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Bauhaus

Rainer K. Wick.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 4422 words.

[Bauhaus Berlin; Bauhaus Dessau, Hochschule für Gestaltung; Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar]

German school of art, design and architecture, founded by Walter Gropius. It was...

Behrens, Peter

Iain Boyd Whyte.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Industrial and Commercial Art; Painting; Architecture; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 2362 words.

(b Hamburg, April 14, 1868; d Berlin, Feb 27, 1940).

German architect, designer and painter. Progressing from painting and graphics to product design and architecture, Behrens...

Black Mountain College

Mary Emma Harris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1050 words.

Experimental liberal arts college at Black Mountain, NC, open from 1933 to 1957. In the 1940s and early 1950s Black Mountain College was a centre for a group of painters, architects,...

Crane, Walter

Christopher Newall.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Art Education; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1011 words.

(b Liverpool, Aug 15, 1845; d Horsham, W. Sussex, March 14, 1915).

English painter, illustrator, designer, writer and teacher. He showed artistic inclinations as a boy and was...

Dicker-Brandeis, Friedl

Courtney Gerber.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Photography and Photographs; Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 1132 words.

[Dicker, Friederike]

(b Vienna, July 30, 1898; d Auschwitz-Birkenau, Oct 9, 1944).

Austrian designer, painter, teacher and political activist. The only child of Simon...

Museum of Modern Art

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Film and Video Art; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 483 words.

[MoMA] (New York)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929 by patrons Lillie P(lummer) Bliss, Cornelius J. Sullivan and Rockefeller family §(1) to establish an...

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...

Sherman, Hoyt Leon

Roy R. Behrens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Painting; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 438 words.

(b Lafayette, AL, Nov 7, 1903; d Columbus, OH, Dec 1, 1981).

American artist, designer and teacher . His childhood interest in drawing was counterbalanced by parallel...

Siegel, Arthur

Lloyd C. Engelbrecht.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 553 words.

(b Detroit, MI, Aug 2, 1913; d Chicago, IL, Feb 1, 1978).

American photographer and educator. Siegel is known for a vast body of black-and-white and color photographs...

Visual culture

Marita Sturken.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 3023 words.

Culture of images and visuality that creates meaning in our world today. This includes media forms such as photography, film, television, and digital media; art media such as painting,...