Klaus Nomi was one of the most bizarre artists in the notably strange New York underground scene in the 1970s. He moved from Germany to New York in 1972, and began singing professionally after a performance in which he sang opera and disappeared in a burst of light and smoke. Nomi's style mixed po
Edvard Munch, Norway's most popular artist, was a painter, lithographer, etcher, and wood engraver. He is looked upon as one of the most significant influences on the development of German and Central European expressionism. Munch's convulsed and tortuous art was formed by the misery and conflicts of
Christian Boltanski is a French photographer, sculptor, painter, and installation artist. Born in Paris in 1944 to a Jewish father of Ukrainian heritage, and a Corsican Christian mother, Boltanski was attracted to painting and drawing as a young child, and left school at the age of 12. In the late 鈥
Kevin Carter was a Pulitzer-prize winning photographer whose haunting image of a tiny Sudanese refugee struggling to reach a feeding center while a vulture sat patiently nearby provoked worldwide sympathy.
Carter himself was haunted by the morality of documenting such suffering and he killed hims