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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Droit, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; 20th-Century Art. 106 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 1884, in Lunéville; died 1961.

Painter, illustrator, poster artist, designer.

Jean Droit worked on L'Illustration and Annales. He...

Cole, John Ralph

Robert C. Harvey.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2197 words.

Cole, John Ralph (14 December 1914–13 August 1958), cartoonist, known as “Jack Cole,” was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, the son of DeLace Cole, a dry goods salesman and amateur...

Winans, Walter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 236 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Great Britain and in the USA.

Born 1852, in St Petersburg, to an American father; died 12 August 1920, in London.

P...

Fonseca, Gonzalo

Angel Kalenberg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 223 words.

(b Montevideo, July 2, 1922; d Seravezza, Italy, June 10, 1997).

Uruguayan painter and sculptor. He studied from 1942 under Joaquín Torres García and was one of the...

Charney, Melvin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 425 words.

Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1935; died 17 September 2012.

Sculptor, draughtsman, painter, installation artist, architect.

In 1976 Charney attracted...

Carrillo, Lilia

Leonor Morales.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 222 words.

(b Mexico City, Nov 2, 1930; d Mexico City, June 6, 1974).

Mexican painter and stage designer. She studied at the Escuela de Pintura y Escultura la Esmeralda in Mexico City...