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Alberti, Leon Battista

Paul Davies and David Hemsoll.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Renaissance Art. 14384 words.

(b Genoa, Feb 14, 1404; d Rome, April 1472).

Italian architect, sculptor, painter, theorist and writer. The arts of painting, sculpture and architecture were, for Alberti, only...

Baroque

Gauvin Bailey and Jillian Lanthier.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; Renaissance Art. 9020 words.

Term used to describe one of the first genuinely global styles of art and architecture in the Western canon, extending from...

Bauhaus

Rainer K. Wick.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; Art Education; 20th-Century Art. 4422 words.

[Bauhaus Berlin; Bauhaus Dessau, Hochschule für Gestaltung; Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar]

German school of art, design and architecture, founded by Walter Gropius. It was...

Bötticher, Karl

Michael J. Lewis.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 754 words.

(Gottlieb Wilhelm)

(b Nordhausen, May 29, 1806; d Berlin, June 19, 1889).

German architect, theorist, teacher and writer. He entered the Berlin Bauakademie in 1827 and...

Cinema

Priscilla Boniface.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art of the United States. 1243 words.

Building for the projection and viewing of films. The term derives from cinématographie, the equipment devised for showing moving pictures patented by the Lumière brothers in France in...

Constructivism

Christina Lodder.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 5250 words.

Avant-garde tendency in 20th-century painting, sculpture, photography, design and architecture, with associated developments in literature, theatre and film. The term was first coined...

Craftsman Movement

Robert M. Craig.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1005 words.

Early 20th-century American manifestation of the late 19th-century international Arts and Crafts Movement and similarly grounded on the ideas of John Ruskin and William Morris. The...

Cubism

Christopher Green and John Musgrove.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 8234 words.

Term derived from a reference made to ‘geometric schemas and cubes’ by the critic Louis Vauxcelles in describing paintings exhibited in Paris by Georges Braque in November 1908; it is...

Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis

Werner Szambien.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1080 words.

(b Paris, Sept 18, 1760; d Thiais, Dec 31, 1834).

French architect, teacher and writer. He was one of the most influential teachers of his time, and his radically rationalist...

Endell, August

Gisela Moeller.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 708 words.

(b Berlin, April 12, 1871; d Berlin, April 13, 1925).

German architect, designer, writer and teacher. After moving to Munich in 1892, he abandoned his plan to become a...

Expressionism

Paul Vogt and Ita Heinze-Greenberg.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 4805 words.

International movement in art and architecture, which flourished between c. 1905 and c. 1920, especially in Germany. It also extended to literature, music, dance and theatre. The term...

Gothic

Peter Kidson, Michael T. Davis, Paul Crossley, Dany Sandron, Kathryn Morrison, Andreas Bräm, Pamela Z. Blum, V. Sekules, Phillip Lindley, Ulrich Henze, Joan A. Holladay, G. Kreytenberg, Guido Tigler, R. Grandi, Anna Maria D’Achille, Francesco Aceto, J. Steyaert, Pedro Dias, Jan Svanberg, Angela Franco Mata, Peta Evelyn, Peter Tångeberg, Carola Hicks, Marian Campbell, Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, A. M. Koldeweij, G. Reinheckel, Judit Kolba, Lennart Karlsson, Barbara Drake Boehm, Danielle Gaborit-Chopin, Virginia Chieffo Raguin, Yvette Vanden Bemden, Nigel J. Morgan, Daniel Kletke, Erhard Drachenberg and Scot McKendrick.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art. 137010 words.

Term used to denote, since the 15th century, the architecture and, from the 19th, all the visual arts of Europe during a period extending by convention from about 1120 to 1400 in...

Grotesque

Monique Riccardi-Cubitt.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 2574 words.

French term derived from the Italian grottesco, describing a type of European ornament composed of small, loosely connected motifs, including scrollwork, architectural elements,...

Historicism

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art. 1474 words.

Term used to describe a tendency in the work of some artists and architects to see their work as part of a general process of cultural development capable of historical analysis. The...

Hübsch, (Gottlieb) Heinrich

Claudia Bölling.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 1157 words.

(Christian)

(b Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Feb 9, 1795; d Karlsruhe, April 3, 1863).

German architect, architectural historian, theorist, writer and teacher. He was...

Installation art in Australia

John R. Neeson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; 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; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2028 words.

Installation art is a hybrid of visual art practices including photography, film, video, digital imagery, sound, light, performance, happenings, sculpture, architecture, and painted...

Kitsch

Denis Dutton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Photography and Photographs; Architecture; History of Art. 1255 words.

[Ger.: ‘pretentious trash’; Ger. dialect kitschen: ‘to smear’; verkitschen: ‘to sentimentalize’, ‘to cheapen’]

Term used to identify spurious imitations of genuine artistic...

Le Corbusier

Tim Benton.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 12693 words.

[Jeanneret, Charles-Edouard]

(b La Chaux de Fonds, Oct 6, 1887; d Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Alps-Maritimes, France, Aug 27, 1965).

Swiss architect, urban planner, painter,...

Morris, William

Peter Stansky.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Publishing; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art. 5637 words.

(b Walthamstow [now in London], March 24, 1834; d London, Oct 3, 1896).

English designer, writer and activist. His importance as both a designer and propagandist for the arts...

Post-modernism

Caroline A. Jones.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 1688 words.

Term used to characterize developments in architecture and the arts after the 1960s, when there was a clear challenge to the dominance of Modernism; the term was applied predominantly...