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Amelia Peláez

Work by Amelia Peláez

Cuban artist Amelia Peláez painted stylistically innovative still-lifes with bold colors and geometric relationships. Set in Spanish colonial domestic interiors, some scholars have labelled these paintings as “Baroque.”

Oscar Niemeyer

Work by Oscar Niemeyer

Known for the monumental buildings he designed for Brasília in the 1950s, architect Oscar Niemeyer sculpted reinforced concrete into dramatic curves, creating a uniquely Brazilian Modernist style.

In this update, Grove Art publishes 2 new and 106 revised articles, as well as 6 emendations.

Dulwich Pink Gallery

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.

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Grove Guide to the Art Market

Explore the new Grove Art subject guide on the art market, which brings together articles related to finance, art law, provenance, cultural heritage, collecting, connoisseurship, galleries, auction houses, and dealers.

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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.