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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Mt Grenfell

Andrée Rosenfeld.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Industrial and Commercial Art. 483 words.

Site of Aboriginal activity, c. 50 km north-west of Cobar, western New South Wales, south-east Australia. The Cobar Plain is a broad, semi-arid plain south of the Darling River....

Fomison, Tony

Jim Barr and Mary Barr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

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

(b Christchurch, July 12, 1939; d Waitangi, Feb 7, 1990).

New Zealand painter. After graduating in sculpture from the University of Canterbury in 1961, he began to paint...

Shalu

Barry Till.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 526 words.

[zhwa lu]

Site 19 km south-east of Shigatse in central Tibet. The monastery was founded in the 11th century, but only in the 14th century did it rise to prominence, when Buton...

Antinous

Thorsten Opper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 678 words.

(b Claudiopolis [Bithynion] c. ad 110; d Egypt, October ad 130).

Greek youth from north-western Asia Minor who became the companion and lover of the Roman emperor Hadrian (regnull...

Dance

Timothy J. McGee.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 6571 words.

Dance was one of the major pastimes during the late Middle Ages. It was a favorite leisure activity of all levels of society, from the peasants to the aristocrats, and was a part of most...