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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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Alvim, Fernando

Carol Magee.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 500 words.

(b Luanda, 1963).

Angolan sculptor, installation artist, and curator. Alvim began exhibiting internationally in the 1980s, at such shows as Africus, the 1995 Johannesburg...

African American Expatriate Artists

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1679 words.

[Negro Colony]

Group of African American artists active in France in the 1920s and 1930s. Between the world wars Paris became a Mecca for a “lost generation” of Americans....

Miko, William

Deborah A. Hoover.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 361 words.

(Bwalwa)

(b Mwense, 1961).

Zambian painter, sculptor, graphic artist and administrator. He received a diploma in the teaching of art from Evelyn Hone College, Lusaka...