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A Dada periodical founded by Picabia in Barcelona in 1917; subsequent issues were published in New York, Lausanne, Zurich, and Paris until 1924. The name was meant to recall Stieglitz's short-lived ...
A. A. Bonnafé

A. A. Bonnafé  

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(fl. mid-19th century),French draftsman and lithographer active in the USA and Peru. He lived briefly in the USA, where in 1852 he published a book containing 32 woodcuts depicting ...
A. C. Gilbert

A. C. Gilbert  

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(1884–1962)An American inventor of note and originator of the Erector constructional toy in 1913, Gilbert originally trained at Yale Medical School before going on to found the Mysto Manufacturing ...
A. C. Lens

A. C. Lens  

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(b Antwerp, 31 Mar. 1739; d Brussels, 30 Mar. 1822).Flemish painter and writer on art, active mainly in Antwerp (until 1781) and then Brussels. In 1764–8 he lived in Rome, where he was strongly ...
A. D. Copier

A. D. Copier  

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(b Leerdam, 11 Jan 1901; d Wassenaar, 19 Dec 1991).Dutch glass designer. He worked at the royal glass factory in Leerdam (see Leerdam glass), where his father was head ...
A. D. F. Hamlin

A. D. F. Hamlin  

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(b Bebek, Turkey, 5 Sept 1855; d New York, 21 March 1926),architect and architectural historian. Hamlin was the author of the first American textbook survey of Western architecture and ...
A. E. Gallatin

A. E. Gallatin  

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(1881–1952)American collector, writer on art, and painter, born into a wealthy family. His earliest collecting interests were in Aubrey Beardsley and Whistler, but in the 1920s he began buying more ...
à la Façon de Venise

à la Façon de Venise  

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Glass is said to be à la façon de Venise when it imitates the style of Venetian glass. Such glass was made from the late 16th century in the Netherlands, the Rhineland and by Giacomo Verzelini in ...
à la polonaise

à la polonaise  

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A term used to describe an elaborate canopy over a bed, heavily draped and culminating in a peaked, tent-like structure.
à la poupée

à la poupée  

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Colour printing in which the various colours are all applied to the printing surface before printing takes place. Only a limited number of impressions can be pulled before re-inking is required.
à la reine

à la reine  

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A term used to describe chairs without arms and with slightly inclined flat backs.
A. Page Brown

A. Page Brown  

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(b Ellisburg, NY, 1859; d Burlingame, CA, 21 Jan 1896),architect. Despite his tragically brief career and six Neo-classical buildings, Arthur Page Brown will be remembered for his Ferry Building ...
A. R. Penck

A. R. Penck  

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(1939– )German painter, born in Dresden. He was born Ralf Winckler and took on his pseudonym in 1968, deriving the name from the geographer and Ice Age researcher Albrecht Penck (1858–1945), ...
A. Y. Jackson

A. Y. Jackson  

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(b Montreal, 3 Oct. 1882; d Kleinburg, Ontario, 5 Apr. 1974).Canadian landscape painter, active mainly in Toronto, where he settled in 1913 after extensive travels in Europe. He was one of the ...
Aarne Adrian Ervi

Aarne Adrian Ervi  

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 (1910–77) Finnish architect, who cleverly combined the use of modern materials and methods of construction with a concern for creating a natural relationship between buildings and their ...
Aaron Bohrod

Aaron Bohrod  

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(1907–92).Painter and ceramist. Among regionalists in the American Scene movement, he generally conveyed an unusually dreary view of small-town and rural life. Later he turned primarily to still ...
Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr  

(1756–1836)US Democratic Republican statesman. After losing the presidential election to Jefferson in 1800, Burr was elected Vice-President. He was defeated in the contest for the governorship of New ...
Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas  

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(1899–1979).Painter. A leader of the Harlem Renaissance, he led the way for African-American artists to employ explicitly black themes, fostering a resurgence of racial pride in black art. Born in ...
Aaron Draper Shattuck

Aaron Draper Shattuck  

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(1832–1928).Painter. Primarily a landscapist, he is known particularly for views of New Hampshire's White Mountains, but he also painted the Atlantic coast and other locales. In addition, he produced ...

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