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Absalon

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 244 words.

[Eshel, Meir]

(b Tel Aviv, Dec 26, 1964; d Paris, Oct 10, 1993).

Israeli sculptor. He adopted the name Absalon on his arrival in Paris in the late 1980s. During his...

Agam, Yaacov

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 2166 words.

Israeli, 20th century, male.

Active from 1951 also active in France.

Born 11 May 1928, in Rishon LeZiyyon.

Painter, sculptor. Wall decorations, monuments.

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Armajani, Siah

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 556 words.

Iranian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA since 1960.

Born 1939, in Tehran.

Sculptor. Architectural installations.

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Assyrian Revival

Frederick N. Bohrer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1598 words.

Style of the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th, inspired by Assyrian artefacts of the 9th to 7th centuries bc. These were first brought to public attention through the...

Astrology in medieval art

Sophie Page.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Renaissance Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 869 words.

Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both...

Candlestick, S Paolo fuori le Mura

Alison Manges Nogueira.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Professional Interior Design; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 423 words.

Monumental, marble paschal Candlestick of the late 12th to early 13th century with reliefs signed by Nicolaus de Angelo and Vassallettus now in S Paolo fuori le Mura, Rome. The imposing...

Dikran

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 113 words.

Armenian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1945 active in France, then naturalised.

Born 25 April 1913, in Mersin; died 21 April 1991, in Grisy-les-Plâtres.

Sculpt...

Gross, Michael

Susan T. Goodman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 328 words.

(b Tiberias, Palestine [now Israel], 1920).

Israeli painter and sculptor. After studying at the Teachers’ Seminary in Jerusalem from 1936 to 1940, he studied architecture at...

Sileen, Villa

Eve D’Ambra.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Greek and Roman Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 141 words.

[Silene]

Roman villa in Libya. The élite of the great city of Leptis Magna built villas along the Tripolitanian coast, and the Villa Sileen, near the village of Khums(Qums)...

Spolia in medieval art and architecture

Dale Kinney.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Metalwork; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1102 words.

In its most general sense, spolia (pl., from Lat. spolium: ‘plunder’) denotes all artifacts re-employed in secondary contexts, from building blocks reused in a wall to pagan gems...