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Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis

Werner Szambien.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1080 words.

(b Paris, Sept 18, 1760; d Thiais, Dec 31, 1834).

French architect, teacher and writer. He was one of the most influential teachers of his time, and his radically rationalist...

Endell, August

Gisela Moeller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 708 words.

(b Berlin, April 12, 1871; d Berlin, April 13, 1925).

German architect, designer, writer and teacher. After moving to Munich in 1892, he abandoned his plan to become a...

Fashion and technology

Sarah Scaturro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1211 words.

Technology influences the physical manifestation of fashion, affecting a garment’s appearance and performance. Throughout history, changes in technology affecting the production of...

Fashion: Categories of design

Lourdes Font, Beth McMahon, Cassandra Gero, Ann Poulson, Nancy Deihl, Lourdes M. Font, Deirdre Clemente and Clare Sauro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 11874 words.

This article defines, describes and traces the history of the major categories of Western fashion design, with an emphasis on women’s high fashion.

The term ‘underwear’...

Fashion illustration

Ann Poulson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Book Arts and Illustration; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1326 words.

Fashion illustration is a work of visual art, usually in the medium of drawing, print or watercolour painting, reproduced and published in order to disseminate fashion news (see figs 1...

Fashion: Origins and development

Lourdes Font and Beth McMahon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 4342 words.

Fashion is defined as the act or process of making or shaping. As applied to dress, (see Dress) it can be understood to mean the making or shaping of the appearance of the body by means...

Folk Art in America

Sandra Sider.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2100 words.

Folk art, or vernacular art (specific to a group or place), developed in Colonial America out of necessity when individual households produced most of the utilitarian objects required...

Freud, Sigmund

Richard Wollheim.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 935 words.

(b Freiberg, Moravia [now Příbor, Czech Republic], May 6, 1856; d London, Sept 23, 1939).

Austrian psychoanalyst and collector. After studying at the University of Vienna and...

Fry, Roger

Frances Spalding.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1107 words.

(Eliot)

(b London, Dec 14, 1866; d London, Sept 9, 1934).

English theorist, critic and painter. He was educated at Clifton College, Bristol, and King’s College,...

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Colin Lyas.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1769 words.

(b Frankfurt am Main, Aug 28, 1749; d Weimar, March 22, 1832).

German writer, statesman, scientist, historian and theorist. By virtue of his prodigious literary output, his...