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Ackerman, Phyllis

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 369 words.

(b. Oakland, CA, 1893; d. Shiraz, Iran, 25 Jan. 1977).

American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, Ackerman met and...

Adnan, Etel

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; Art Education; Art of the United States; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 184 words.

(b. Beirut, 1925).

Lebanese–American artist and writer. Daughter of a Greek Christian mother and a Syrian Muslim father, she was educated in Lebanon and at universities in...

Alston, Charles

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 350 words.

(Henry) [Spinky]

(b Charlotte, NC, Nov 29, 1907; d April 27, 1977).

African American painter, sculptor, graphic artist, muralist and educator. In 1913, Charles...

Alternative spaces in America

Virginie Bobin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 621 words.

Exhibition space that is not run by an institution or commercial organization is often described as an alternative space. The phenomenon of alternative spaces in the United States is...

American Federation of Arts

Klaus Ottmann.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 356 words.

American not-for-profit organization founded in 1909 that initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum...

Art Students League

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 669 words.

One of the oldest and largest artist-run schools of art instruction in the USA. The Arts Students League (ASL) was founded in 1875 by and for art students, many of whom were women. It...

Artists’ Caucus of Visual AIDS

Tom Williams.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 644 words.

American artists’ convention within the larger AIDS activist organization Visual AIDS. This group is best known for the famous Ribbon Project in 1991 in which artists and activists...

Ashton, Julian

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 340 words.

(Rossi)

(b Alderstone, England, Jan 27, 1851; d Bondi, Sydney, April 27, 1942).

Australian painter and writer . He attended the West London School of Art and, following...

Asian American Arts Centre

Matico Josephson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Performance Art and Dance; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 668 words.

American multi-ethnic arts organization based in New York’s Chinatown. The Asian American Arts Centre (AAAC) and its predecessors, the Asian American Dance Theatre (1974–93) and the...

Ažbe, Anton

Ksenija Rozman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 357 words.

(b Dolenčice, nr Škofja Loka, May 30, 1862; d Munich, Aug 5, 1905).

Slovenian painter and teacher, active in Germany . He trained in Ljubljana with the Slovenian painter...