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Weinberg, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 374 words.

South African, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Photographer.

Paul Weinberg received a bachelor of arts from Natal...

Josef Sudek

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1896–1976), Czech photographer, born in Kolin. Sudek was apprenticed to a bookbinder, but learned photography, probably from his sister Bozena Sudkova. He lost his right arm in the First...

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Annan family

Julie Lawson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1228 words.

Scottish family of photographers. Richard Annan was co-founder and business manager with his brother, (1) Thomas Annan, of the T. & R. Annan photographic studio in Glasgow in 1857. The...

Robert Hunt

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1807–87), English scientist. Born in Plymouth, Hunt was trained as a chemist but became interested in photography immediately following the announcements of 1839. He investigated the...

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Charles Nègre

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1820–80), French painter and documentary photographer. Born in Grasse, Nègre went to Paris at the age of 19. He studied painting under Ingres and Delaroche, another of whose pupils,...

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Henri Le Secq

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1818–82), French architectural photographer. The son of a politician, he studied art in the studio of Paul Delaroche in the early 1840s. Encouraged by fellow pupil Gustave Le Gray, he...

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Stefan Lorant

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1901–97), Hungarian-American journalist and editor, and a founder of modern photojournalism. Lorant left Hungary in 1919 to escape right-wing repression, one of a talented generation of...

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Gomis, Joaquim

Marta Gili.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 162 words.

(b Barcelona, Sept 19, 1902; d 1991).

Spanish photographer. Although his professional activity was centred on commercial and industrial work, he also had a role in the art...

Bisson family

Patricia Strathern.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 202 words.

French family of photographers. Louis-Auguste Bisson (Bisson aîné, Bisson fils; b Paris, 1814; d Paris, 1876) studied under Louis Daguerre and began to photograph professionally in 1840....

Keetman, Peter

Reinhold Misselbeck.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 248 words.

(b Wuppertal-Elberfeld, April 27, 1916).

German photographer. He became interested in photography through his father, a passionate amateur photographer. From 1925 he attended...

Poitevin, Alphonse Louis

Virginia Dodier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 239 words.

(b Conflans-sur-Anille, Sarthe, ?1819; d Conflans-sur-Anille, March 4, 1882).

French photographer, engineer and chemist. He began photographic research in 1842 while studying...

Johnson, Tore

Leif Wigh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 205 words.

(b Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, nr Paris, Jan 8, 1928; d Stockholm, May 14, 1980).

Swedish photographer. He studied from 1943 to 1948 at Viggbyholmsskola, Viggbyholm. In 1948 he was...

Llewelyn, John Dillwyn

L. J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Swansea, Jan 12, 1810; d Swansea, Aug 24, 1882).

Welsh photographer and chemist. He typified the scientific gentleman amateur who embraced the new art of photography. From...

Baargeld, Johannes Theodor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 403 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born in Cologne; died 1927, in the Tyrol.

Poet, collage artist, photomontage artist.

Dadaism.

Johannes Baargeld was the son...

Hardy, K8

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Film and Video Art; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art. 547 words.

American, 21st century, female.

Born 27 October 1977, in Fort Worth (Texas), United States.

Video artist, fashion stylist, photographer.

K8 Hardy is a New...

Nizzoli, Marcello

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 80 words.

Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1887, in Boretto; died 1969, in Nervi.

Collage artist, photomontage artist.

Marcello Nizzoli studied architecture in Parma, then...

Gelpke, André

Hans Christian Adam.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 131 words.

(b Beienrode, Gifhorn, Mar 15, 1947).

German photographer. He studied photography under Otto Steinert at the Folkwangschule, Essen, from 1969 until 1974. During and after his...

Nadar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 653 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 April 1820 , in Paris; died 1910 , in Paris.

Draughtsman (including charcoal), pastellist, caricaturist,writer, photographer....

Mayito

Erika Billeter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 177 words.

[García Joya, Mario ]

(b Santa María del Rosario, July 28, 1938).

Cuban photographer. He studied fine arts at the Escuela Superior de Arte San Alejandro, Havana...

Mercado, Melchor María

Pedro Querejazu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 217 words.

(b La Plata [now Sucre], 1816; d Sucre, 1871).

Bolivian painter, photographer, museum founder, scientist and Soldier. He was self-taught as a painter and established a...