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community

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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Drama and medieval art

Elina Gertsman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 939 words.

Art and drama in the Middle Ages existed in a complex, symbiotic relationship. Material culture certainly formed an integral part of a wide variety of medieval performances, including...

Āboliņš, Valdis

Mark Allen Svede.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; 20th-Century Art. 283 words.

(b Liepāja, April 14, 1939; d West Berlin, Feb 14, 1984).

Latvian performance artist. He arrived in Germany at the age of five as a refugee and later triumphed over geopolitical...

Engramelle, Marie Dominique Joseph

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 49 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Born 24 March 1727, in Neudonchel; died 1780 or 1781, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, musician.

Marie Dominique Joseph...

Kulik, Oleg Borisovich

Adrienne Kochman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 600 words.

[Kulik, Oleh]

(b Kyiv, Ukraine, April 15, 1961).

Russian performance artist, sculptor, photographer, and curator of Ukrainian ethnicity. He studied at the Kyiv Art...

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...

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,...

Gates, Theaster

Rebecca Zorach.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; Contemporary Art. 652 words.

(b Chicago, IL, Aug 28, 1973).

Multidisciplinary visual artist whose work combines performance, installation, and social practice. Gates grew up in a tight-knit African American...

Zhang Huan

Melissa Chiu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 547 words.

(b Anyang, Jan 23, 1965).

Chinese performance artist, active also in the USA . Zhang studied art at Henan University and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. In...

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....

Young, John Zerunge

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; East Asian Art. 482 words.

Chinese-Australian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Hong Kong.

Painter, performance artist, writer. Multimedia.

John Zerunge Young emigrated from Hong...

Pérez, Javier

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Sculpture and Carving; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 291 words.

Spanish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1968, in Bilbao.

Sculptor, performance artist, draughtsman, installation artist.

Javier Pérez studied at the school of...

Ono, Yoko

Kevin Concannon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1031 words.

(b Tokyo, Feb 18, 1933).

Japanese multimedia artist, composer, and musician, active also in the USA and the UK. Born into a prominent Japanese banking family, Ono spent her...

Belmore, Rebecca

Charlotte Townsend-Gault.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; Native American Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 680 words.

(b Upsala, Ontario, March 22, 1960).

Native American, Canadian installation and performance artist of Anishinabe descent. She attended the Ontario College of Art and Design,...

Monk, Meredith

Virginie Bobin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 504 words.

(b New York, NY, Nov 20, 1942).

American composer, performer, choreographer, vocalist, filmmaker and visual artist. After graduating from a combined performing arts program at...

Fletcher, Harrell

Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 555 words.

(b Santa Maria, CA, Sept 19, 1967).

Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander

American social practice artist.

He was awarded a BFA in photography...

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),...

Lacy, Suzanne

Anne K. Swartz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 673 words.

(b Wasco, CA, 1945).

American installation, video and performance artist. The oldest of three children of a father from Tennessee and a mother with a Canadian–Scottish...

Jacir, Emily

Mary Chou.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 608 words.

(b Bethlehem, 1970).

Palestinian conceptual artist. Jacir’s works use a variety of media including film, photography, installation, performance, video, sound, sculpture and...

Rickard, Jolene

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Native American Art; Art of the United States. 278 words.

Native American (Tuscarora), 20th century, female.

Born 1956, in Sanborn (New York).

Photographer, installation artist, curator, and professor.

Jolene Rickard...

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...