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Abadgian, Avietik

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 70 words.

Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Moscow.

Born 1952, in Moscow.

Painter. Portraits.

Avietik Abadgian produces paintings in which restrained...

Abadie, Marie Renée

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 126 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 31 May 1947, in the Haute-Garonne.

Painter (mixed media).

Abadie has lived and worked in Paris since 1985, after art and...

Aballéa, Martine

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 430 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 11 August 1950, in New York.

Installation artist, photographer. Multimedia.

Art Narratif.

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Abate, Alberto

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 144 words.

Italian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in Rome.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Citazionismo.

Work by Alberto Abate appeared in several collective...

Abbas, Akeel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 135 words.

Iraqi, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active since 1974 active in France.

Born 12 September 1948, in Shamyah (Mesopotamia).

Painter.

Akeel Abbas has shown...

Abbassi, Nasreddine

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 197 words.

Algerian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1949, in Constantine.

Painter, miniaturist. Local scenes, scenes with figures, landscapes.

Nasreddine Abbassi was a...

Abbeel, Jan van den

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 27 words.

Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1943, in Denderbelle.

Painter.

Jan van den Abbeel trained at the academy in Ghent. He explores variations on a single...

Abdul, Lida

Sarah Urist Green.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 634 words.

(b Kabul, June 5, 1973).

Afghan video and performance artist and photographer, active also in the USA. After fleeing Soviet-occupied Kabul with her family in the late 1980s,...

Abeles, Kim Victoria

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 471 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 28 August 1952, in Richmond Heights (Missouri).

Installation artist, video artist, photographer.

Kim Abeles was an...

Abeling, Johan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 47 words.

Dutch, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Emmen.

Painter. Landscapes.

Johan Abeling has exhibited with the Galerie Lieve Hemel, Amsterdam, since 1982,...

Aberhart, Laurence

Kyla Mackenzie.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 371 words.

(b Nelson, 1949).

New Zealand photographer. Aberhart became a leading photographer in New Zealand from the 1970s with his distinctive 8×10 inch black-and-white photographs,...

Aboriginal Australian contemporary art, 1990–2010

Ian McLean.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online November 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2977 words.

In the 1990s, Aboriginal art gained for the first time a substantial audience as contemporary art. Ten years earlier it had been the preserve of anthropologists and marketed as...

Abramović, Marina

Francis Summers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 967 words.

(b Belgrade, Nov 30, 1946).

Serbian performance artist, video artist and installation artist. She attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade (1965–70) before completing her...

Abramovic, Marina

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 1808 words.

Yugoslav, 20th–21st century, female.

Active in the Netherlands.

Born 30 November 1946, in Belgrade (now in Serbia).

Performance artist. Multimedia.

Conce...

Abrams, Elizabeth

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 268 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 26 March 1954, in New York.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Elizabeth Abrams studied at Mount Holyoke College in...

Absalon

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 244 words.

[Eshel, Meir]

(b Tel Aviv, Dec 26, 1964; d Paris, Oct 10, 1993).

Israeli sculptor. He adopted the name Absalon on his arrival in Paris in the late 1980s. During his...

Abu-Shakra, Asim

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Contemporary Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 346 words.

Israeli, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 11 November 1961, in Umm el Fahm.

Painter (including mixed media), draughtsman. Military subjects, figures, still-lifes, animals.

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Acconci, Vito

Frazer Ward.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 474 words.

(Hannibal)

(b New York, Jan 24, 1940).

American poet, performance, video, and installation artist, and urban designer. Acconci worked for an MFA degree at the...

Achard, Michel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 79 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1967.

Painter, engraver, photographer.

Achard took some courses at the École d'Arts Décoratifs in Nice, and studied...

Achour, Boris

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 372 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1966, in Marseilles.

Installation artist, sculptor, action artist, photographer.

Conceptual Art.

Boris Achour,...