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ID: 500061289
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500061289

 

Record Type: Person
Rammellzee (American multimedia artist, 1960-2010)

Note: First known as a graffiti artist, Rammellzee also recorded and performed as a musician, and later worked in sculpture and assemblage. In public appearances and photographs he would wear sculptural masks and costumes that he made himself from found objects.

Names:
Rammellzee (preferred,V,display)
Ramm-ell-zee (V)
RAMMΣLLZΣΣ (V)
RAMM:ELL:ZEE (V)
The RAMM:ELL:ZEE (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
graffiti artist
performance artist
sculptor
assemblage artist
musician
multimedia artist

Gender: male

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Basquiat, Jean-Michel  
......................  (American painter and sculptor, 1960-1988) [500093239]

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

Biographies:
(American multimedia artist, 1960-2010) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, born 1960) ..... [BHA]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1960-2010) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Rammellzee ........ [BHA Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.......................  Kennedy, Rammellzee, New York Times (2010) obit.
.......................  Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. [online] (2013).
Ramm-ell-zee ........ [GRISC Preferred, VP]
...........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 90657937
RAMM:ELL:ZEE ........ [VP]
....................................  Art News online (2005-)
RAMMΣLLZΣΣ ........ [VP]
.............................  Art News online (2005-)
The RAMM:ELL:ZEE ........ [VP]
...........................................  Art News online (2005-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  Art Index (1929-)
....................  Arts 58/3 (1982)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Kennedy, Rammellzee, New York Times (2010)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Kennedy, Rammellzee, New York Times (2010) obit.
.......... Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. [online] (2013).
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