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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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Giacomelli, Mario

Margherita Abbozzo Heuser.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; 20th-Century Art. 255 words.

(b Senigallia, Ancona, Aug 1, 1925; d Senigallia, Ancona, Nov 25, 2000).

Italian photographer. A self-taught painter from the age of 13 and a printer by profession, he began...

Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm

Geoffrey Belknap.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 339 words.

(b Dobrilugk [now Doberlug-Kirchhain], Brandenburg, March 26, 1834; d Berlin, Dec 17, 1898).

German photographer and chemist. Vogel was one of the most important German...

Llewelyn, John Dillwyn

L. J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Swansea, Jan 12, 1810; d Swansea, Aug 24, 1882).

Welsh photographer and chemist. He typified the scientific gentleman amateur who embraced the new art of photography. From...

Wey, Francis

Geoffrey Belknap.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 385 words.

(b Besançon, 1812; d Paris, 1882).

French photography critic and writer. After preparing for a life in engineering and business at the Ecole des Arts et Manufactures in Paris, Wey...

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),...

Hujar, Peter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 346 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1934, in Trenton, New Jersey; died 26 November 1987, in New York City.

Photographer. Portraits.

Peter Hujar...

Gardner, Alexander

Makeda Best.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1085 words.

(b Paisley, Scotland, Oct 17, 1821; d Washington, DC, Dec 11, 1882).

American photographer of Scottish birth. Following his father’s death around 1828, Gardner’s family...

Shahn, Ben

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 2622 words.

Lithuanian-American, 20th century, male.

Active in the United States.

Born 12 September 1898 , in Kovno (now Kaunas); died 14 March 1969 , in New York.

Painter...

Macpherson, Robert

Julie Lawson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 240 words.

(b Forfarshire [now Tayside], 1811; d Rome, Nov 17, 1872).

Scottish photographer and painter, active in Italy. He studied medicine at Edinburgh from 1831 to 1835 before...

Freed, Leonard

Virginia Dodier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 266 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, Oct 23, 1929).

American photographer and film maker. He was mainly self-taught in photography but studied briefly under Alexey Brodovitch (1898–1971). In 1958...

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...

Miller, Lee

Mary Christian.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 308 words.

[Elizabeth ; Lady Penrose ]

(b Poughkeepsie, NY, April 23, 1907; d Chiddingly, E. Sussex, July 21, 1977).

American photographer. She studied art briefly in...

Zealy, Joseph

Molly Rogers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 417 words.

(Thomas)

(b Beaufort County, SC, Oct 8, 1814; d Social Circle, GA, Dec 13, 1892).

American daguerreotypist. He specialized in studio portraits but is now known for his...

Gilpin, Laura

Martha A. Sandweiss.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 355 words.

(b Colorado Springs, CO, April 20, 1891; d Santa Fe, NM, Nov 30, 1979).

American photographer. Although she accepted commercial assignments, such as portraiture and...

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...

Siskind, Aaron

David Anfam.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 488 words.

(b New York, Dec 4, 1903; d Rhode Island, Feb 8, 1991).

American photographer. He began serious photography in the early 1930s in New York as a member of the Film and Photo...

Binns, Vivienne

Anne Kirker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online December 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Art Education; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 636 words.

(b Wyong, NSW, Dec 6, 1940).

Australian painter, photographer and teacher. Binns trained as a painter at the National Art School, Sydney (1958–62) and held her first solo...

Doherty, Willie

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 750 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1959, in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Photographer, video artist, installation artist.

Willie Doherty studied fine art at...

Ewald, Wendy

Eric Gottesman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 774 words.

(b Detroit, MI, June 28, 1951).

American photographer and educator. She grew up in Detroit, received a BA from Antioch College in 1974 and studied photography with Minor White...

Opie, Catherine

Catherine M. Grant.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 423 words.

(b Sandusky, OH, April 4, 1961).

American photographer. She started to take photographs at the age of nine, later studying photography at the San Francisco Institute (BFA...