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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...

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,...

Harlem Renaissance

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 1810 words.

Resurgence in black culture, also called the New Negro Movement, which took place in the 1920s and early 1930s, primarily in Harlem, a neighborhood of the New York City borough of...

Panofsky, Erwin

Michael Podro and Margaret Barlow.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Art of the United States; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 1520 words.

(b Hannover, March 30, 1892; d Princeton, NJ, March 14, 1968).

German art historian, active in the USA. He wrote primarily on late medieval and Renaissance art in northern...

Sidney, Sir Philip

Graham Reynolds.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Renaissance Art. 544 words.

(b Penshurst, Kent, Nov 30, 1554; d Zutphen, nr Arnhem, Oct 17, 1586).

English statesman, soldier, poet and writer. He was the son of Sir Henry Sidney, who served three terms...

Wind, Edgar

Jaynie Anderson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; Art of the United States; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 881 words.

(b Berlin, May 14, 1900; d London, Sept 12, 1971).

German art historian active in Germany, the USA, and England. His work transcends the conventional categories of academic...

Wittkower, Rudolf

Janet Southorn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 744 words.

(b Berlin, June 22, 1901; d New York, Oct 11, 1971).

British art historian and writer of German birth. The son of Henry Wittkower and Gertrude Ansbach, he had British...

Wölfflin, Heinrich

Michael Podro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 1219 words.

(b Winterthur, June 24, 1864; d Zurich, July 19, 1945).

Swiss art historian . Starting as a student of philosophy he turned to art history under the influence of Jakob...