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us: Cassandre, A. M., 1901-1968


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    • us: Cassandre, 1901-1968
    • us: Cassandre, Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968
    • us: Mouron, Adolphe Jean-Marie, 1901-1968
    • us: Mouron, Adolphe Édouard, 1901-1968
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19010124
    • Death Date

        19680618
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kharkiv (Ukraine)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ukraine
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

        Graphic design (Typography)
          Painting
            Posters
              Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
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                  (aat) Printmaking
                    (aat) Scenography (discipline)
                  • Occupation

                      (lcsh) Graphic artists
                        (lcsh) Painters
                          (lcsh) Printmakers
                            (lcsh) Type designers
                              (aat) Poster artists
                                (aat) Scenographers
                            • Sources

                              • found: New York. Museum of Modern Art. Posters by Cassandre.
                              • found: BL database, 16 July 2007 (hdg.: Cassandre, A.M., pseud. [i.e. Adolphe Jean Édouard Marie Mouron]; usage: A.M. Cassandre)
                              • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 16, 2014 (d. 1968)
                              • found: VIAF, July 6, 2016 (VIAF ID=44324012: Cassandre, 1901-1968; other forms include: Cassandre, Adolphe Mouron; Mouron, Adolphe Jean-Marie; poster artist, typography designer, painter, printmaker, graphic artist, scenographer; born January 24, 1901 in Kharkov (Ukraine); died June 18, 1968 in Paris)
                              • found: A.M. Cassandre official website, July 27, 2016 (Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron, known as A.M. Cassandre; signed his advertising designs Cassandre, sometimes combined with the name Mouron; he planned to drop poster work once he had gained sufficient technical and intellectual maturity to make the leap into the higher regions of easel painting, so he used the cryptic pseudonym Cassandre, by means of which he intended to keep open the possibility of becoming a painter at a later stage under his own name, but continued to use the name Cassandre for the entirety of his career)
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                              • 2016-08-06: revised
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