When Jacob A. Riis, a police reporter in New York, began his personal campaign to expose the misery of the underprivileged living in the crime-infested slums of the lower East side, he soon found that the printed word was not sufficiently convincing, and so he turned to photography by flashlight.
Louise Nevelson was an extremely prominent figure and one of few women active in the mid-twentieth-century American art scene. She is known for her assemblages made up of found pieces of wood that were painted to form unified but varied blocks of color. Often, her assemblages are black, white or go
Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt; September 10, 1933 ) is a German-born fashion designer and artist based in Paris, France. He has collaborated with on a variety of fashion and art related projects, most notably as head designer and creative director for the fashion hous