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Hillenbrand, Robert

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Religious Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 307 words.

(b. 2 Aug. 1941, Damgarten, Germany).

British historian of Islamic art and architecture. Hillenbrand was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, earning his...

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.

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(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...

Rogers, J. M(ichael)

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Religious Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 232 words.

(b Barrow-in Furness, 1935).

British historian of Islamic art. After studying philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford and teaching philosophy there, his interests...

Smith, Thomas Gordon

Elizabeth Meredith Dowling.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 390 words.

(b Oakland, CA, April 23, 1948).

American architect, educator, historian and writer. Smith’s lasting contribution to architecture was reintroducing the teaching of...

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,...