artist/bohemian Beatrice Wood.  Interesting biography, her most productive years were from age 80 until her death at 105.

Beatrice Wood by William Gray Harris Photography. Artist/bohemian Beatrice Wood’s most productive years were from age 80 until her death at When asked about the secret to her longevity, she usually replied "art books, young men and chocolate.

billie holiday in olympia, london november 1958

Billie Holiday, London, November Although a renown singer/recording artist, Ms. Holiday’s screen appearances include: Duke Ellington’s “Symphony in Black” Paul Robeson’s “The Emperor Jones” and “New Orleans”

In 2004, 84-year-old Kenyan KIMANI NGA MARUGE-a Mau Mau fighter!!- became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. He said that the government's announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him to enroll. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school.In September 2005, Maruge boarded a plane for the first time in his life, and headed to New York City to address the UN Millennium Development Summit on the importance of free primary education.

In Kenyan KIMANI NG’ANG’A MARUGE became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school.

Georgia  O’Keefe by  John Loengard

labrancaro: “ GEORGIA O’KEEFFE (with her rock collection) - John Loengard Thank you labrancaro.

William H. Johnson (March 18, 1901 - 1970) is that rarest of phenomena - a great African-American artist who spent massive periods of time in Denmark and Norway in the 1930s.    Johnson married Danish textile artist Holcha Krake (April 6, 1885 - 1944, cancer) in 1930. They lived together in Denmark and Norway until they saw the writing on the wall offered by Nazism encroaching on the rest of Europe and the couple relocated to the US in 1938…

Tonight’s mini-spotlight on OF: William H. Johnson (March 1901 - is that rarest of phenomena - a great African-American artist who spent massive periods of time in Denmark and Norway in the.

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait

Andy Warhol Self-Portrait in Drag 1980 Polaroid, transfer print, x cm Collection The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

Nina Simone by Pittsburgh photography icon Charles “Teenie” Harris, circa 1965.

Nina Simone by Pittsburgh photography icon Charles “Teenie” Harris, circa Two of my favorite icons.

Louise Bourgeois at the Freud Museum

Stuff of dreams: Louise Bourgeois at the Freud Museum – in pictures

Louise Bourgeois working on Sleep II in Italy, Photo: Studio Fotografico, Carrara. © The Easton Foundation.


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