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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...

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...

Best, Arthur William

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 16 words.

American (?), 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in San Francisco.

Born 1859; died 1935.

Painter, teacher.

Bixbee, William Johnson

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 86 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 August 1850, in Manchester, New Hampshire; died 1921, in Lynn (Massachusetts).

Painter, illustrator, teacher.

William...

Black Mountain College

Mary Emma Harris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1050 words.

Experimental liberal arts college at Black Mountain, NC, open from 1933 to 1957. In the 1940s and early 1950s Black Mountain College was a centre for a group of painters, architects,...

Blackburn, Robert

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 425 words.

[Bob] (Hamilton)

(b Summit, NJ, Dec 10, 1920; d New York, NY, April 21, 2003).

African American printmaker and educator. Robert Blackburn’s family moved to Harlem when...

Bretteville, Sheila (Levrant) de

Alissa Walker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 777 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, Nov 4, 1940).

American graphic designer, installation artist and design educator. De Bretteville attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, NY, and was...

Carpenter, Dudley Saltonstall

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 54 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 26 February 1870, in Nashville (Tennessee); died 1955, in Santa Barbara (California).

Painter, illustrator, teacher. Portraits.

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Chase, William Merritt

Carolyn Kinder Carr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1543 words.

(b Williamsburg, IN, Nov 1, 1849; d New York, Oct 25, 1916).

American painter and printmaker. Chase received his early training in Indianapolis from the portrait painter...