Asher, Michael (I)

Biographies:
(American conceptual artist, 1943-2012) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1943-) ..... [AVERY]
(American artist, b.1943) ..... [BHA]
( sculptor, born 1943) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1943) ..... [AVERY]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Asher, Michael ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2009M5
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80073028
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Michael Asher ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Finkel, Michael Asher, Los Angeles Times (2012)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80073028
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Goldstein and Rorimer, Reconsidering the Object of Art (1995) 58
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80073028
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) date added re note
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1986
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Goldstein and Rorimer, Reconsidering the Object of Art (1995) 58
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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