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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...

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...

Adams, Ansel Easton

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 1008 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 20 February 1902, in San Francisco, California; died 23 April 1984, in Carmel, California.

Photographer. Landscapes, still-lifes,...

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...

Adams, Kenneth Miller

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Landscape Art and Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 30 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1897, in Topeka (Kansas); died 1966, in Albuquerque.

Painter. Landscapes.

Kenneth Miller Adams was a landscape artist who...

Adamson Associates

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 301 words.

Canadian architectural partnership established in 1934 in Toronto by Gordon Sinclair Adamson (1904–86), who practised in the city for 20 years. The firm has been prominent...

Adler, Dankmar

Rochelle Berger Elstein.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1484 words.

(b Stadtlengsfeld, nr Eisenach, July 3, 1844; d Chicago, April 16, 1900).

American architect and engineer of German birth. His family moved to the USA in 1854, and he trained in...

Aesthetic Movement

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1372 words.

Term used to describe a movement of the 1870s and 1880s that manifested itself in the fine and decorative arts and architecture in Britain and subsequently in the USA. Reacting to what...

Aesthetic Movement in America

Isabel L. Taube.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1188 words.

Late 19th-century movement in the arts and literature characterized by the pursuit and veneration of beauty and the fostering of close relationships among the fine and applied arts....

Affleck, Ray(mond Tait)

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 392 words.

(b Penticton, BC, Nov 20, 1922; d Montreal, March 16, 1989).

Canadian architect. He graduated in architecture from McGill University, Montreal, and began post-graduate studies...