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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Trsar, Drago

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 154 words.

Yugoslav, 20th century, male.

Active in Ljubljana.

Born 1927, in Planina (Rakek), now in Slovenia.

Sculptor.

Drago Trsar studied at the academy of fine...

Vida, Gheza

Gheorghe Vida.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 341 words.

(b Baia Mare, Feb 28, 1913; d Baia Mare, May 11, 1980).

Romanian sculptor. From childhood he was attracted to wood-carving, and from 1928 to 1931 he was self-taught. He then...

Etienne-Martin

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 749 words.

[Martin, Etienne]

(b Loriol-sur-Drôme, Feb 4, 1913; d Paris, March 21, 1995).

French sculptor. He studied sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon from 1929 to...

Chukwukelu, Mike

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 74 words.

Nigerian, 20th century, male.

Born 1945, in Awkuzu.

Sculptor. Masks.

Mike Chukwukelu creates 'Ijele' masks, highly spiritual pieces celebrating both the Igbo...

Strebelle, Olivier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 328 words.

20th century, male.

Born 20 January 1927, in Brussels.

Sculptor, potter, architect.

Olivier Strebelle is the son of Rodolphe Strebelle. He studied at the Brussels...

Bellegarde, Claude

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 1546 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, sculptor.

Groupe des Espaces Imaginaires...

Whiting, Cliff

Jim Barr and Mary Barr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 313 words.

(b Te Kaha, NZ, May 6, 1936).

Maori wood-carver, painter and teacher . As a member of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe he was educated in the rural community of Te Kaha until he...

Matchitt, Paratene Moko Puorongo

Michael Dunn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

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

(b Tokomaru Bay, Aug 10, 1933).

New Zealand painter and sculptor. He studied art at Dunedin Teachers’ College in 1957. He was one of a group of young Maori arts and crafts...

Wilson, Arnold Manaaki

Megan Tamati-Quennell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 174 words.

(b Ruatoki, Bay of Plenty, NZ, 1928).

Maori sculptor. His tribal affiliation is Tuhoe/Takimoana, Te Arawa/Tarawhai. He was the first Maori to graduate with honours in...

Rosado del Valle, Julio

Mari Carmen Ramírez.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 280 words.

(b Cataño, nr San Juan, 1922).

Puerto Rican painter, draughtsman and sculptor. He trained initially in Puerto Rico under the Spanish painter Cristóbal Ruiz and after moving to...

Burke, Selma Hortense

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 316 words.

(b Mooresville, NC, Jan 1, 1907; d New Hope, PA, Aug 29, 1995).

American sculptor, teacher, and writer. Burke initially trained as a nurse at the Women’s Medical College, NC,...

Mabasa [Mabaso], Noria

Elizabeth Rankin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 332 words.

(b Thsigalo, Ramukhumba district, northern Transvaal, May 10, 1938).

South African sculptor. She had no formal art training but used her rural woman’s skill of modelling clay...

Šaloun, Ladislav

Petr Wittlich.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 311 words.

(b Prague, Aug 1, 1870; d Prague, Oct 18, 1946).

Czech sculptor. He did not follow the usual formal and academic course of study, training instead in the studios of the...

Harrison, Pakariki

John Hovell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 260 words.

[Paki]

(b Tairawhiti, NZ, July 6, 1928; d Kennedy Bay, NZ, Dec 29, 2008).

Maori carver and craftsman. He was educated at Te Aute Maori Boys’ College, Waipawa county,...

Tevet, Nahum

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art. 281 words.

Israeli, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in the Messilot Kibbutz.

Sculptor of assemblages.

Nahum Tevet lives and works in Tel Aviv. Since 1971 his...

Bester, Willie

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 635 words.

South African, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Montagu (near Cape Town).

Sculptor, mixed media artist. Assemblages.

Willie Bester was born into a mixed...

Doyle, Sam

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 329 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1906, in St Helena Island (South Carolina); died 1985.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman. Figures, portraits.

Sam Doyle grew up on...

Makhubele Family

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 335 words.

South African, 20th–21st century, male and female.

Bead workers on cloth, sculptors in wire.

The Makhubele family is a community of artists in Limpopo, headed by the...

Ryback, Issachar Ber

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 1110 words.

Ukrainian, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1897, in Elisavetgrad (now Kirovhrad); died 1935, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache),...

Khrushch, Valentyn

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 630 words.

Ukrainian, 20th century, male.

Active in Ukraine and Russia.

Born 24 January 1943, in Odessa, Ukraine; died 24 October 2005, in Kimry, Russia.

Painter,...