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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Alfred H. Barr, Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Detroit, 28 Jan. 1902; d Salisbury, Conn., 15 Aug. 1981).

American art historian and museum administrator who played an enormously influential role in establishing an...

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Jacqmain, André

C. Mierop.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 191 words.

(b Brussels, Jan 15, 1921).

Belgian architect. He studied under Henri Lacoste (b 1885) at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (graduated 1944), where he learnt an...

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Lebanon, Republic of

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1766 words.

[Arab. Al-Jumhūriyya al-Lubnāniyya]

Country in the Middle East c. 10,400 sq. km in area, with a coastline along the eastern Mediterranean Sea, bordered in the north and east by...

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Tigowa

Donald M. Stadtner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 335 words.

Temple site in Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India, which flourished from the 5th to 9th centuries ad. Tigowa is best known for a small shrine dating to the 5th century, popularly...

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Dow, Thomas Millie

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 232 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 October 1848, in Dysart (Fifeshire), Scotland; died 1919, in St Ives.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Symbolism.

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Safavid family

Robert Hillenbrand and Basil Gray.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 3611 words.

Dynasty that ruled in Iran from 1501 to 1732.

Robert Hillenbrand

The dynasty took its name from its ancestor Shaykh Safi al-Din (d 1334), the...

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Buchanan, Roderick

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 475 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1965, in Glasgow.

Video artist, multimedia artist.

Roderick Buchanan studied Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art...

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