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Baudelaire, Charles(-Pierre)

Nicole Savy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 1066 words.

(b Paris, April 9, 1821; d Paris, Aug 31, 1867).

French writer and critic. He was brought up to love painting and from a young age was interested in aesthetics and art criticism....

Berenson, Bernard

Margaret Moore Booker.

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; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1317 words.

(b Butrimonys, Alytus County, Lithuania, June 26, 1865; d Settignano, Italy, Oct 6, 1959).

American art historian, critic, and connoisseur. Berenson was perhaps the single most...

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...

Bötticher, Karl

Michael J. Lewis.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 754 words.

(Gottlieb Wilhelm)

(b Nordhausen, May 29, 1806; d Berlin, June 19, 1889).

German architect, theorist, teacher and writer. He entered the Berlin Bauakademie in 1827 and...

Cockerell, Sir Sydney Carlyle

Michelle P. Brown.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 397 words.

(b Brighton, July 16, 1867; d Kew, May 1, 1962).

English museum curator and collector. He was the son of a coal merchant and in 1884 joined the family firm, where he remained...

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...

Croce, Benedetto

Colin Lyas.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 850 words.

(b Pescasséroli, Abruzzi, Feb 25, 1866; d Naples, Nov 20, 1952).

Italian historian, critic, philosopher and statesman. He began his intellectual career as a historian, and his...

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...

Dilthey, Wilhelm

Andrew Dobson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 366 words.

(b Biebrich, Hesse, Nov 19, 1831; d Seis, Tyrol [now Bolzano, Italy], 1911).

German philosopher. He had a profound influence on philosophy in the 20th century, particularly on...

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

Marie-Noelle de Grandry-Pradel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

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...