Velimir Khlebnikov pseudonym of Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov, was a central part of the Russian Futurist movement, but his work and influence stretch far beyond it.
Khlebnikov belonged to the most significant Russian Futurist group Hylaea (along with Vladimir Mayakovsky, Aleksei Kruchenykh, Dav
"I want to develop a new consciousness and approach to the idea of unity between body and soul, between body and soul and cosmos...I want to demonstrate the unbelievable construction of our planet, point out its sources of energy and how, with a new consciousness, we can learn to rearrange our body a
Often called "the first of the moderns," Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes trailed legend behind him wherever he went. Even casual acquaintances were struck by Goya's surplus of personality: he was fiercely independent, an amateur toreador, a relentless adventurer, at times a street fighter, and (si
In 1610, when most girls her age were confined to embroidery and sewing, Artemisia Gentileschi was in her Roman studio producing an artistic back flip. "Susanna and the Elders" had, until Gentileschi stepped into the ring, been painted as a case of two repectable elderly gentlemen peeking at a sexual