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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3. 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat ...

Joseph Yoakum

Joseph Yoakum  

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(b Ash Grove, MO, 20 Feb 1890; d Chicago, IL, 25 Dec 1972),painter of African, Cherokee, Creek and European ancestry. Although Yoakum claimed to have been born on a ...
John Goddard

John Goddard  

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(b Dartmouth, MA, 20 Jan 1723; d Newport, RI, 9 July 1785),cabinetmaker. His father, Daniel Goddard, a housewright, shipwright and carpenter, moved his family to Newport, RI, soon after ...
Manuel Ocampo

Manuel Ocampo  

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(b Quezón City, Philippines, 20 Feb 1965),painter and sculptor of Filipino birth. As a young man, Ocampo painted commissioned works for the Catholic Church, later developing an iconographic ...
basketry

basketry  

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The process of making containers out of a mesh of vegetable fibres in a technique similar to weaving. It is one of the oldest crafts and the earliest examples date from c.5000 bc in Iraq. Basketry ...
Civil War monuments

Civil War monuments  

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The Civil War (1861–5) provided impetus for the creation of hundreds of sculptural monuments in the late 19th century and early 20th. Most major American sculptors of the period were ...
Charles White

Charles White  

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(b Chicago, IL, 2 April 1918; d Los Angeles, CA, 3 Oct 1979),painter and printmaker. Charles Wilbert White was one of the finest African American artists of the mid-20th ...
Imitation painting

Imitation painting  

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Also called marbling and graining, imitation painting was “the art of imitating the grain of various fancy woods and marbles” in paint (Whittock, p. 20). The practice was popular for ...
Edward Sylvester Morse

Edward Sylvester Morse  

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(b Portland, MA, 18 June 1838; d Salem, MA, 20 Dec 1925),zoologist, archaeologist and museum director. From his youth he was an avid collector and student of mollusk shells ...
Marion Lucy Mahony Griffin

Marion Lucy Mahony Griffin  

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(b 14 Feb 1871, Chicago, IL; d10 Aug 1961, Chicago, IL),architect and artist. Marion Mahony Griffin, a pioneer among women architects, was most importantly one of the 20th century's ...
Chim

Chim  

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(b Warsaw, 20 Nov 1911; d Suez, 10 Nov 1956),photographer of Polish birth. Chim studied printing at the Akademie für Graphische Kunst, Leipzig (1929–31), and then at the Sorbonne ...
Pedro de Mena

Pedro de Mena  

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(bapt. Granada, 20 Aug. 1628; d Málaga, 13 Oct. 1688).Spanish sculptor, son of the sculptor Alonso de Mena (1587–1646), who ran the busiest workshop in Granada. Pedro worked in ...
advertising photography

advertising photography  

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There can be little argument that in modern capitalist societies the camera has proved to be an absolutely indispensable tool for the makers of consumer goods, for those involved with ...
airport

airport  

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The paradox of airport architecture is that for most of the 20th century this most modern of building types proved an unsatisfactory medium for architectural Modernism, or indeed for almost ...
Lady Mary Georgiana Filmer

Lady Mary Georgiana Filmer  

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1838–1903), English aristocratwho used photographs in the 1860s to make mixed‐media collages prefiguring the irony and ambiguity of 20th‐century photomontage. The wife of Sir Edmund Filmer, she was ...
William Rogers

William Rogers  

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(b England, c. 1685; d Yorktown, VA, 1739).American pottery manufacturer and merchant of English birth. He arrived in Virginia c. 1710, and about 1718–20 he established a pottery at ...
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

Gemeentemuseum, The Hague  

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Museum consisting primarily of an outstanding collection of modern art. It had its origins in a collection founded in 1862 to illustrate the history of The Hague, but it was enriched to the extent ...
Funerary sculpture

Funerary sculpture  

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Many historians would claim that the origins of American sculpture lie in 17th- and 18th-century artisan tombstone carving. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, most professional sculptors found ...
gloriette

gloriette  

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Eye-catcher, or pavilion in a garden from which views may be enjoyed, e.g. Hohenburg's Gloriette at Schönbrunn, Vienna (1775).
Jacobethan

Jacobethan  

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Revivalist architecture of C19 and early C20, in which Elizabethan and Jacobean elements were freely mixed. William Burn specialized in the style for his country-houses, and many other architects ...
Bernard Lassus

Bernard Lassus  

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(1929– ).French landscape-architect. He designed the Parc de la Corderie Royale, Rochefort-sur-Mer, Charente (1982–96), a theme park contiguous to a former naval arsenal. He carried out landscaping ...

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