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ID: 500034921
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500034921

 

Record Type: Person
Higgins, Dick (American mixed-media artist and painter, 1938-1998)

Note: Higgins was a seminal figure in Happenings, the concrete poetry movement and a co-founder of the Fluxus movement in the early 1960's.

Names:
Higgins, Dick (preferred,V,index,LC)
Dick Higgins (V,display,LC)
Higgins, Richard (V)
Higgins, Richard Dick Carter (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
English
British (modern)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
mixed-media artist
painter
composer (music)
poet
publisher
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cambridge (Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Québec (Québec province, Canada) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Noël, Ann  
....................  (English painter, book artist, and printmaker, born 1944) [500347275]
collaborated with ....  Patterson, Benjamin  
................................  (American musician and Fluxus artist, 1934-2016) [500202321]
friend of ....  Brown, Jean  
................  (American librarian and collector, 1911-1994) [500350336]
member of ....  Fluxus  
................  (International group of artists, active 1960s-late 1970s) [500125040]
spouse of ....  Knowles, Alison  
................  (American mixed-media and performance artist, born 1933) [500069909]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Higgins, Dick (I)

Biographies:
(American mixed-media artist and painter, 1938-1998) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, b.1938) ..... [BHA]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born England. 1938-1998) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Dick Higgins ........ [GRISC Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M27
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Higgins, Dick ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC, MoMA, VP Preferred]
............................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 11 July 2007
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164; 980063
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Smith, Dick Higgins, New York Times (1998) A17
Higgins, Richard ........ [VP]
..................................  GRI, Special Collections Authority Files (1998-)
Higgins, Richard Dick Carter ........ [VP]
........................................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 11 July 2007

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 11 July 2007
....................  Art Index (1929-) v.37
....................  Artist Biographies Master Index (1986)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80004369
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Fluxus [from OCWA];" accessed 11 July 2007
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80004369
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Smith, Dick Higgins, New York Times (1998) A17
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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