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Tousignant, Claude

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 311 words.

(b Montreal, Dec 23, 1932).

Canadian painter and sculptor. He studied at the Montreal Museum School of Arts and Design from 1948 to 1952 under Jacques de Tonnancour. In October...

Celmins, Vija

Cecile Johnson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 417 words.

(b Riga, Latvia, Oct 25, 1939).

American painter, sculptor, object-maker and draughtswoman, of Latvian birth. In 1944 her family fled to eastern Germany, eventually settling...

Antonakos, Stephen

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 405 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Active from 1930 in the USA.

Born 1926, in Ayios Nikolaos (Crete), Greece; died 17 August 2013, in New York City.

Sculptor,...

Artis, William Ellisworth

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 192 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 2 February 1914, in Washington (North Carolina), 1919, according to some sources; died 1977.

Sculptor, print artist, ceramicist,...

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...

African American Expatriate Artists

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1679 words.

[Negro Colony]

Group of African American artists active in France in the 1920s and 1930s. Between the world wars Paris became a Mecca for a “lost generation” of Americans....

Torres, Rigoberto

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 400 words.

(Robert)

(b Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, 1960).

Puerto Rican sculptor, active in the USA. Torres created plaster and fiberglass casts from life, depicting people in their...

Heavyshield, Faye

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Native American Art. 237 words.

Canadian First Nations (Blood/Kainai), 20th–21st century, female.

Born 1953, in Kainai Reserve (Alberta).

Sculptor, installation artist, photographer.

Blackfoot...

Pérez, Javier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 291 words.

Spanish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1968, in Bilbao.

Sculptor, performance artist, draughtsman, installation artist.

Javier Pérez studied at the school of...

Antonakos, Stephen

Robert Saltonstall Mattison.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 348 words.

(b Saint Nicholas, Nov 1, 1926; d New York, NY, Aug 17, 2013).

American sculptor and installation artist of Greek birth. Known for his neon environments, he has used light over...

Miko, William

Deborah A. Hoover.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 361 words.

(Bwalwa)

(b Mwense, 1961).

Zambian painter, sculptor, graphic artist and administrator. He received a diploma in the teaching of art from Evelyn Hone College, Lusaka...

Myōman Mokujiki

Donald F. McCallum.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 389 words.

[Mokujiki Gogyō; Mokujiki Gyōdō; Mokujiki Meiman]

(b Marubatake, Kai Province [now Yamashi Prefecture], 1718; d 1810).

Japanese sculptor and Buddhist monk. He was...

Armajani, Siah

Dennis Raverty.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 882 words.

(b Tehran, Jul 10, 1939).

American sculptor of Iranian birth. Armajani studied in Iran at the University of Tehran before immigrating to the USA in 1960 to complete his studies in...

Roszak, Theodore

Joan Marter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 898 words.

(b Poznań, May 1, 1907; d New York, Sept 2, 1981).

American sculptor and painter of Polish birth. Roszak was born in Poland, and his family moved to the United States when he...

Peterman, Dan

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

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. 404 words.

(b Minneapolis, MN, 1960).

American sculptor and installation artist. After studying at the University of Wisconsin (BFA, 1983) and the University of Chicago (MFA, 1986),...

Gonzalez-Torres, Felix

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 526 words.

[González-Torres, Félix]

(b Guaimaro, Cuba, Nov 26, 1957; d New York, Jan 9, 1996).

American sculptor and photographer of Cuban birth. He moved in 1979 to New York,...

Fuller [née Warrick], Meta Vaux

Revised and updated by Margaret Barlow.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Renaissance Art; 20th-Century Art. 458 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, Jan 9, 1877; d Framingham, MA, 1968).

African American sculptor. Her long career anticipated and included the period of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s...

Asawa, Ruth

Midori Yoshimoto.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 393 words.

(Aiko)

(b Norwalk, CA, Jan 24, 1926; d San Francisco, CA, Aug 5, 2013).

American sculptor, painter and draftsman. Asawa was born the fourth of seven children to...

Sonnier, Keith

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 432 words.

(b Mamou, LA, July 31, 1941).

American sculptor and conceptual artist. He grew up in a rural, French-speaking Cajun community. He studied art and anthropology from 1959 at...

Jacir, Emily

Mary Chou.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 608 words.

(b Bethlehem, 1970).

Palestinian conceptual artist. Jacir’s works use a variety of media including film, photography, installation, performance, video, sound, sculpture and...