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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...

Adjaye, David

Kristina Borrman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 641 words.

(b Dar es Salaam, Sept 22, 1966).

British architect of Tanzanian birth and Ghanaian descent. David Adjaye’s projects span a wide range of architectural categories including...

Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 385 words.

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established in 1977 by HH Karim Aga Khan (b 1936), the spiritual head of the Nizari Isma‛ili Muslim community since 1957, to identify 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...

Agrest, Diana

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 391 words.

(b Buenos Aires, 1945).

American architect and theorist of Argentine birth. She received her Diploma of Architecture at the University of Buenos Aires in 1967 and studied...

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...

Ai Weiwei

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Publishing; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 2933 words.

Chinese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in China and the United States.

Born 18 May 1957, in Beijing, China.

Artist, architect, designer, curator, publisher,...

AIA Gold Medal

Richard Guy Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 423 words.

American architectural award. Established in 1907 the Gold Medal’s purposes were several: to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the American Institute of Architects...

Airports in the USA

Pamela H. Simpson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1634 words.

From the time of the Wright brothers’ first efforts at Kitty Hawk to the wide-body jets of the 21st century, aviation technology has developed rapidly, and along with it has come a...