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Absalon

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 244 words.

[Eshel, Meir]

(b Tel Aviv, Dec 26, 1964; d Paris, Oct 10, 1993).

Israeli sculptor. He adopted the name Absalon on his arrival in Paris in the late 1980s. During his...

Adams, Dennis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 326 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 15 November 1948, in Des Moines (Iowa).

Environmental artist, video artist, installation artist.

Dennis Adams lives and...

Agid, Olivier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 431 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 20 January 1951, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator.

Agid began his studies in 1970-1971 by taking one...

Ai Weiwei

Britta Erickson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 928 words.

(b Beijing, May 13, 1957; official birthdate Aug 28, 1957).

Chinese conceptual artist, curator and architect. Son of the poet Ai Qing (Jiang Haicheng) (1910–96). For 25...

Albacete, Alfonso

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 104 words.

Spanish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1950, in Antequera.

Painter. Figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, interiors.

Alfonso Albacete studied architecture and...

Albenda, Ricci

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 286 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1966, in New York.

Sculptor, painter, installation artist. Murals.

Ricci Albenda studied at the Rhode Island School of...

Albrecht, Jürgen

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 58 words.

German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Hamburg.

Born 1954.

Sculptor.

Jürgen Albrecht has had solo shows in Germany and France.

His...

Alfaro, Brooke

Monica E. Kupfer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 265 words.

(b Panama City, Sept 5, 1949).

Panamian painter. A graduate of the University of Panama’s Architecture School, he became a full time painter following his first solo...

Alÿs, Francis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 451 words.

Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Mexico.

Born 1959, in Antwerp.

Painter, draughtsman, video artist, photographer, installation artist.

Franc...

Alÿs, Francis

Francis Summers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 806 words.

(b Antwerp, Aug 22, 1959).

Belgian-born interdisciplinary artist, active in Mexico. He studied architecture at the Institut d’Architecture de Tournai in Belgium (1978–83)...