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ID: 500113188
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500113188

 
Record Type: Person
Vega, Alan (American musician and assemblage artist, 1938-2016)

Note: Better known as a the vocalist for New York-based music duo Suicide, Vega was also active as a sculptor, creating assemblages with electric lights, scrap wood, and pop-culture detritus.
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Names:
Vega, Alan (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Alan Vega (V,display)
Suicide, Alan (V)
Bermowitz, Boruch Alan (V)
Alan Suicide (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
musician
sculptor
assemblage artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Reinhardt, Ad  
..................  (American painter, collagist, and writer, 1913-1967) [500013982]
student of ....  Seligmann, Kurt  
..................  (American painter, engraver, and illustrator of Swiss birth, 1900-1962) [500022797]

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

Biographies:
(American musician and assemblage artist, 1938-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, b.1948) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, musician, 20th c.) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, born 1948) ..... [VP]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alan Suicide ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Alan Vega ........ [GRISC, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Bermowitz, Boruch Alan ........ [VP]
.............................................  Pareles, Alan Vega, New York Times (2016)
Suicide, Alan ........ [BHA, VP]
............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
............................  Frankel, Art-Rite, Artforum (2003)
Vega, Alan ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 92113188; accessed 11 November 2005
......................  Pareles, Alan Vega, New York Times (2016) obit.

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRISC, VP]
....................  Art in America 65/5 (1977)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Frankel, Art-Rite, Artforum (2003)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 92113188; accessed 11 November 2005
....................  Smith, Alan Vega, Arts Magazine (1983)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Pareles, Alan Vega, New York Times (2016) obit.
.......... Smith, Alan Vega, Arts Magazine (1983)
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