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Relational aesthetics

Nadja Rottner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 863 words.

French critic and philosopher Nicolas Bourriaud adopted the term ‘relational aesthetics’ in the mid-1990s to refer to the work of a selected group of artists, and what he considers...

Semper, Gottfried

Wolfgang Herrmann.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 2892 words.

(b Hamburg, Nov 29, 1803; d Rome, May 15, 1879).

German architect, teacher and writer. He was one of the best-known and authoritative exponents of the historicist approach to...

Venturi, Robert

Mark Alan Hewitt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 704 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 1925).

American architect. The only child of an Italian–American greengrocer, he was raised in Philadelphia and attended the élite Episcopal...

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel

Françoise Bercé.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 4740 words.

(b Paris, Jan 27, 1814; d Lausanne, Sept 17, 1879).

French architect, restorer, designer and writer. He is one of the few architects whose name is known to the general...