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Sweeney

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Symbolic character in the poetry of T. S. Eliot. representing the vulgar but vital force of life, particularly in modern man. He is introduced in “Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service” (1918)...

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Sweeney, James Johnson

Paula A. Baxter.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 502 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, May 30, 1900; d New York, April 14, 1986).

American writer and museum official. After receiving a BA from Georgetown University, Washington, DC (1922), he...

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Nierendorf, Karl

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 20th-Century Art. 194 words.

(b Düsseldorf, April 18, 1889; d New York, Oct 25, 1947).

German art dealer and collector. He founded Kairos Verlag, and his publications included the magazine Der Strom, the...

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James, Henry

Adeline Tintner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 434 words.

(b New York, April 15, 1843; d London, Feb 28, 1916).

American writer, naturalized British in 1915. Taken to Europe as a child, he visited its museums and on his return to...

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Medley, Robert

Emmanuel Cooper.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art. 340 words.

(b London, Dec 19, 1905; d Oct 20, 1994).

English painter, illustrator and designer. He studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art (1921–3) and at the Slade School of Art...

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