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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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Baillairgé, Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 149 words.

Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 1791; died 1859, in Quebec.

Sculptor.

Thomas Baillairgé was the son of François Baillairgé, and it is very seldom that one can...

Auvray, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 59 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Died after 1786.

Sculptor.

Jean Auvray was admitted as a member of the Communauté des Maîtres Peintres et Sculpteurs de Paris...

Trsar, Drago

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 154 words.

Yugoslav, 20th century, male.

Active in Ljubljana.

Born 1927, in Planina (Rakek), now in Slovenia.

Sculptor.

Drago Trsar studied at the academy of fine...

Le Marchand, David

Charles Avery.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 572 words.

(b Dieppe, Oct 12, 1674; d London, March 17, 1726).

French ivory-carver, active in Britain. He was the son of Guillaume Le Marchand, a painter, and was presumably trained in...

Farrell, Sir Thomas

Paula Murphy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 304 words.

(b Dublin, 1827; d Dublin, July 2, 1900).

Irish sculptor. He was the third son of Terence Farrell (1798–1876), a sculptor who headed a family workshop and earned fame carving...

Vida, Gheza

Gheorghe Vida.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 341 words.

(b Baia Mare, Feb 28, 1913; d Baia Mare, May 11, 1980).

Romanian sculptor. From childhood he was attracted to wood-carving, and from 1928 to 1931 he was self-taught. He then...

Etienne-Martin

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 749 words.

[Martin, Etienne]

(b Loriol-sur-Drôme, Feb 4, 1913; d Paris, March 21, 1995).

French sculptor. He studied sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon from 1929 to...

Hewetson, Christopher

Fintan Cullen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 656 words.

(b Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, c. 1736; d Rome, 1798).

Irish sculptor. He went to school at Kilkenny College, after which he may have studied briefly in Dublin. By 1765 he was...

Forest, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 31 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1587; died 9 November 1675, in Paris.

Painter.

Pierre Forest was a Protestant and 'warden of the community of master painters...

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...

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...

Cassavetti Zambaco, Maria

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art. 206 words.

Greek, 19th century, female.

Born 29 April 1843, in London; died 14 July 1914, in Paris.

Sculptor.

Maria Cassavetti Zambaco was a wealthy Greek Heiress. Following...

Bellegarde, Claude

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 1546 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, sculptor.

Groupe des Espaces Imaginaires...

Whiting, Cliff

Jim Barr and Mary Barr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 313 words.

(b Te Kaha, NZ, May 6, 1936).

Maori wood-carver, painter and teacher . As a member of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe he was educated in the rural community of Te Kaha until he...

Ezekiel, Moses Jacob

Keith Gibson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1270 words.

(b Richmond, VA, Oct 28, 1844; d Rome, Italy, March 21, 1917).

American sculptor, active in Italy. Ezekiel earned international fame during the third quarter of the 19th century...

Matchitt, Paratene Moko Puorongo

Michael Dunn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 175 words.

(b Tokomaru Bay, Aug 10, 1933).

New Zealand painter and sculptor. He studied art at Dunedin Teachers’ College in 1957. He was one of a group of young Maori arts and crafts...

Wilson, Arnold Manaaki

Megan Tamati-Quennell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 174 words.

(b Ruatoki, Bay of Plenty, NZ, 1928).

Maori sculptor. His tribal affiliation is Tuhoe/Takimoana, Te Arawa/Tarawhai. He was the first Maori to graduate with honours in...

Rosado del Valle, Julio

Mari Carmen Ramírez.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 280 words.

(b Cataño, nr San Juan, 1922).

Puerto Rican painter, draughtsman and sculptor. He trained initially in Puerto Rico under the Spanish painter Cristóbal Ruiz and after moving to...

Burke, Selma Hortense

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 316 words.

(b Mooresville, NC, Jan 1, 1907; d New Hope, PA, Aug 29, 1995).

American sculptor, teacher, and writer. Burke initially trained as a nurse at the Women’s Medical College, NC,...

Calcagni, Antonio

B. K. Grindstaff.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 831 words.

(di Bernardino)

(b Recanati, Dec 18, 1536; d Loreto, Sept 9, 1593).

Italian sculptor and bronze-caster. Of noble birth, he showed a precocious drawing talent and at a...