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Les Blank’s films celebrate creativity as a means of self-fulfillment and take joy in individuality and originality. The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists features a portrait of the local artist Gerald Gaxiola, who has adopted the persona of a flamboyant cowboy. Colorful and inventive, the Maestro experiments with virtually every possible form of art. His life, as one of his close friends testifies, “is his greatest canvas.” —Hila Abraham

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The Pigmy woman from Africa. The world's smallest female 28 inches tall by National Library NZ on The Commons, via Flickr

Direct from darkest Africa, the famous big game hunter by National Library NZ on The Commons, via Flickr