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Aalto, Alvar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art. 401 words.

Finnish, 20th century, male.

Born 3 February 1898, in Kuortane; died 11 May 1976, in Helsinki.

Architect, designer, painter, draughtsman, watercolourist. Figures,...

Aalto, (Hugo) Alvar

Göran Schildt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 4140 words.

(Henrik)

(b Kuortane, Feb 3, 1898; d Helsinki, May 11, 1976).

Finnish architect and designer, active also in America. His success as an architect lay in the individual...

Aas, Nils

Ingeborg Wikborg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 751 words.

(Sigurd)

(b Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, April 21, 1933).

Norwegian sculptor, designer and medallist. He became familiar with handicraft in his father’s furniture workshop....

Abadie-Landel, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art. 74 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1896, in Paris; died 23 September 1972.

Painter, decorative designer. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Abadie-Landel was a...

Aballain, Arthur

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 197 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1944, in Rocroi (Ardennes).

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

A...

Aba-Novák, Vilmos

S. Kontha.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 572 words.

(b Budapest, March 15, 1894; d Budapest, Sept 29, 1941).

Hungarian painter, draughtsman and etcher. He trained as a drawing teacher at the College of Fine Arts, Budapest...

Abbéma, Louise

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1045 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 30 October 1858, in Étampes; died 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver,...

Abele, Julian

Sandra L. Tatman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 467 words.

(Francis)

(b Philadelphia, PA, April 29, 1881; d Philadelphia, PA, April 23, 1950).

African American architect. Born and educated in Philadelphia, Abele was the chief...

Abercrombie, Sir (Leslie) Patrick

Antonio Manno.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 937 words.

(b Ashton-upon-Mersey, June 6, 1879; d Aston Tirrold, Oxon, March 23, 1957).

English urban planner, architect and writer. He was educated at Uppingham, Leics, and was an...

Abraham, Pol

Daniel Le Couédic.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 387 words.

[Hippolyte]

(b Nantes, March 19, 1891; d Paris, Jan 20, 1966).

French architect and teacher. A student of Alfred-Henri Recoura (1864–1939), he graduated from the Ecole...