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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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Blackburn, Robert

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 425 words.

[Bob] (Hamilton)

(b Summit, NJ, Dec 10, 1920; d New York, NY, April 21, 2003).

African American printmaker and educator. Robert Blackburn’s family moved to Harlem when...

Thomas, Alma

Deborah F. Pokinski.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 495 words.

(b Columbus, GA, Sept 22, 1891; d Washington, DC, Feb 24, 1978).

African American painter and art educator. Thomas was the first graduate of the fine arts program at...

Binns, Vivienne

Anne Kirker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Art Education; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 636 words.

(b Wyong, NSW, Dec 6, 1940).

Australian painter, photographer and teacher. Binns trained as a painter at the National Art School, Sydney (1958–62) and held her first solo...

Basement Workshop

Alexandra Chang.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 521 words.

American community-based arts and activist group in New York that flourished from 1971 to 1986. Basement Workshop (Inc.) evolved during the Asian American art movement, inspired by the...

Black Mountain College

Mary Emma Harris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1050 words.

Experimental liberal arts college at Black Mountain, NC, open from 1933 to 1957. In the 1940s and early 1950s Black Mountain College was a centre for a group of painters, architects,...

American Federation of Arts

Klaus Ottmann.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 356 words.

American not-for-profit organization founded in 1909 that initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum...

DeCarava, Roy

James Smalls.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 589 words.

(b New York, NY, Dec 9, 1919; d New York, NY, Oct 27, 2009).

American photographer and teacher. A central figure in post-war American photography, DeCarava strongly...

Alston, Charles

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 350 words.

(Henry) [Spinky]

(b Charlotte, NC, Nov 29, 1907; d April 27, 1977).

African American painter, sculptor, graphic artist, muralist and educator. In 1913, Charles...

Obata, Chiura

Miwako Tezuka.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 441 words.

(b Okayama prefecture, Japan, Nov 18, 1885; d California, Oct 6, 1975).

Japanese-born American painter. Obata is known for his sumi ink paintings, watercolors and woodblock...