Roger Vivier was one of the most iconic shoe designers of the fifties and sixties. He first came to prominence for the elegant stilettos he designed for Christian Dior's New Look of 1947, and was employed by the couture house until the early 1960s. His Pilgrim shoe for Yves Saint Laurent is perhaps
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born in London, England, on February 27, 1932. Although she was born an English subject, her parents were Americans, art dealers from St. Louis, Missouri (her father had gone to London to set up a gallery). Her mother had been an actress on the stage, but gave up that vo
Elegant redhead Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Australian parents Anthony (a biochemist and clinical psychologist) and Janelle (a nursing instructor) Kidman. The family moved almost immediately to Washington, DC, where Nico
Goldsworthy is an artist belonging the developing field known as Land Art or Earth Art. Other notable artists in this field include Richard Long, Robert Smithson, Michael Heizer, James Turrell, Walter de Maria and many others.