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Adams, Dennis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 326 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 15 November 1948, in Des Moines (Iowa).

Environmental artist, video artist, installation artist.

Dennis Adams lives and...

Allen, Terry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 888 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 7 May 1943, in Wichita (Kansas).

Sculptor, environmental artist, performance artist, video artist.

Terry Allen studied at the...

Allora & Calzadilla

Sofia Hernández Chong Cuy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 900 words.

American installation artists, active also in Puerto Rico. Jennifer Allora (b Philadelphia, 20 March 1974) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Richmond,...

Alston, Charles

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 350 words.

(Henry) [Spinky]

(b Charlotte, NC, Nov 29, 1907; d April 27, 1977).

African American painter, sculptor, graphic artist, muralist and educator. In 1913, Charles...

Arai, Tomie

Margo Machida.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 571 words.

(b New York, Aug 16, 1949).

American printmaker and installation artist. Born and raised in New York City, Arai, a third-generation Japanese American printmaker, mixed-media...

Arman

Alfred Pacquement.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 951 words.

[Fernandez, Armand]

(b Nice, Nov 17, 1928; d New York, Oct 22, 2005).

American sculptor and collector of French birth. Arman lived in Nice until 1949, studying there...

Aycock, Alice

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 456 words.

(b Harrisburg, PA, Nov 20, 1946).

American sculptor, draughtswoman, and installation and environmental artist. She studied liberal arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick,...

Aycock, Alice

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 876 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 20 November 1946, in Harrisburg (Pennsylvania).

Sculptor, draughtswoman, multimedia artist.

Land Art.

Alice...

Baca, Judith

Anne K. Swartz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 413 words.

(Francisca )

(b East Los Angeles, CA, Sept 20, 1946).

American muralist, activist and teacher. Born to Mexican–American parents, Baca is recognized as one of the...

Banksy

Elizabeth K. Mix.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 777 words.

(b Bristol, ?1974).

English graffiti and interventionist artist. Banksy is best known for stencilled graffiti that sometimes mimics government posts. His graffiti, both freehand...

Borofsky, Jonathan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 1627 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1942, in Boston (Massachusetts).

Painter, draughtsman, environmental artist. Multimedia.

Bad Painting, New Image (related to).

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Bretteville, Sheila (Levrant) de

Alissa Walker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 777 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, Nov 4, 1940).

American graphic designer, installation artist and design educator. De Bretteville attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, NY, and was...

Chin, Mel

Mary M. Tinti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 637 words.

(b Houston, TX, 1951).

American sculptor, installation and conceptual artist. His multimedia works investigate the pathology of contemporary culture. Mel Chin was born and...

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Stephen S. Prokopoff.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1068 words.

Artistic partnership. Christo [Christo Javacheff] (b Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 13 June 1935, d New York, 18 Nov 2009), an American artist of Bulgarian birth, studied at the Fine Arts Academy in...

Chu, Ken

Margo Machida.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 680 words.

(b Hong Kong, 1953).

Asian American mixed-media and installation artist and cultural activist. Ken Chu came to the United States from Hong Kong in 1971, settling in California...

Davis, Gene

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 663 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1920, in Washington; died 1985.

Painter, environmental artist.

Minimal Art.

Gene Davis studied at the University of...

De Maria, Walter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 1336 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1 October 1935, in Albany (California); died 25 July 2013, in Los Angeles.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

Minimal Art, Land Art.

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De Maria, Walter

Derrick R. Cartwright.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 598 words.

(b Albany, CA, Oct 1, 1935; d Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2013).

American sculptor. He studied history at the University of California, Berkeley (1953–7), and then art, under...

Denes, Agnes

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 321 words.

(b Budapest, 1931).

American conceptual and environmental artist of Hungarian birth. She was educated in Sweden and the USA. In much of her work she presented analytical...

Denes, Agnes

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 362 words.

American, 20th century, female.

Born 1938, in Budapest, Hungary.

Draughtswoman (ink).

Conceptual Art, Environmental Art.

Agnes Denes started out as a...