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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...

Beaux-Arts Institute of Design

Elizabeth Meredith Dowling.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 428 words.

American organization dedicated to improving the quality of architectural education. Incorporated in 1916 by the architect Lloyd Warren (1867–1922), the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design...

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,...

Butler, Howard Crosby

Lawrence E. Butler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Art Education; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Art of the United States; Greek and Roman Art; 20th-Century Art. 365 words.

(b Croton Falls, NY, March 7, 1872; d Paris, Aug 13, 1922).

American archaeologist and teacher. After receiving his MA in 1893 from Princeton University with a fellowship in...

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...

Kostof, Spiro

A. Krista Sykes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 501 words.

(b Istanbul, Turkey, May 7, 1936; d Berkeley, CA, Dec 7, 1991).

American architectural historian and professor of Turkish birth. Kostof attended Robert College in Istanbul, an...

Mayne, Thomas

Benjamin Flowers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 479 words.

[Thom]

(b Waterbury, CT, Jan 19, 1944).

American architect and educator. Mayne trained at the University of Southern California (BA 1968) and Harvard (MArch 1978) and...

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...