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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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Krakauer, Leopold

Aba Elhanani.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Architecture; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 352 words.

(b Vienna, Sept 23, 1890; d Jerusalem, 1954).

Israeli architect and graphic artist of Austrian birth. He graduated from the Technische Hochschule and Akademie der Bildenden...

Dwiggins, William Addison

Roy R. Behrens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 475 words.

(b Martinsville, OH, June 19, 1880; d Hingham, MA, Dec 25, 1956).

American graphic designer, typographer and puppeteer After spending most of his childhood in Richmond,...

Odjig, Daphne

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Graphic Design and Typography; 20th-Century Art; Native American Art. 822 words.

Canadian First Nations, 20th century, female.

Born 11 September 1919, in Wikwemikong (Manitoulin Island, Ontario).

Painter, graphic artist (silk screen prints). Figures,...

Durack, Elizabeth

Janda Gooding.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 347 words.

(b Perth, July 6, 1915; d Perth, May 25, 2000).

Australian painter and book illustrator. Grand-daughter of a pioneer pastoralist of the Kimberley region in Western Australia,...

Vignon, Claude

Paola Pacht Bassani.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; Renaissance Art. 1389 words.

(b Tours, May 19, 1593; d Paris, May 10, 1670).

French painter, printmaker and illustrator . Born into a prosperous family in Tours, he received his early training in...

McKay, Brian

Anne Gray.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 328 words.

(b Meckering, W. Australia, March 18, 1926).

Australian painter and printmaker. In his formative years he worked as a graphic designer in Perth, which provided him with a...

Chełmoński, Józef

Janina Zielińska.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 734 words.

(b Boczki, Nov 7, 1849; d Kuklówka, April 6, 1914).

Polish painter and illustrator. He had drawing lessons with his father and then (1867–71) attended the Warsaw Drawing Class...

Daumier, Honoré

Michel Melot.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 2472 words.

(b Marseille, Feb 26, 1808; d Valmondois, Feb 10, 1879).

French graphic artist, painter, and sculptor.

Son of a Marseille glazier, frame-maker, and occasional picture...

Horsfield, Craigie

John-Paul Stonard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Graphic Design and Typography; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 374 words.

(b Cambridge, 1949).

English photographer, sound artist and film maker. He lived from 1972 to 1979 in Poland, spending two of those years studying graphics at the Academy of...

Jones, David

Andrew Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art. 806 words.

(b Brockley, Kent, Nov 1, 1895; d Harrow, nr London, Oct 28, 1974).

English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, illustrator and poet. His creative life was largely determined by...

Bicknell, Les

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prints and Printmaking; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 326 words.

British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1963, in England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic designer, installation artist, art director, writer, educator. Community art,...

Willette, (Léon-)Adolphe

Phillip Dennis Cate.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 382 words.

(b Châlons-sur-Marne, July 31, 1857; d Paris, Feb 4, 1926).

French illustrator, printmaker and painter . After studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Willette...

Miko, William

Deborah A. Hoover.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 361 words.

(Bwalwa)

(b Mwense, 1961).

Zambian painter, sculptor, graphic artist and administrator. He received a diploma in the teaching of art from Evelyn Hone College, Lusaka...

Udechukwu, Obiora

Chika Okeke.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 384 words.

(b Onitsha, June 4, 1946).

Nigerian painter, graphic artist, illustrator and poet. After studying at Central Art School, Onitsha, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria...

Johnston, Edward

Laura Suffield.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 274 words.

(b Montevideo, Uruguay, Feb 11, 1872; d Ditchling, Sussex, Nov 26, 1944).

British calligrapher, typographer and teacher. He went to Great Britain to study medicine at...

Homar, Lorenzo

Mari Carmen Ramírez.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 396 words.

(b San Juan, 1913; d San Juan, Feb 20, 2004).

Puerto Rican printmaker, painter, illustrator and teacher. He grew up in New York City and from 1937 to 1942 studied there at...

Douglas, Emory

Colette Gaiter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 676 words.

(b Grand Rapids, MI, May 24, 1943).

African American graphic designer and illustrator. Douglas studied commercial art at the City College of San Francisco,...

Vogeler, Heinrich Johann or Johann Heinrich

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Graphic Design and Typography; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1519 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1872, in Bremen; died 14 June 1942, in Karaghenta (Kazakhstan).

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching), illustrator,...