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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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Dauzas, Antonin Ferdinand

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 19th-Century Art. 82 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1817, in Colmar; died 1888, in Lyons.

Glass painter.

A Dominican friar from the Brotteaux monastery in Lyons, Antonin Dauzas drew...

Mathibe, Rebecca

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; African Art (Sub-Saharan). 156 words.

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

Birth date unknown.

Potter.

Rebecca Mathibe lives in Mufulwi Village in what was Venda (now Limpopo). Pottery in...

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...

Kernstok, Karoly

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 231 words.

Hungarian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 December 1873, in Budapest; died 1940.

Painter. Portraits, interiors with figures. Designs for stained glass, designs for...

Grieshaber, Helmut Andreas Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 926 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 15 February 1909, in Rot-Achalm, near Reutlingen (Upper Swabia); died 12 May 1981, in Reutlingen.

Engraver (wood). Designs for stained...

Zeisel, Eva

Kari Horowicz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 890 words.

[née Stricker, Éva Amália; Weissburg, Mrs Alexander]

(b Budapest, Nov 13, 1906; d New City, NY, Dec 30, 2011).

Hungarian ceramicist, designer and teacher. Zeisel began...

Bahía

Jorge G. Marcos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 498 words.

Pre-Columbian regional culture of coastal Ecuador that flourished c. 500 bcc. ad 500. Archaeological field research by Emilio Estrada and Matthew and Marion Stirling at Manta, Manabí,...

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),...

Knight [née Johnson], Dame Laura

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 300 words.

(b Long Eaton, Derbys, Aug 4, 1877; d London, July 7, 1970).

English painter and designer. She studied at Nottingham College of Art from 1889. In 1894 the deaths of her mother...

Humberstone family

Elizabeth Collard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 268 words.

Canadian family of potters. They were the only family in the history of Canadian ceramics active during three centuries. Five generations worked in Upper Canada (now Ontario): Samuel...

House, Harlan

Elizabeth Collard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 194 words.

(b Vancouver, Nov 14, 1943).

Canadian potter. He studied at the Alberta College of Art, Calgary (1964–9). He initially worked in stoneware making utilitarian wares but in 1975...

Artis, William Ellisworth

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 192 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 2 February 1914, in Washington (North Carolina), 1919, according to some sources; died 1977.

Sculptor, print artist, ceramicist,...

Torres, Rigoberto

Deborah Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 400 words.

(Robert)

(b Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, 1960).

Puerto Rican sculptor, active in the USA. Torres created plaster and fiberglass casts from life, depicting people in their...

Keiskamma Art Project

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Contemporary Art. 372 words.

South African, 21st century, collective of mostly women.

Needlework, painting, printmaking, ceramics. Local histories and scenes.

Established in 2000 by Carol Hofmeyr, an...

Bieler, Ernest

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Industrial and Commercial Art; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 952 words.

Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 July 1863, in Rolle (Vaud); died 1948, in Lausanne.

Painter, engraver, decorative artist. Figure compositions, figures,...

Brown, John George

Elizabeth Johns.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 406 words.

(b Durham, England, Nov 11, 1831; d New York, Feb 8, 1913).

American painter. A popular painter of rural and urban genre scenes, he spent his youth in England, where he served...

Wong, Martin

Michelle Yun.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 504 words.

(b Portland, OR, July 11, 1946; d San Francisco, CA, Aug 12, 1999).

Chinese–American painter and ceramicist. Wong was raised in San Francisco’s Chinatown and received a...