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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...

Dewey, John

Casey Haskins.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1019 words.

(b Burlington, VT, Oct 20, 1859; d New York, June 1, 1952).

American philosopher, educator, and author. Dewey taught at the University of Michigan (1884–94), Ann Arbor, the...

Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis

Werner Szambien.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1080 words.

(b Paris, Sept 18, 1760; d Thiais, Dec 31, 1834).

French architect, teacher and writer. He was one of the most influential teachers of his time, and his radically rationalist...

Relational aesthetics

Nadja Rottner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 863 words.

French critic and philosopher Nicolas Bourriaud adopted the term ‘relational aesthetics’ in the mid-1990s to refer to the work of a selected group of artists, and what he considers...

Reynolds, Sir Joshua

David Mannings.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 10715 words.

(b Plympton, Devon, July 16, 1723; d London, Feb 23, 1792).

English painter, collector and writer. The foremost portrait painter in England in the 18th century, he transformed...