Although he thought of himself as a painter, Moholy-Nagy is primarily remembered for his work as a photographer, in particular for his collaborations with Walter Gropius and other members of the Bauhaus. He wrote the definitive text on Bauhaus photography, "Painting, Photography, Motion Pictures" (19
Amidst his wigs, Campbells Soup cans, urine paintings, and constant entourage of beautiful people, Andy maintained a semblance of a rich inner life. If you want to stay thin, he advised, always order the food on the menu you don't want to eat.
Warhol was the leader of the pack in Pop-land. Born a
Andre Breton's hallucinatory approach to poetry emerged as a reaction against the tiresome literary conventions of Paris in the 1920s. Abandoning traditional notions of creativity and promoting the philosophical and political ideals of the Surrealist movement, Breton's highly stylized yet spontane
At age 15, Jacques-Henri Lartigue remarked, "People say: 'I do not trust my eyes.' Myself, I always trust them -- my eyes -- but there are days when they bring me slightly too much astonishment." This visually impressionable teenager would eventually develop into a world-famous photographer, painter,