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Anderson, Akili Ron

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Film and Video Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 194 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 19 February 1946, in Washington DC.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, engraver, photographer, video artist, glassmaker, decorative...

Castle, Wendell

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Industrial and Commercial Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Professional Interior Design; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 936 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 6 November 1932, in Emporia (Kansas).

Assemblage artist, painter, furniture designer.

Wendell Castle studied at the...

Ellsworth, David

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 363 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Quakertown (Pennsylvania).

Born 25 June 1944, in Iowa City.

Woodturner.

David Ellsworth has both a...

Gehry, Frank O(wen)

Michael Spens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1221 words.

(b Toronto, Feb 28, 1929).

American architect, exhibition designer, furniture and jewlery designer, and teacher. He qualified at the University of Southern California, Los...

Isermann, Jim

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Professional Interior Design; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 441 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1955, in Kenosha (Wisconsin).

Installation artist. Furniture.

Jim Isermann lives and works in Palm Springs, California....

Knoll International

Anne Blecksmith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 642 words.

American furniture manufacturer and retailer. Knoll International was established in 1938 in New York City by Hans Knoll (1914–55). Knoll was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and his...

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...

Zittel, Andrea

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Professional Interior Design; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 707 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 6 September 1965, in Escondido (California).

Painter, decorative designer, installation artist.

Andrea Zittel studied...