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Bergson, Henri

David Kinmont.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Performance Art and Dance; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 607 words.

(b Paris, Oct 18, 1859; d Paris, Jan 3, 1941).

French philosopher. The son of a Polish Jewish musician, he took his baccalauréat at the Lycée Condorcet in Paris and entered the...

Body art

Tom Williams.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 1019 words.

Movement in performance art that took shape in the 1960s and 1970s in which artists use their own bodies or those of their audience as the basis for their work. Body art performances...

Expressionism

Paul Vogt and Ita Heinze-Greenberg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 4805 words.

International movement in art and architecture, which flourished between c. 1905 and c. 1920, especially in Germany. It also extended to literature, music, dance and theatre. The term...

Gaze, the

Amanda du Preez.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Film and Video Art; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2145 words.

Term used to indicate the complex visual matrix incorporating the one who looks as well as the one who is looked at. This means the one who imposes the gaze and the one who is the object...

Happening

Julia Robinson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1452 words.

Term first formally used by the American artist Allan Kaprow for his 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, presented in early October 1959 at the Reuben Gallery, New York City, as the inaugurating...

Installation art in Australia

John R. Neeson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2028 words.

Installation art is a hybrid of visual art practices including photography, film, video, digital imagery, sound, light, performance, happenings, sculpture, architecture, and painted...

Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim

Howard Caygill.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Performance Art and Dance; History of Art; 18th-Century Art. 1074 words.

(b Kamenz, Jan 21, 1729; d Brunswick, Feb 15, 1781).

German philosopher, critic and playwright. He was the leading representative of the German Enlightenment in the theatre and...

Multimedia

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Art Techniques and Principles. 271 words.

Term used in an art-historical context to describe art forms that include a variety of media, often unconventional. It is used mainly where a complete description of media would be too...

Music and art

Peter Vergo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Performance Art and Dance; History of Art. 8640 words.

At various points in history, philosophers and critics, artists and musicians have envisaged a profound relationship between the aural and the visual domains. This relationship has...

Performance art

RoseLee Goldberg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 5735 words.

Descriptive term applied to ‘live’ presentations by artists. It was first used very loosely by artists in the early 1960s in the USA to refer to the many live events taking place at that...