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Bauhaus

Rainer K. Wick.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 4422 words.

[Bauhaus Berlin; Bauhaus Dessau, Hochschule für Gestaltung; Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar]

German school of art, design and architecture, founded by Walter Gropius. It was...

Constructivism

Christina Lodder.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 5250 words.

Avant-garde tendency in 20th-century painting, sculpture, photography, design and architecture, with associated developments in literature, theatre and film. The term was first coined...

Craftsman Movement

Robert M. Craig.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1005 words.

Early 20th-century American manifestation of the late 19th-century international Arts and Crafts Movement and similarly grounded on the ideas of John Ruskin and William Morris. The...

Grotesque

Monique Riccardi-Cubitt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 2574 words.

French term derived from the Italian grottesco, describing a type of European ornament composed of small, loosely connected motifs, including scrollwork, architectural elements,...

Le Corbusier

Tim Benton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 12693 words.

[Jeanneret, Charles-Edouard]

(b La Chaux de Fonds, Oct 6, 1887; d Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Alps-Maritimes, France, Aug 27, 1965).

Swiss architect, urban planner, painter,...

Morris, William

Peter Stansky.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Publishing; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art. 5637 words.

(b Walthamstow [now in London], March 24, 1834; d London, Oct 3, 1896).

English designer, writer and activist. His importance as both a designer and propagandist for the arts...