James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (April 13, 1860 – November 19, 1949) was a Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in Ostend for almost his entire life. He was associated with the artistic group Les XX.
Ensor's father was of English extr
Sebastiao Salgado is a Brazilian documentary photographer and photojournalist.
After a somewhat itinerant childhood, Salgado initially trained as an economist, earning a master’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo in Brazil. He began work as an economist for the International
Shannon Benine is an internationally exhibited interdisciplinary artist working within the mediums of photography, video and instillation. She received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and she currently teaches photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Excerpt from a poem from "We Keep Our Victims Ready" by Karen Finley, 1988 After a funeral someone said to me - you know I only see you at funerals. Its been 3 since June - been 5 since June for me - He said I've made a vow - I only go to death parties if i knew someone before they were sick - Wh