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ID: 500127064
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500127064

 

Record Type: Person
Luna, James (Native American performance artist, photographer, and sculptor, born 1950)

Note: Luna was an installation and performance artist of Puyukitchum, Ipai, and Mexican American Indian descent, who focused on issues related to American Indian culture in his work. Among the institutions he exhibited at are the Museum of Modern Art, New Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Native Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico; and the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.

Names:
Luna, James (preferred,V,index)
James Luna (V,display)

Nationalities:
Native American (preferred)
Diegueno
Luiseño
American
Mexican-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
performance artist
photographer
sculptor
installation artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  La Jolla (San Diego, San Diego county, California, United States) (neighborhood)

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

Biographies:
(Native American performance artist, photographer, and sculptor, born 1950) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Native American artist, born 1950-) ..... [BVRL]
(Native American performance artist, 1950-2018) ..... [VP]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
James Luna ........ [GRISC, VP]
......................  Artforum [online] (2004-)
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Luna, James ........ [BVRL-UNM Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
........................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
........................  Bunting Visual Resources Library, University of New Mexico (2000-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [BVRL-UNM, Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP]
....................  Bunting Visual Resources Library, University of New Mexico (2000-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no92029561
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no92029561
....................  Matuz, St. James Guide to Native North American Artists (1998)
....................  Nemiroff et al., Land Spirit Power (1992)
....................  Smith, Submuloc Show, Columbus Wohs (1992)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
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