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ID: 500015600
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015600

 

Record Type: Person
Brown, James (American painter, sculptor, and publisher, 1951-2020)

Note: American-born, Mexico-based painter and sculptor died at age sixty-eight in 2020 after a car crash in Mexico. His wife Alexandra Condon, with whom Brown ran the Oaxaca-based publishing house Carpe Diem Books, died as well in the crash. He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and moved to New York in 1979 and began his career with Leo Castelli and Shafrazi Gallery. In 1995, Brown moved with his family to Oaxaca, Mexico, and five years later established the Carpe Diem Press.

Names:
Brown, James (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
James Brown (V,display)
Brown, James, II (V)
Brown, James III (V)
James III Brown (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
book artist
publisher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1983
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

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collaborated with ....  Pierson, Jack  
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collaborated with ....  Smith, Kiki  
................................  (American sculptor and printmaker, born 1954) [500115982]

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

Biographies:
(American painter, sculptor, and publisher, 1951-2020) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, b.ca.1952) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1951-op.1983) ..... [WCI]
(artist, born 1951) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born 1951, active 1983) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(painter, born 1951, active Paris (Île-de-France, France)) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Brown, James ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP]
..........................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 2 November 2016
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..........................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 88132781
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Brown, James, II ........ [VP]
..................................  Witt Computer Index database
Brown, James III ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...................................  Witt Library, Authority files
James Brown ........ [GRISC, GRL, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
........................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
James III Brown ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 2 November 2016
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Brown, J. James Brown, c1987: p. 30 (b. 1951 in Los Angeles, Calif.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n88132781
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Kohn and Garet, James Brown, Flash Art (1984)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n88132781
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 1987-89; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88132781
....................  NNWhit files, Sept. 5, 1996 (James Brown; b. 1951 in L.A.; educ. at Ecole sup$00erieure des beaux-arts, Paris, 1973-75; B.F.A., Immaculate Heart College, Hollywood, Calif., 1975; lived in N.Y. in 1980s)
....................  Pincus-Witten, African Rococo, Arts Magazine (1989)
....................  Wikipedia (2000-) (James Brown (b. 1951), American-born painter now active in Paris and Oaxaca (Mexico); in 1995, moved to the valley of Oaxaca (Mexico); f. Carpe Diem Press with wife, Alexandra; presently works mostly in Paris)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-) obit. accessed 25 February 2020
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