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Aluminium

Mark Firth and Louis Skoler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 2835 words.

Silvery white metal. The third most abundant element in the earth’s crust (after oxygen and silicon), aluminium is found only in the form of its compounds, such as alumina or aluminium...

Beaux-Arts Institute of Design

Elizabeth Meredith Dowling.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 428 words.

American organization dedicated to improving the quality of architectural education. Incorporated in 1916 by the architect Lloyd Warren (1867–1922), the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design...

Boston Society of Architects

Keith N. Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 365 words.

Founded in 1867, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) is the oldest of the three Massachusetts chapters of the American Institute of Architects, established in 1857. Dominated by...

Chicago Tribune Competition

Sandra L. Tatman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 853 words.

American architectural competition held in 1922 by the Chicago Tribune newspaper for its new corporate headquarters. The competition changed American views of European modernism and the...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Mary M. Tinti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 621 words.

Architecture, design and conceptual art partnership. Diller Scofidio + Renfro [Diller + Scofidio] was formed in 1979 by Elizabeth Diller (b Lodz, Poland, 1954) and Ricardo Scofidio (b Ne...

Diorama

Pieter van der Merwe.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; 20th-Century Art. 1032 words.

[Gk: ‘through view’]

Large-scale, illusionistic form of transparency painting, developed in 1821–2 as a public entertainment by the French scenic artist and pioneer of photography...

Functionalism

Peter Blundell Jones.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 2089 words.

Term applied to architecture in which the form of a building is derived from the function it is intended to fulfil. As employed by such historians as Nikolaus Pevsner and Siegfried...

Gallery

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 17 words.

Piccirilli family

Henry Adams.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Art Techniques and Principles; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 938 words.

Italian family of stonecarvers active in America. At the turn of the century, when the craze for classical architecture was at its height, statues in marble were produced in great...

Pritzker Prize

Kate Wight.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 356 words.

An international prize awarded annually for achievements in architecture. It is considered the world’s most celebrated architectural award and has sometimes been referred to as the...