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Leerdam

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1878)

This Dutch glass manufacturing company was founded by C. A. Jeekel and commenced production in 1878, becoming NV Glasfabriek Leerdam in 1891. In the first...

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IKEA

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1943)

This furniture and furnishings company was founded in Sweden by Ingvar Kamprad (b. 1926). In the late 1990s it had almost 130 stores in 30 countries worldwide....

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Isamu Kenmochi

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1912–71)

One of the most significant figures in the emergence of Japanese industrial design after the Second World War, Kenmochi graduated in 1932 from the Tokyo College of...

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Gilbert Rohde

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(1894–1944)

Rohde was one of the first generation of American industrial designers, establishing his reputation in the 1920s and 1930s. Although most widely recognized for...

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McDonald's

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

(established 1948)

McDonald's, like Coca‐Cola, Marlboro, and Levi Strauss, has become a highly prominent global brand symbolically associated with notions of an American consumer...

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Devenish, John

Philip Goad.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 283 words.

(b Sydney, Dec 13, 1944; d Melbourne, Aug 17, 1990).

Australian architect and urban planner. He studied architecture at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, graduating...

Doyle, William D'arcy

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 331 words.

Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1932, in Ipswich, Queensland; died 28 August 2001, in Mudgeeraba, Queensland.

Painter. Scenes with figures, landscapes. Murals.

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Sims Japaljarri, Paddy

Vivien Johnson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 319 words.

(b Mt Nicker, N. Territory, ?1916–17).

Australian Aboriginal painter. He was the senior custodian of Kunatjarrayi, a major Dreaming site south-west of Yuendumu associated with...

Social Individualism: Walter Gropius and his Appropriation of Franz Müller-Lyer's Idea of a New Man

Tanja Poppelreuter.

in Journal of Design History

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 10971 words.

In 1929, Walter Gropius developed the ‘High-Rise Steel Frame Apartment Building’ that was based on theories about the emergence of a New Man put forward by sociologist Franz Müller-Lyer. In...

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Art to the Worker! National Socialist Fabrikausstellungen, Slippery Household Goods and Volksgemeinschaft

Michael Tymkiw.

in Journal of Design History

November 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 10171 words.

The Nazi leisure organization Kraft durch Freude organized roughly 4,000 exhibitions of artworks, crafts, and consumer objects in factories across Germany. This paper explores the...

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Whiting, Cliff

Jim Barr and Mary Barr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 313 words.

(b Te Kaha, NZ, May 6, 1936).

Maori wood-carver, painter and teacher . As a member of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe he was educated in the rural community of Te Kaha until he...

A World History of Design and the History of the World

Victor Margolin.

in Journal of Design History

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 6375 words.

World history, as an institutional enterprise with a community of scholars, a journal, and a professional association, is a comparatively recent phenomenon. Although comprehensive world...

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Affirmed Objects in Affirmed Places: History, Geographic Sentiment and a Region's Crafts

MICHAEL J. CHIARAPPA.

in Journal of Design History

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 0 words.

While it is frequently assumed that regional craft expresses regional identity, closer examination of the individuals that produce and study such craft, and the effects of their...

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Parallel Practices and the Dialectics of Open Creative Production

Gregory Turner-Rahman.

in Journal of Design History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 10211 words.

For over a decade, design culture portals have hosted online resources such as tutorials, examples of compelling design and links to other design-related websites. Although now surpassed by...

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How an Excavator Got Aesthetic Pretensions—Negotiating Design in 1960s’ Norway

Kjetil Fallan.

in Journal of Design History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 11484 words.

The highly mythical phenomenon, or even mythological construction, generally known as ‘Scandinavian Design’ reached its zenith in the mid to late 1950s. These so-called golden years have...

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Batmobama and ObaMarx: The Meanings of the Material and Visual Culture of Obama Mania

Elizabeth Kramer.

in Journal of Design History

November 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 9059 words.

This paper argues that the countless objects created in Barack Obama’s image during the Obama Mania of 2008–2009 were more than mere tokens of cool or examples of the spontaneous,...

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Alfred Powell: Idealism and Realism in the Cotswolds

JACQUELINE SARSBY.

in Journal of Design History

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 0 words.

Alfred Powell's idea of art embraced all work, not just what could be sold in a gallery; he saw it as inherent in happy, satisfying work of all kinds. Gimson's workshops in the South...

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Matchitt, Paratene Moko Puorongo

Michael Dunn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 175 words.

(b Tokomaru Bay, Aug 10, 1933).

New Zealand painter and sculptor. He studied art at Dunedin Teachers’ College in 1957. He was one of a group of young Maori arts and crafts...

Dance, Suzanne

Anna Rubbo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 343 words.

(b Melbourne, Sept 18, 1941).

Australian architect. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1965, and from 1970 she worked as a sole practitioner in Melbourne. She...

Australian regional art galleries

Pamela Bell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 1414 words.

While the main public art museums in Australia are to be found in its capital cities (see Australia §XII), throughout Australia there are over 160 regional art galleries, which are owned...