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Barbara Rachko: ARTISTS that Inspire Me

We visit Mulkirigala. During the second century B.C., a series of temples were carved out of the face of a huge rock outcrop standing more than 650 feet high and overlooking the surrounding plains. The walls are decorated with a mixture of religious and secular paintings and three of the Heavenly Kings are displayed in one of the rooms. www.farhorizons.c...

Maurice Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) by Korva Coleman, npr: 'Maurice Sendak wrote and/or illustrated more than 100 books during his career. He received a National Book Award, a Caldecott Medal, the Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's book illustration, and the National Medal of Arts,' John Dugdale/Harper Collins Chilren's Books. Listen to the interviews on Fresh Air, npr. #Maurice_Sendak #npr #Fresh_Air #Korva_Coleman #John_Dugdale

Gerhard Richter is an important visual artist of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His work spans nearly five decades. Richter has simultaneously produced abstract and photorealistic painted works, as well as photographs and glass pieces.

Jeffrey "Jeff" Koons is an American artist known for his reproductions of banal objects—such as Balloon animals produced in stainless steel with mirror finish surfaces. He lives and works in New York City and his hometown York, Pennsylvania.

Did Jeff Koons “abuse” John Powers?

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James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor. His first prominent role was a lead part on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks; he later achieved recognition for playing the titular character in the TV biographical film James Dean (2001), for which he was awarded a Golden Globe Award. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Harry Osborn in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy.WIkipedia Google Search

James Franco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. Clarkson came into prominence after becoming the winner of the inaugural season of the television series American Idol

Club Muzic: Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (Remixes)

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Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Perry grew up around gospel music.

Katy Perry Photo: Katy perry

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Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and entrepreneur. She has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the world's best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records.

Yoko Ono is a Japanese artist, author, and peace activist, known for her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking as well as her marriage to John Lennon.

Yoko Ono - A History of Yoko Ono Lennon

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Julian Schnabel is an American artist and filmmaker. In the 1980s, Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates.

Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist, who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Google Search

BOMB Magazine — Patti Smith by Thurston Moore

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Marilyn Minter is an American artist currently living and working in New York City. Marilyn Minter has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Google Search

Richard Prince is an American painter and photographer. Prince began appropriating photographs in 1975. Google Search

Destricted | Richard Prince

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Richard Serra is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal. Serra was involved in the Process Art Movement. Google Search

Anselm Kiefer is a German painter and contemporary artist and sculptor. He studied with Joseph Beuys and Peter Dreher during the 1970s. His works incorporate materials such as straw, ash, clay, lead, and shellac --Google Search

Anselm Kiefer at C4 Contemporary- Artist Profile & Biography

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