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ID: 500084577
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500084577

 
Record Type: Person
Abakanowicz, Magdalena (Polish textile artist and sculptor, 1930-2017)

Note: Polish sculptor and best known for her groups of headless figures made from resin and fiber (and later metal) often installed in public places. She began as a painter, but produced large scale woven sculpture from dyed sisal in the 1960s. Her public installations can be found in Grant Park, Chicago; at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC; and Warsaw’s Romuald Traugutt Park. The largest collection of her art is in in the collection of the National Museum in Wrocław in Poland.

Names:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena (preferred,V,index)
Magdalena Abakanowicz (V,display)
Kosmowski, Magdalena Abakanowicz (V)

Nationalities:
Polish (preferred)
Eastern European
Central European
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
weaver
textile artist
sculptor

Gender: female

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

Biographies:
(Polish textile artist and sculptor, 1930-2017) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Polish artist and weaver, born 1930) ..... [BHA]
(Polish artist, born 1930) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, born 1930) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Polish sculptor, born 1930) ..... [AVERY]
(Polish artist) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Polish artist, 1930-2017) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
..............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Kosmowski, Magdalena Abakanowicz ........ [BHA]
.................................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Magdalena Abakanowicz ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Index (1929-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Chicago art per. idx. suppl.1
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50039862
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 18 March 2004
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Landscape architecture, 2007 Oct., v.97, n.10 126
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50039862
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
.......... Landscape architecture, 2007 Oct., v.97, n.10 126
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