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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Cartwright, William

Giles Waterfield.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Performance Art and Dance. 320 words.

(bapt London, Jan 1, 1606; d London, Dec 17, 1686).

English actor and collector. He was the son of an actor who was a friend of Edward Alleyn, founder of Dulwich College. He...

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Maraval, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 178 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Painter, happenings artist. Multimedia.

Figuration Libre.

Maraval took part in the following group exhibitions: 1982, Painting and...

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Spoerri, Daniel

Ingrid Severin.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 775 words.

[Feinstein, Daniel Isaac]

(b Galaţi, Romania, March 27, 1930).

Swiss sculptor, performance artist and writer of Romanian birth. On the death of his father in 1942...

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Singier, Gustave

Ronald Alley.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 507 words.

(b Warneton, Belgium, Feb 11, 1909; d 1984).

French painter and stage designer of Belgian birth. He moved with his family to Paris in 1919 and began to paint at the age of 14,...

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Pimenov, Yury

V. I. Kostin.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art. 310 words.

[Georgy] (Ivanovich)

(b Moscow, Nov 20, 1903; d Moscow, Nov 6, 1977).

Russian painter, draughtsman and stage designer. He studied at the Higher Artistic and Technical...

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Cubo-Expressionism

Karel Srp.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 819 words.

Term used to describe a style of Czech avant-garde art, literature, film, dance and cabaret of the period 1909–21. It was introduced by art historians and critics, notably Jiří Padrta and...

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Polis, Miervaldis

Mark Allen Svede.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 258 words.

(b Riga, May 20, 1948).

Latvian painter and performance artist. He is Latvia’s Post-modernist paradox, challenging notions of originality and authorship in art while...

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Wang Wei

Peter C. Sturman.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; East Asian Art. 1126 words.

[zi Mojie ]

(b near Taiyuan, Shaanxi Province, ad 701; d c. 761).

Chinese poet, painter and Musician. One of China’s greatest poets, he was also a...

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Burnacini, Lodovico

Carola Wenzel.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Scenography; Renaissance Art. 635 words.

[Ludovico] (Ottavio)

(b Mantua, 1636; d Vienna, 1707).

Italian architect and stage designer, active in Austria. He went to Vienna in 1651 as the apprentice of his...

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Medunetsky, Konstantin

Christina Lodder.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 363 words.

[Kazimir] (Konstantinovich)

(b Moscow, 1899; d c. 1935).

Russian sculptor and stage designer. He studied at the Stroganov School in Moscow from 1914 to...

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Dardel, Robert-Guillaume

Guilhem Scherf.

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 488 words.

(b Paris, 1749; d Paris, July 29, 1821).

French sculptor. He was a pupil of Augustin Pajou. He was never a member of the Académie Royale and until 1791 had no access to the...

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Metzger, Gustav

Norman Rosenthal.

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 303 words.

(b Nuremberg, April 10, 1926).

German painter, performance artist and writer. He emigrated in 1939 to Britain, where he lived until c. 1980, but he regarded himself as...

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Moorman, Charlotte

Midori Yoshimoto.

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P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 406 words.

(b Little Rock, AR, 1933; d New York, Nov 8, 1991).

American cellist, performance artist and founder and organizer of the Annual New York Avant Garde Festival. Since her...

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Gallego, Antonio

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; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 161 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Villennes-sur-Seine (Yvelines).

Painter (including mixed media), intervention artist.

Nouvelle Figuration.

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Lint, Louis van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 1325 words.

Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1909, in Brussels; died 1986, in Brussels.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman (including wash), mixed media....

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Goldberg, Ken(neth Y.)

Beryl Graham.

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P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; History of Art; Art of the United States; Contemporary Art. 453 words.

(b Ibadan, 1961).

American computer artist, technologist, writer, and researcher of Nigerian birth. Goldberg grew up in Bethlehem, PA. He received dual BS degrees in...

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Erixson, Sven

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Textiles and Embroidery; 20th-Century Art. 437 words.

(b Tumba, nr Stockholm, Nov 23, 1899; d nr Stockholm, May 17, 1970).

Swedish painter, draughtsman, tapestry and stage designer. After studying under various artists in Tumba...

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Bogusz, Marian

Wojciech Włodarczyk.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 331 words.

(b Pleszew, April 25, 1920; d Warsaw, Feb 2, 1980).

Polish painter, sculptor and stage designer. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, in the studios of Jan Cybis (b 18...

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Roerich, Nicholas

Kenneth Archer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 952 words.

[Ryorikh, Nikolay (Konstantinovich)]

(b St Petersburg, Oct 9, 1874; d Nagar, nr Kulu, Himachal Pradesh, India, Dec 13, 1947).

Russian painter, stage designer and...

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Sosa, Antonieta

Lelia Delgado.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 180 words.

(b New York, March 1, 1940).

Venezuelan conceptual and performance artist. She studied psychology at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, and sat in on classes at...

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