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Ai Weiwei

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Publishing; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 719 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,...

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...

Aida, Takefumi

Michael Spens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 430 words.

(b Tokyo, June 5, 1937).

Japanese architect, teacher and writer. He graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1960 and obtained his MArch in 1966 and DEng in 1971. He began...

Andō, Tadao

Kenneth Frampton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 611 words.

(b Osaka, Sept 13, 1941).

Japanese architect. Between 1962 and 1969 he travelled extensively, studying first-hand the architecture of Japan, Europe, America, and Africa. In 1969...

Arai, Alberto T.

Kathryn O'Rourke and Ramón Vargas.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 304 words.

(b Mexico City, Mar 29, 1915; d Mexico City, May 25, 1959).

Mexican architect, theorist, and writer, of Japanese descent. The son of a Japanese ambassador in Mexico, he studied...

Araki, Nobuyoshi

Iizawa Kohtaro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 338 words.

(b Tokyo, May 25, 1940).

Japanese photographer. He graduated from the engineering department of Chiba University in 1963 and in the same year received the Taiyō prize for S...

Architecture and the automobile

Robert Buerglener.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1641 words.

[motor car]

Architecture and the automobile have been intimately connected since the late 19th century. The attributes of cars required specific architectural solutions for...

Architext

Jacqueline E. Kestenbaum.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 251 words.

Informal Japanese architectural group founded in 1971 by Takefumi Aida, Takamitsu Azuma, Mayumi Miyawaki, Makoto Suzuki and Minoru Takeyama. The members of Architext emphasized their...

Ashihara, Yoshinobu

Toshiaki Nagaya.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 346 words.

(b Tokyo, July 7, 1918).

Japanese architect and writer . He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1942 and in 1946–7 he worked in the office of Junzō Sakakura in Tokyo....

Azuma, Takamitsu

Toshiaki Nagaya.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 391 words.

(b Osaka, Sept 20, 1933).

Japanese architect and writer . After graduating in 1957 from the School of Architecture, Osaka University, he worked for three years as a designer...