Entries tagged with "colonialism"

Historian and critic of Spanish colonial art and culture. Angulo Iñiguez received his undergraduate at the University in Seville in History in 1920. In 1922 he was awarded his Ph.D. from the Universidad Central de Madrid for a thesis on the Renaissance goldsmiths of Seville. He began his career in Seville, where he studied the archives of the Indies. In 1930 he published his dissertation on Andalusian sculpture and established the Laboratorio de Arte Americano (Laboratory of American Art).

Africanist historian; associate Professor of History, Mount Holyoke college and social historian of art. Warren was the daughter of Robert Beach Warren and Mildred Fisk (Warren). Her father was an engineer. She attended Wellesley College receiving her B.A. in 1951. She spent the following year as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Vienna, before entering Yale University, graduating with an M.A., 1953. The same year she married fellow graduate student, the art historian Robert L. Herbert, changing her name to Herbert.

Author of early American biography of artists. His book Artists of America, featured biographies of Washington Allston, Henry Inman, Benjamin West, Gilbert Charles Stuart, John Trumbull, James DeVeaux, Rembrandt Peale, Thomas Crawford. His work built on the early criticism of John Neal.

Historian of the art of the [former] Dutch East Indies region. Jeanne Haaxman received her earliest art education from her father, Pieter Anne Haaxman, who was a journalist and art critic. Her mother was Janetta Maria Wijnkamp. After her graduation from high school, in 1899, she studied drawing and art history at the Academy in The Hague, where she earned her degree as secondary school teacher. In 1902 she was appointed an anatomical illustrator at the Anatomisch Laboratorium of Leiden University, where she in addition attended art history classes.

Zurbaran scholar and co-author of the Pelican History of Art volume, Baroque Art and Architecture in Spain and Portugal and Their American Dominions, 1500-1800. Soria was the son of Carlos Schapira, Ph.D., (1879-1957), an engineer (and later Technical Director) at Telefunken, Berlin, and Pola (Heilpern) Schapira (1887-1964). The couple changed their name to "Soria" to avoid the anti-semitism in Germany at the time. The younger Soria attended Zuoz College, Zuoz Switzerland.

Australian colonial art historian and art patron. Marjorie Jean McCredie was born to John Alexandra and Florence Amelia Paterson (McCredie). During her childhood, McCredie was influenced by her parents’ politics, her father a Fabian socialist and her mother active in the Australian National Women’s League. McCredie grew up in Princes Hill and Kew, Australia. She attended Presbyterian Ladies’ College boarding school and the University of Melbourne, where she graduated.

Early work on the history of colonial Spain; architectural history of Latin America; created the Institute for aesthetic reserach at the University of Mexico. (Laboratorio de Arte)