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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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Wendt, William

Jean Stern.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 1999 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; Painting; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 353 words.

(b Bentzen, Feb 20, 1865; d Laguna Beach, CA, Dec 29, 1946).

American painter of German birth. He came to the USA in 1880, settling in Chicago, where he worked in a...

Market for African and Oceanic art

Bruno Claessens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 1259 words.

[tribal art]

The market for ‘tribal art’ emerged in the first decades of the 20th century. By way of avant-garde artists and pioneering dealers, African and Oceanic art slowly...