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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...

Akopian, George

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art. 262 words.

Russian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 18 February 1912, in Baku.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, decorative designer. Religious...

Alleaume, Ludovic

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art; 19th-Century Art. 488 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 March 1859, in Angers; died 1941, in Angers.

Painter, decorative artist, lithographer. Religious subjects, mythological...

Arcabas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art. 327 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 1926, in Frémery (Moselle).

Painter, sculptor, decorative designer. Figure compositions, religious subjects, landscapes. Murals, church...

Ardalan, Nader

Hasan-Uddin Khan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 752 words.

(b Tehran, March 9, 1939).

Iranian architect, urban planner and writer. He studied architecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh (BA, 1961) and at Harvard...

Aricò, Gianni

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; Christian Art. 279 words.

Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1941, in Aricò.

Sculptor, painter, glassmaker. Religious subjects, figures, animals.

Gianni Aricò received a diploma in...

Arneberg, Arnstein

Christian Norberg-Schulz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Christian Art; 20th-Century Art. 473 words.

(Rynning)

(b Fredrikstad, July 6, 1882; d Biri, June 9, 1961).

Norwegian architect. He was trained as a draughtsman at the Royal School of Design in Christiania (now...

Avisseau, Joseph-Édouard

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; Religious Art; 19th-Century Art. 234 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1831, in Tours; died 1911, in Tours.

Potter, enameller. Religious furnishings.

School of Tours.

The son of...

Backer, Lars

Christian Norberg-Schulz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Christian Art; 20th-Century Art. 349 words.

(Thalian)

(b Christiania [now Oslo], Jan 5, 1892; d Oslo, June 7, 1930).

Norwegian architect . He was educated at the Royal School of Design in Christiania and at...

Badran, Rasim

Yasir Sakr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 480 words.

(b Jerusalem, 1945).

Jordanian architect . He graduated from Darmstadt University in 1970. Badran’s career is marked by three distinct phases of development, all of which...