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41 Topic Pages Found in Art & Art History and starting with the letter A
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Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991

1898-1991 US photographer Born in Springfield, Ohio, she studied at Ohio State University with the intention of becoming a journalist, then moved to

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Abstract expressionism

movement of abstract painting that emerged in New York City during the mid-1940s and attained singular prominence in American art in the following

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Academy Awards (Motion pictures)

The Academy Awards, nicknamed the Oscars, given for film achievements by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), is an American event

Adam, Lambert-Sigisbert, 1700-1759

Lambert Sigisbert Adam was both a sculpture and the business head of a large family workshop in Paris, together with his brothers Nicolas Sébastien

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Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984

(1902–84), American photographer, b. San Francisco. He began taking photographs in the High Sierra and Yosemite Valley, with which his name is

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Adobe brick

In architecture, a building method employing sun-dried earth bricks; also the individual bricks. The use of earth bricks and the construction of walls

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Aesthetics

( ĕsthĕt'ĭks ), the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of art and the criteria of artistic judgment. The classical conception of

Albers, Anni

German-born US weaver and designer, closely associated with the Bauhaus school of design. She wrote many articles on weaving and industry, as well as

Albers, Josef (1888 - 1976)

German artist, designer and educator who developed theories relating to the emotional and perceptual impact of colour, line and geometric forms. His

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Altarpieces

A painting (more rarely a sculpture) placed on, behind, or above an altar in a Christian church. Altarpieces vary greatly in size, construction, and