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Abstraction-Création

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 774 words.

International group of painters and sculptors, founded in Paris in February 1931 and active until 1936. It succeeded another short-lived group, Cercle et Carré, which had been formed in...

Alberti, Leon Battista

Paul Davies and David Hemsoll.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Renaissance Art. 14384 words.

(b Genoa, Feb 14, 1404; d Rome, April 1472).

Italian architect, sculptor, painter, theorist and writer. The arts of painting, sculpture and architecture were, for Alberti, only...

Baroque

Gauvin Bailey and Jillian Lanthier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 9020 words.

Term used to describe one of the first genuinely global styles of art and architecture in the Western canon, extending from...

Bauhaus

Rainer K. Wick.

in Oxford Art Online

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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...

Cubism

Christopher Green and John Musgrove.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 8234 words.

Term derived from a reference made to ‘geometric schemas and cubes’ by the critic Louis Vauxcelles in describing paintings exhibited in Paris by Georges Braque in November 1908; it is...

Duchamp, (Henri-Robert-)Marcel

Francis M. Naumann.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 6188 words.

(b Blainville, Normandy, July 28, 1887; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, Oct 2, 1968).

French painter, sculptor and writer, active also in the USA. The art and ideas of Duchamp, perhaps more...

Duchamp-Villon [Duchamp], (Pierre-Maurice-)Raymond

Marie-Noelle de Grandry-Pradel.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1480 words.

(b Damville, Eure, Nov 5, 1876; d Cannes, Oct 7, 1918).

French sculptor and draughtsman. The second son of a Normandy notary, he played a central role in the development of...

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...

Folk Art in America

Sandra Sider.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2100 words.

Folk art, or vernacular art (specific to a group or place), developed in Colonial America out of necessity when individual households produced most of the utilitarian objects required...