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Bauhaus in America

Kathleen James-Chakraborty.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 973 words.

After the closure in 1933 of the Bauhaus in Berlin, its staff and students dispersed. Many found their way to the USA, where they became highly influential teachers as well as artists...

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...

Blythe, S(ydney) W(allace) T(homas)

Richard Blythe.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 581 words.

(b London, Nov 13, 1905; d Hobart, Jan 1, 1985).

Australian architect of English birth. In 1918 Blythe obtained a scholarship to attend the London County Council School of...

Brown, Vernon

Ian J. Lochhead.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 205 words.

[Akitt]

(b London, March 23, 1905; d Auckland, Jan 28, 1965).

New Zealand architect of English birth. He was educated at Highgate School, London, and arrived in New...

Gropius, Walter

Gilbert Herbert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 3319 words.

(Adolf Georg)

(b Berlin, May 18, 1883; d Boston, MA, July 5, 1969).

American architect, industrial designer and teacher of German birth. He was one of the most...

Hryniewiecki, Jerzy

Wanda Kemp-Welch.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Architecture; Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 366 words.

(b Dorpat, Russia [now Tartu, Estonia], April 21, 1908; d Warsaw, Aug 25, 1988).

Polish architect, designer and teacher. He graduated in architecture from Warsaw Technical...

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...

Wilkinson, Leslie

Richard Apperly.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Education; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 291 words.

(b London, Oct 12, 1882; d Sydney, Sept 20, 1973).

English architect and teacher, active in Australia . He was apprenticed in 1900 to C. E. Kempe, a stained-glass...