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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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Grīnbergs, Andris

Mark Allen Svede.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 289 words.

(b Riga, March 3, 1946).

Latvian performance artist and teacher. As a central figure in Latvia’s small hippy community of the 1960s, he declared his liberation from the...

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...

Migliorisi, Ricardo

Ticio Escobar.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 197 words.

(b Asunción, Jan 6, 1948).

Paraguayan painter. He studied in the studio of the painter Cira Moscarda but was basically self-taught and gained his formative experience in...

Transculturalism in Asian diasporic art

Alice Ming Wai Jim.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 2285 words.

Transculturalism proposes an approach to contemporary Asian art practices that addresses the conditions defining the modern experience of Asian artists living and working outside of...

Adsett, Sandy

John Hovell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 275 words.

(b Wairoa, Hawke’s Bay, NZ, Aug 27, 1939).

Maori painter, carver, weaver, costume and stage designer. His involvement with art began at Te Aute Maori Boys’ College (1954–7),...

Renta, Oscar de la

Kristen E. Stewart.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1378 words.

(b Santo Domingo, Jul 22, 1932; d Kent, CT, Oct 20, 2014).

Dominican-born American fashion designer. De la Renta’s illustrious career spans nearly six decades and is part of the...

Linton, J(ames) W(alter) R(obert)

Judith O’Callaghan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 180 words.

(b London, June 14, 1869; d Perth, Aug 29, 1947).

Australian silversmith, jeweller, woodworker and painter of English birth. His father was the watercolourist Sir James Dromgole...

Scott, Joyce J.

Jordana Moore Saggese.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 734 words.

(b Baltimore, MD, Nov 15, 1948).

African American sculptor, jeweller, printmaker, installation artist, performance artist, and poet . Daughter of the renowned quiltmaker...