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ID: 500032825
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500032825

 

Record Type: Person
Crème, Benjamin (Scottish painter and graphic artist, 1922-2016)

Note: Born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1922 and died at 93 in October of 2016. He was first known in the 1940s after shifting from landscapes to vivid abstract paintings under Jankel Adler. Crème turned towards esotericism in the ’60s, gaining lifelong followers of his prophesy that the Second Coming would be in the form of a deity known as Maitreya the World Teacher.

Names:
Crème, Benjamin (preferred,V,index)
Benjamin Crème (V,display)
Creme, Benjamin (V)
Benjamin Creme (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
Scottish (Scots, Scotsman)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
graphic artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Glasgow (Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced by ....  Adler, Jankel  
........................  (Polish painter, 1895-1949) [500027359]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Crème, Benjamin (I)

Biographies:
(Scottish painter and graphic artist, 1922-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 1922-) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, b.1922) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, born 1922) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Benjamin Creme ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Benjamin Crème ........ [VP]
..............................  Art News online (2005-)
Creme, Benjamin ........ [VP, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Crème, Benjamin ........ [VP]
................................  Art News online (2005-)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 4 April 2007
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no91023384
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no91023384
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Art News online (2005-)
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