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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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Mironenko, Sergueï and Vladimir (Brothers)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 91 words.

Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1959.

Painters (mixed media). Figure compositions, figures.

Sergueï and Vladimir Mironenko were twin brothers. They lived...

Tual, Karen

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 79 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 3 February 1952, in the Gironde.

Painter. Scenes with figures, landscapes.

Karen Tual's painting comprises refreshing...

Iturbide, Graciela

J. Harwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 1999 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 400 words.

(b Mexico City, May 16, 1942).

Mexican photographer and film maker. Iturbide trained at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos in Mexico City (1969–72),...

Carpanini, David

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 101 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in Glamorgan, Wales.

Painter, engraver. Figures, urban scenes.

David Carpanini studied at Gloucestershire College...

Trovic, Jacques

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 183 words.

French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 15 June 1948, in Anzin (Nord).

Hand-weaver, embroiderer.

Art Brut.

Jacques Trovic lives and works in Anzin in...

Public housing in the United States

Margaret Garb.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1327 words.

Public housing, typically dwellings for working-class and lower-income residents built and maintained by the state, emerged from the ideals of Progressive-era urban reformers seeking to...

Siegel Diamond Architects

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 331 words.

American architectural partnership founded in Los Angeles in 1985 by Margot Siegel (b Germany, 7 Feb 1932) and Katherine Diamond (b Chicago, 9 April 1954). Siegel received her...

Dance, Suzanne

Anna Rubbo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 343 words.

(b Melbourne, Sept 18, 1941).

Australian architect. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1965, and from 1970 she worked as a sole practitioner in Melbourne. She...

Athfield, Ian

Ian J. Lochhead.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 381 words.

(Charles)

(b Christchurch, July 15, 1940; d Wellington, Jan 16, 2015).

New Zealand architect. He studied at the University of Auckland School of Architecture (1961–3)...

Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 385 words.

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established in 1977 by HH Karim Aga Khan (b 1936), the spiritual head of the Nizari Isma‛ili Muslim community since 1957, to identify and...

McCail, Chad

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Painting; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 345 words.

(b Manchester, Aug 30, 1961).

English painter and draughtsman. He completed a BA in English Literature, at the University of Kent (1979–83), before going on to a BFA at...

Anthropology and photography

Elizabeth Edwards.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1982 words.

Photography and anthropology emerged almost simultaneously in the third decade of the 19th century and have been entangled ever since. There are two major strands to anthropological or...

Asian modern and contemporary art

John Clark.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1867 words.

Asian modern and contemporary art is a discursive field because of its potential critique of existing art historical concepts, structures of knowledge and curatorial categories. It is...

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...

McCarthy, Alicia

Glen Helfand.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Contemporary Art. 399 words.

(b Oakland, CA, 1969).

American painter and installation artist. She studied at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), where she received her BFA in 1994, and in 2007 earned an...

Artists in Residence

Anne K. Swartz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 476 words.

[A. I. R. Gallery]

Art gallery in New York. Founded in 1972, Artists in Residence, or A. I. R. Gallery, was the first artist-run, not-for-profit gallery dedicated to women...

Studio Gang

Kevin Harrington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 880 words.

American architectural firm in Chicago, of which Jeanne Gang (b Rockford, IL, 1964) is the eponymous principal. Studio Gang is an architectural practice conducted as a collaboration. Two...

NAMES Project

Mary M. Tinti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 629 words.

American organization that is responsible for the collection, care and display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and associated HIV education and prevention. The project’s history is...

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...

Sebidi, (Mmakgabo Mapula) Helen

Mary Ann Braubach.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 909 words.

(b Marapyane, 1943).

South African painter, draughtsman, ceramicist, and printmaker. Initially self-taught, she later studied with John Koenakeefe (Motlhakang) Mohl...