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us: Coke, Van Deren, 1921-2004


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  • Variants

    • us: Coke, Frank Van Deren, 1921-2004
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1921-07-04
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2004-07-11
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lexington (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Albuquerque (N.M.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Santa Fe (N.M.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Kentucky
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Clarence H. White School of Photography
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
        • Affiliation Start: 1942
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University
        • Affiliation End: 1958
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Florida
        • Affiliation Start: 1958
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Arizona State University
        • Affiliation Start: 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of New Mexico
        • Affiliation Start: 1962
        • Affiliation End: 1979
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
        • Affiliation Start: 1979
        • Affiliation End: 1987
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of New Mexico. Art Museum
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Museum curators
          (lcsh) College teachers
            (lcsh) Authors
              (lcsh) Photographers
          • Sources

            • found: Author's Taos and Santa Fe ... 1963.
            • found: New York times, July 27, 2004 (Van Deren Coke; curator, teacher, author, photographer; b. Frank Van Deren Coke on July 4, 1921 in Lexington, Ky.; d. July 11 at hospital in Albuquerque, aged 83 and had lived in Santa Fe, N.M.)
            • found: New York Times, online, published July 27, 2004 viewed Aug. 14, 2015 (historian and teacher of art and photography at the University of New Mexico; curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; founding director, University of New Mexico Art Museum; 1979-1987, director of the San Francisco Museum's department of photography; Studied history and art history, University of Kentucky; studied photography in New York with Nicholas Haz and Clarence H. White School of Photography; entered Navy in 1942; masters degree in art history and master of fine arts in sculpture, Indiana University, 1958; studied for doctorate in art history at Harvard; photgrapher since 1936; assistant professor, University of Florida, 1958; associate professor, Arizona State University, 1961. professor and director of art museum, University of New Mexico 1962-1979)
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