When the arts were being revolutionized in Paris in the 1920s, sculpture was being pushed in two directions: toward the abstract and toward the constructive. Much of the stylistic developments came from Cubism, while Surrealism introduced the subconscious as a source for subject matter. And the young
Amy Franceschini began her professional life with an intense desire to become a photojournalist, but this was not to be her fate. According to Franceschini, a random conversation with a man at a party first cast doubt over her journalistic ambitions. He told her that she'd be condemning herself to a
"I believe that we respond most and best to work in any art form (and to other experience as well) if we are pluralistic, flexible, relative in our judgments, if we are eclectic," wrote Pauline Kael, the undisputed queen of journalistic film criticism.
Born in tiny Petaluma, California, Kael went
Lar Lubovitch's movement style is hard to pin to a specific school, as ballet, jazz, and modern -- not to mention stints as a go-go dancer -- are all apparent in his varied choreography. Lubovitch himself makes no distinction between dance styles, claiming to "never use the term 'modern dance' -- onl