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291   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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4 words

See Gallery 291.

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391   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
86 words

A *Dada periodical founded by *Picabia in Barcelona in 1917; subsequent issues were published in New York, Lausanne, Zurich, and Paris until ...

A&E Design

A&E Design (1968)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Modern Design (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
223 words
This Swedish design consultancy was established in Stockholm by Tom Ahlström (1943– ) and Hans Ehrich (1942– ), who had worked in Italy earlier in the 1960s. The company gained a ... More
Aa, Dirck van der

Aa, Dirck van der (1731)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
105 words

(b The Hague, 1731; d The Hague, 23 Feb. 1809).

The best-known member of a family of

Aachen

Aachen   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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3,315 words
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3

City in Nordrhein-Westfalia, Germany. It was the birthplace and residence of Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Kingdom, and remained associated

Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von

Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von (1552)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
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2,022 words
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(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 March 1615).

German painter and draughtsman, active also

Aachen Altar, Master of the

Aachen Altar, Master of the (fl c. 1485–1515)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

He is named after the great winged altarpiece with scenes from the Passion (c. 1510; Aachen, Domschatzkam.), painted for

Aachen Altar, Master of the

Aachen Altar, Master of the (fl c.1485–1515)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
581 words

(fl c.1485–1515).

German painter. He is named after the great winged altarpiece with scenes from the

Aachen, Hans von

Aachen, Hans von (1552–1615)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
191 words

(1552–1615).

Much-travelled German artist who worked mainly in Italy and Bohemia, where he was one of the foremost

Aachen, Hans von

Aachen, Hans von (1552)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
151 words

(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 Mar. 1615).

German painter; his name derives from his father’s birthplace,

Aachen, Hans von

Aachen, Hans von   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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156 words
(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 Mar. 1615). German painter; his name derives from his father's birthplace, rather than his own. He had an international career, working principally ... More
Aali, Halil

Aali, Halil   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ernest Laurent and Léon Galand. Subsequently he showed his works

Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (3 Feb 1898)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
4,039 words

(b Kuortane, 3 Feb 1898; d Helsinki, 11 May 1976),

Finnish architect and designer,

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (3 Feb 1898)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
136 words
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1

(b Kuortane, 3 Feb 1898; d Helsinki, 11 May 1976).

Finnish architect and designer. He

Aalto, Aino

Aalto, Aino (1894–1949)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Modern Design (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
153 words
The work of the Finnish designer Aino Aalto (née Marsio), like the American designer Ray *Eames, has tended to be overshadowed by the work of her husband, a process in which historians ... More
Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006

(1898–1976), Finnish architect, designer, and artist.

In addition to being one of the greatest architects of the modern

Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (3 Feb. 1898)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
198 words

(b Kuortane, 3 Feb. 1898; d Helsinki, 11 May 1976).

Finnish architect, designer, sculptor, and painter. One

Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Modern Design (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
509 words
Alvar Aalto is the most celebrated Finnish architect and designer working in furniture, lighting, glass, and textiles. His work is characterized by the use of organic forms and natural ... More
Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
92 words
Aalto is principally renowned as one of the greatest architects and furniture designers of the 20th century, but he was also an abstract sculptor of some distinction. His outstanding work ... More
Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976)   Reference library

Sir Colin St J. Wilson

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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1,619 words
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1

(see modernism) He set up his practice in 1922, and contributed briefly but with distinction to the

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