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Abe, Kongo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 37 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1900, in Tokyo.

Painter.

Kongo Abe spent time in France when Surrealism was emerging. The movement had a great influence on him...

Abe, Nobuya

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 78 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1913, in Niigata.

Painter.

Nobuya Abe was self-taught. He was one of the founders of the Bunka Kyokai (Art Culture...

Abe, Shunpo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 44 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1877; died 1956.

Painter.

In the exhibition of Japanese art organised by the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris in 1929, Shunpo Abe’s...

Addis, Sir John M(ansfield)

Margaret Medley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 380 words.

(b London, June 11, 1914; d Pembury, Kent, July 31, 1983).

English diplomat, collector and art historian. In 1947, as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, he was posted...

Ado

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 433 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in France since 1962.

Born 23 December 1936, in Tokyo; died 1994, in Paris.

Painter, screen printer.

Ado was the son...

Adzhina Tepe

T. I. Zeymal’.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 647 words.

Buddhist monastery of the 7th century ad to first half of the 8th, in the valley of the Vakhsh River, 12 km east of Kurgan-Tyube, southern Tajikistan. During this early medieval period...

Agano

Richard L. Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 518 words.

Japanese region in Buzen Province (now part of Fukuoka Prefect.), northern Kyushu, where stonewares were manufactured at various sites from c. 1600 (see also Japan, §IX, 3, (i), (d)).

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Agikuchi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 17 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Painter.

Agikuchi exhibited two paintings at the 1933 Salon des Tuileries in Paris.

Ah Xian

Claire Roberts.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online November 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 563 words.

[Liu Jixian]

(b Beijing, May 7, 1960).

Chinese multimedia artist, active also in Australia. Ah Xian is a self-taught artist. He grew up during the Cultural Revolution...

Ai, Mitsu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 191 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 24 June 1907, in Hiroshima Prefecture; died 19 January 1946, in Shanghai.

Painter. Figures.

When Ai Mitsu enrolled at the...

Ai Mitsu

Toru Asano.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 374 words.

[Nichirō Aikawa; Nichirō Ishimura]

(b Hiroshima Prefecture, June 24, 1907; d Shanghai, Jan 19, 1946).

Japanese painter. On leaving school he became an apprentice in a...

Ai Weiwei

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Publishing; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 719 words.

Chinese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in China and the United States.

Born 18 May 1957, in Beijing, China.

Artist, architect, designer, curator, publisher,...

Ai Weiwei

Britta Erickson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 928 words.

(b Beijing, May 13, 1957; official birthdate Aug 28, 1957).

Chinese conceptual artist, curator and architect. Son of the poet Ai Qing (Jiang Haicheng) (1910–96). For 25...

Ai Xuan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 48 words.

Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born in Nanjing.

Painter. Flowers, animals.

Ai Xuan specialised in flowers and birds and was a member of the academy of painting...

Ai Xuan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 646 words.

Chinese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1947, in Jinhua (Zhejiang).

Painter. Scenes with figures, figures, landscapes.

Ai Xuan was the son of the poet Ai Qing...

Aida, Takefumi

Michael Spens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 430 words.

(b Tokyo, June 5, 1937).

Japanese architect, teacher and writer. He graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1960 and obtained his MArch in 1966 and DEng in 1971. He began...

Aigai

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 56 words.

Japanese, 19th century, male.

Born 1796, in Shimotsuke; died 1843.

Painter. Landscapes.

Nanga School.

After studying under Buncho (1763-1840) Aigai...

Aigasa, Masayoshi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 115 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1939, in Tokyo.

Print artist, painter, draughtsman, collage artist.

Aigasa Masayoshi graduated from the Tokyo National...

Aimi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art; East Asian Art. 51 words.

Japanese, 9th – 10th century, male.

Active in Kyoto 9th-10th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Aimi was the son and pupil of Kose no Kanaoka, the founder of...

Ainu

Hans Dieter Ölschleger.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; East Asian Art. 596 words.

[Emishi; Ezo; Mishihase]

Peoples who once lived in northern Japan and are now restricted to the islands of Hokkaido (Japan), southern Sakhalin and the Kuril chain. The Ainu live...