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.
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
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Annie Leibovitz - Her career began in 1973 as a staff photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, which was just the beginning of a career that has captured some of people's most intense and intimate moments. She has scaled buildings for the sake of a great picture, been on tour with the Rolling Stones, raised three children, and given us some of the most memorable photos in the world.
Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz is an American portrait photographer
Kara Walker (born 1969) is a contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes, such as The Means to an End--A Shadow Drama in Five Acts. In 2007, Walker was listed among Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World, Artists and Entertainers. http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/kara-walker?gclid=CN-xp4CNta8CFQIBQAod1jsRgQ
Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work Google Search
Cynthia "Cindy" Morris Sherman is an American photographer and film director, best known for her conceptual portraits. In 1995, she was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. 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