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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Jeremy Deller

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1966– )

British installation, video, and Performance artist, born in London. He studied history of art at the Courtauld Institute of Art (see Courtauld), where he specialized in...

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Philip Evergood

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b New York, 26 Oct. 1901; d Bridgewater, Conn., 11 Mar. 1973).

American painter. He was educated in England, at Eton and Cambridge (his mother came from a cultured British...

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Hélio Oiticica

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Brazilian painter, sculptor, and installation artist, born in Rio de Janeiro. His father was a photographer and painter, his grandfather was an anarchist leader. A combination of radical...

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Jörg Immendorff

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

German painter, sculptor, and Performance artist. Born in Bleckede in Lower Saxony, he became celebrated for his complex and provocative allegories of contemporary politics. He held his...

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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Clare Robertson.

in Art History

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History of Art. 8149 words.

Michelangelo Merisi (b. 1571–d. 1610), generally known from his birthplace in Lombardy as Caravaggio, was one of the founders of the baroque style. He continues to fascinate both for the...

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Borland, Christine

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 614 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 3 May 1965, in Darvel (Ayrshire), Scotland.

Sculptor, installation artist, printmaker. Figures, flowers. Multimedia.

Ch...

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Souza, Francis Newton

Anis Farooqi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art of the United States; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 460 words.

(b Goa, April 12, 1924; d Mumbai, March 28, 2002).

Indian painter and writer, active in Britain and the USA. After a difficult upbringing, he joined the Sir Jamshetjee...

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Pomar, Júlio

Ruth Rosengarten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 486 words.

(b Lisbon, 1926).

Portuguese painter, printmaker and poet. In 1943 he and other art students organized a series of independent exhibitions in Oporto, Lisbon and the provinces....

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Ataman, Kutlug

Michael Jay McClure.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 781 words.

(b Istanbul, 1961).

Turkish video and installation artist, active also in England and Pakistan. He was educated at Mimar Sinan University, the Sorbonne, Paris, Los Angeles Santa...

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