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Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen  

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(1879–1973), American photographer,born in Luxembourg, who in 1881 immigrated to the American Midwest. He trained with a Milwaukee firm specializing in commercial lithography; and in 1900–2 and ...
food

food  

Any material containing nutrients, such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats, which are required by living organisms in order to obtain energy for growth and maintenance. Heterotrophic organisms, such ...
industrial design

industrial design  

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The term was first used in the United States in the 1920s to describe the work of specialist designers working in product design. It now more generally refers to improving the aesthetics of ...
iron and steel

iron and steel  

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Metals that have been among the main additions to the materials used in sculpture in the 20th century. Steel is a purified form of iron, but the two metals are not always precisely distinguished: up ...
J. Pierpont Morgan

J. Pierpont Morgan  

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(b Hartford, Conn., 17 Apr. 1837; d Rome, 31 Mar. 1913).American financier, industrialist, and art collector. The son of a financier and head of one of the most powerful banking houses in the world, ...
periodization

periodization  

Denotes the division of history into periods, and art historians have imposed order on the flux of time by such traditional periodizations as medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, and modern. In ...
wheat

wheat  

Probably the first grain crop to be cultivated when the concept of agriculture was invented about 10,000 BCE, perhaps by observant women in Mesopotamia, the fertile region in what is now Iraq. The ...

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