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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

[Ge]

Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Bay, Juán

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 284 words.

Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Active also active in Italy.

Born 1892, in Tenque-Lauquen; died 1978.

Painter.

Futurism, Neo-Constructivism.

Gr...

Philippines art and architecture under Spanish Colonial Rule (1565–1898)

Kathryn Santner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 3485 words.

The Philippines is divided into three regions: Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao. The largest of the islands is Luzon, in the northern part of the archipelago; the capital, Manila, is...

Havana

Roberto Segre.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 1156 words.

[La Habana]

Capital of Cuba. The city of San Cristóbal de La Habana was established three times between 1514 and 1519: first, on the south coast of Cuba at the mouth of the...

Rio de Janeiro

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 1442 words.

Brazilian city, capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. It is situated on the western shores of Guanabara Bay, a protected harbour at the centre of the continent’s east coast, and is...

Santa Rita Corozal

Diane Z. Chase.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 657 words.

Pre-Columbian and later Maya centre in Chetumal Bay, northern Belize. The site has been occupied from c. 2000 bc to the present, but is primarily known for its Late Post-Classic period (null...

Cartagena

Fernando Carrasco Zaldúa.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 739 words.

(de Indias)

City in northern Colombia. It is located on the Caribbean coast in northern Colombia, in the department of Bolívar, with a population in the late 20th century of cnull...

Chiriquí

Joan K. Lingen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 1883 words.

Pre-Columbian culture of the Isthmian region of Latin America (classed archaeologically as part of the Intermediate area; see South America, Pre-Columbian, §II). Due to the paucity of...

González, Juan Francisco

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 75 words.

Chilean, 19th century, male.

Active in Limache, Chile and in Paris.

Born 1854; died 1933.

Painter. Genre scenes.

There are three distinct periods...

Toesca y Ricci, Joaquín

Ramón Alfonso Méndez Brignardello.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; 18th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 430 words.

(b Rome, c. 1740; d Santiago de Chile, 1799).

Italian architect, active in Chile. He began his career in the office of Francesco Sabbatini, who at that time was working for...

Portinari, Candido

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 1554 words.

Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Born 29 December 1903, in Brodowski (São Paulo); died 6 February 1962, in Rio de Janeiro.

Painter. Scenes with figures, genre scenes,...

Costa e Silva, José da

Zilah Quezado Deckker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 565 words.

(b Povos, nr Lisbon, July 25, 1747; d Rio de Janeiro, March 21, 1819).

Portuguese architect, active also in Brazil. He studied in Italy under royal patronage, a pattern of...

Morales de los Ríos (y García Pimentel), Adolfo

Alberto Villar Movellán.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 296 words.

(b Seville, March 10, 1858; d Rio de Janeiro, Sept 3, 1928).

Spanish architect, writer and teacher, active in Brazil. He was educated by the Jesuits at Puerto de Santa...

Ender, Thomas

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 247 words.

(b Vienna, Nov 3, 1793; d Vienna, Sept 28, 1875).

Austrian painter active in Brazil. He studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna, where from the start he was...

McLaren, Sidney

David Boxer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 171 words.

(b St Thomas, 1895; d St Thomas, 1979).

Jamaican painter. A farmer for most of his life, he did not begin painting until he was nearly 70 years old. A series of successes...

Lamanai

H. Stanley Loten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 715 words.

[Indian Church]

Site of extensive Pre-Columbian Maya settlement in northern Belize, on a low ridge on the west shore of the New River Lagoon at its northern end, where the...

Salango

Richard Lunniss.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art; Prehistoric Art. 638 words.

Pre-Columbian site in Manabí Province on the central coast of Ecuador, centred at the southern end of a sandy bay, sheltered by a headland and Salango Island. It had several phases of...

Uhle, Max

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; Pre-Columbian Art; 20th-Century Art. 224 words.

(b 1856; d 1944).

German archaeologist. His pioneering work in Peru and Bolivia between 1892 and 1912 revolutionized the archaeological study of Pre-Columbian South America....

Mesa-Bains, Amalia

Celia Stahr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 747 words.

(b Santa Clara, CA, July 10, 1943).

American Chicana installation artist and art educator. Mesa-Bains received a BA in painting from San José State University (1966), an MA...