Playwright Alice Childress blazed across off-Broadway like a supernova, startling audiences and critics with her candid, finely crafted characterizations of African Americans. Childress remarked that she concentrated "on portraying the have-nots in a have society, those seldom singled out by mass med
As the dramatic doyenne of the fashion world, Vivienne Westwood is England's true queen mother. A mixture of elegance, audacity, humour, and Margaret Thatcher on acid, she shocks, rocks, and continues in her sixties to seduce the fashion world.
Fiercely anti-establishment, anti-hippy, and brilliant
There have been no limits to the media in which Louise Bourgeois has worked out her personal stories. One of the most imaginative creators on the contemporary scene, she incorporated feminist and psychological concepts into art before they became part of the popular culture. Her hard-to-classify scul