Their message is explicit: "We want to spill our blood, brains, and seed in our life-search for new meaning and purpose to give to life." Although it's difficult to say what this new meaning might be, it's clear that Gilbert & George think they can find it in bodily substances. Shit, piss, blood, uri
William Eggleston is an American photographer widely credited with introducing color photography as a legitimate artistic medium. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Eggleston's gift is largely in capturing the everyday hero, the work-a-day images of rural America. As the writer Willie Morris wrote, Eggles
Remembered today principally for her high-fashion photography for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, Toni Frissell (1907-1988) volunteered her photographic services to the American Red Cross, Women's Army Corps, and Eighth Army Air Force during WWII. On their behalf, she produced thousands of images of nurse
Kerry James Marshall is truly a multi-media artist. His work takes various forms and brings together elements of comics, painting, sculpture and maquette.
His work was featured on the PBS documentary Art:21.