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Abaneri

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 354 words.

[anc. Abhānagari]

Temple site in north-eastern Rajasthan, India. It contains the fragmentary remains of two major monuments of the 8th century ad. The Chand Baori, a stepped...

‛Abd al-Samad

Milo Cleveland Beach and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1312 words.

[(Khwāja) ‛Abd al-Ṣamad; ‛Abd as-Ṣamad; Abdus Ṣamad]

(fl c. 1540–95).

Iranian miniature painter and calligrapher, active also in India. Trained in Safavid...

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,...

Abdullah, R. Basuki or Basoeki

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 464 words.

Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born 1915, in Surakarta (Java); died 1992.

Painter, pastellist. Figures, nudes, portraits, scenes with figures, genre scenes, landscapes.

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Abdullah, Soedjono

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 177 words.

Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born 1911; died 1991.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Abdullah Soedjono made a name for himself as a painter of Indonesian...

Abedin, Zainul

Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art. 357 words.

(b Kishorganj, East Pakistan [now Bangladesh], Nov 18, 1914; d Dhaka, May 28, 1976).

Bangladeshi painter and printmaker. He studied painting at the Government School of Art in...

‛Abid

Jeffrey A. Hughes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 321 words.

[‛Ābid]

(fl c. 1615–58).

Indian miniature painter, son of Aqa Riza and brother of Abu’l-Hasan. Both his father and his brother worked for the Mughal...

Abu’l-Hasan

J. P. Losty.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 1257 words.

(b 1588; fl 1600–30).

Indian painter.

In 1618 the Mughal emperor Jahangir (reg 1605–27) wrote in his memoirs that Abu’l-Hasan’s ‘work was perfect…At the present time he...

Abueva, Napoleon Veloso

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 371 words.

Filipino, 20th century, male.

Born 1930, in Bohol, Philippines.

Sculptor. Figures, historical subjects, religious subjects, allegory, myths.

Napoleon Veloso...

‛Adil Shahi family

R. Nath, Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1541 words.

[‛Ādil Shāhī]

Dynasty that ruled portions of southern India from 1489 to 1686. Its founder, Yusuf ‛Adil Shah (reg 1489–1509), had come to India from Persia and was appointed...

Affandi, Kusuma

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 355 words.

Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Cirebon (Java); died 1990.

Painter. Figures, scenes with figures, nudes.

Affandi worked at the Seni Rupa Academy in...

Affrandi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 59 words.

Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born c. 1907; died 23 May 1990, in Java.

Painter. Landscapes, local scenes.

In his early works Affrandi depicted Indonesian...

Afghanistan

D. W. MacDowall, W. Ball, Gregory L. Possehl, Maurizio Taddei, C. Fabrègues, E. Errington, N. Hatch Dupree, Sheila S. Blair, Jonathan M. Bloom and F. Tissot.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 25535 words.

Country of some 647,500 sq. km in the middle of the steppe and desert zone of Eurasia. It is bounded on the north by the Amu (Oxus) River and the republics of Central Asia, on the west...

Agha, Zubeida

Marcella Nesom-Sirhandi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art. 408 words.

(b Faisalabad, 1922).

Pakistani painter. She introduced non-traditional pictorial imagery in Pakistan and initiated a new era in painting. She completed a degree in political...

Agra

R. Nath.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 4490 words.

City and administrative seat of the district of the same name, in Uttar Pradesh, India. Situated on the Yamuna River in the fertile north Indian heartland, it is 200 km south of Delhi...

Aguilar-Alcuaz, Federico

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 156 words.

Filipino, 20th century, male.

Active in Europe.

Born 1932, in Manila.

Painter. Designs for tapestries.

Aguilar-Alcuaz initially studied law in Madrid...

Ahichchhatra

Gregory L. Possehl.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; South and Southeast Asian Art. 566 words.

[Ahicchatra; Adhicchatrā]

Fortified site in Bareilly District, Uttar Pradesh, India. It flourished from c. 500 bc to ad 1100, and it was identified by Alexander Cunningham as...

Ahmadabad

R. N. Mehta and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 2013 words.

[Ahmedabad]

City in western India, until 1970 the state capital of Gujarat.

Remains of bones and tools indicate occupation in the area around Ahmadabad during the...

Ai Khanum

Ye. V. Zeymal’.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 2085 words.

[Aï Khanoum; Ay-Khanum]

Site of a Hellenistic town of the Greco-Bactrian kingdom, located at the confluence of the Kokcha and Pyandzh rivers (tributaries of the Amu River),...

Aihole

Gary Michael Tartakov.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Buddhist Art. 1559 words.

[Aihoḷe, Aivalli; anc. Āryapura, Ayyāvoḷe]

Temple site and city in Karnataka, India, that flourished c. ad 525–1200.

An important centre of the early...