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ID: 500045670
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500045670

 
Record Type: Person
Sandberg, Willem Jacob Henri Berend (Dutch museum administrator and typographer, 1897-1984)

Note: Born 24 October 1897; died 2 April 1984. Willem Sandberg studied briefly in 1919 at the Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Between 1922 and 1926 he was involved with the Mazdaznan centre of Herrliberg, Switzerland. In 1927, he studied pictograms with museum director Otto Neurath in Vienna, Austria, where he also took classes in psychology from Alfred Adler and Karl Bühler. Between 1930 and 1935 he studied psychology at the University of Utrecht. In 1928 the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam gave Sandberg his first typographic commissions. He became Assistant Museum director of the Stedelijk Museum in 1938. After having been involved in the burning of the Amsterdam population register during the 1943 German occupation, he was forced to go into hiding. After World War II, Sandberg became the Director of the Stedelijk Museum (1945-1962) and wrote and designed most of the exhibition catalogues. From 1963 until 1968, he managed the Israeli Museum in Jerusalem.

Names:
Sandberg, Willem Jacob Henri Berend (preferred,V,index)
Willem Jacob Henri Berend Sandberg (V,display)
Sandberg, Willem (V)
Sandberg, Willem J. H. B. (V)
Sandberg, William (V)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
director (administrator)
museum director
typographer
author
writer
painter
graphic designer
administrator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Amersfoort (Utrecht province, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1922 - 1926  Switzerland (Europe) (nation)
active:   1927  Vienna (Vienna state, Austria) (inhabited place)
active:   1930-1935  Utrecht (Utrecht province, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
active:   1945-1962  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Sandberg, Willem Jacob Henri Berend (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch museum administrator and typographer, 1897-1984) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Dutch museum administrator, typographer, 1897-1984) ..... [BHA]
(Netherlandish typographer, painter, museum director (administrator) and author; born Amersfoort (Netherlands), 1897; died Amsterdam (Netherlands), 1984) ..... [CCA]
(Dutch artist, 1897-1984) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Dutch museum official, 1897-1984) ..... [Grove Art]
(Dutch artist, 1897-1984) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Sandberg, Willem ........ [CCA, Grove Art Preferred, VP]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sandberg, Willem Jacob Henri Berend ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art, MoMA, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.....................................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
.....................................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Sandberg, Willem J. H. B. ........ [VP]
.................................................  Broos and Hefting, Dutch Graphic Design (1993) 216
Sandberg, William ........ [VP]
....................................  Phillips and Kaiser, Harald Szeemann (2018) 125
Willem Jacob Henri Berend Sandberg ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred, VP]
...................................................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bergvelt, Industry and Design in the Netherlands (1985) 28, 127
....................  Broos and Hefting, Dutch Graphic Design (1993) 138-9,141-2,145,149,168; 216
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Dooijes and Brattinga, History of the Dutch Poster (1968) 14, 40, 44, 45
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82063030
....................  Grote Winkler Prins (1966-1975) XVI, 802
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXVII, 714-715
....................  Jaffé, Willem Sandberg, Jong Holland, Introductienummer (1984)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82063030
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars, 1750-1880 (1981)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
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