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Simone Leigh

Simone Leigh

American sculptor Simone Leigh’s work uses materials such as bronze, raffia, and ceramic to reflect on Black women’s bodily experience through the lens of Black feminism and histories of racial inequality.



With roots stretching back to the 16th century, camp celebrates the spirit of extravagance and was used in the mid-1960s to problematize the notion of good taste in the arts.

In this update, Grove Art publishes 6 new articles, 60 revised articles, and 21 emendations. Benezit publishes 21 revised articles, and 40 emendations as part of our regular corrections process.

Explore the full list of what has been recently published and revised on Oxford Art Online.

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Collection Guides

Join Oxford Art Online on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries.

Pronunciation Guide for Artist Names

Pronunciation Guide for Artist Names

Explore the new Grove Art pronunciation guide to the names of modern and contemporary artists.  Listen to recordings of scholars pronouncing a selection of names from Ann Demeulemeester to Cai Guo-Qiang to Francisco Zúñiga.

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UpdateGAO is an ongoing initiative to revise Grove’s articles in collaboration with their original authors, yielding updates to reflect recent developments and new scholarship. Have you contributed to Grove and want to update your article(s)? Let us know.

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Latin American Art

Grove Art continues a major initiative to revise and expand Grove’s content on Latin American art and architecture. Led by Tom Cummins at Harvard University, this project includes scholarship on topics from the Pre-Columbian period to present day.