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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...

Alaïa, Azzedine

Pamela Elizabeth Grimaud.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 727 words.

(b Tunis, Feb 2, 1935).

French fashion designer, of Tunisian birth. Alaïa is renowned for his ‘second skin’ fashions and masterful cutting techniques (see fig.). Christened the...

Amer, Ghada

Chika Okeke-Agulu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 638 words.

(b Cairo, May 22, 1963).

American painter, sculptor, fibre and installation artist of Egyptian birth. Amer, one of the few young artists of African origin to gain prominence in...

Amer, Ghada

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; Contemporary Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 441 words.

Egyptian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in the USA.

Born 1963, in Cairo.

Draughtswoman, embroiderer.

Ghada Amer grew up in Paris. She studied at...

Armani, Giorgio

Diane Maglio.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 799 words.

(b Piacenza, July 11, 1934).

Italian fashion designer. Armani was dubbed the ‘Sexy Tailor’ by the American fashion press for sartorial innovations he introduced in menswear. He...

Atkinson, Conrad

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Film and Video Art; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 756 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in California.

Born 1940, in Cleator Moor (West Cumbria).

Painter, ceramicist, print artist, film maker, photographer....

Bedin, Martine

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Textiles and Embroidery; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 430 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active also active in Italy.

Born 31 October 1957, in Bordeaux.

Architect, designer, draughtswoman. Furniture, rug design.

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Broadhead, Caroline

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 305 words.

(b Leeds, W. Yorks, June 28, 1950).

English jewelleryand textile designer. She trained at Leicester School of Art (1968–9) and at the Central School of Art and Design, London...

Burrows, Stephen

Kirsta Willis.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 921 words.

(b Newark, NJ, Sept 15, 1943).

African-American fashion designer. Burrows’s trademarks included colour blocking, asymmetry, fluid jersey separates and fluted ‘lettuce’ hems....

Cardin, Pierre

Cassandra Gero.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 952 words.

(b Venice, July 1, 1922).

French couturier, ready-to-wear designer and entrepreneur. Cardin is known for space-age style fashions in the 1960s, pioneering the ready-to-wear...