There are very few composers that are lucky enough to have their work described using the adjectives ‘luxurious’, ‘mysterious’, and ‘exuberant’, yet Kaija Saariaho’s work more than amply fulfils this objective. She is one of the best-known living composers working in the field of both
Jeanne Lanvin was one of the premier Parisian couturiers of the twenties and thirties. Her gowns were cherished for their modern silhouettes and masterful embroidery, beading and trimmings.
Lanvin had always made beautiful dressed for daughter Marie-Blanche, and she became renowned for the eleg
Lothar Baumgarten is a German conceptual artist, sculptor and installation artist, based in New York and Dusseldorf.
He attended the Staatliche Akademie für bildende Künste, Karlsruhe (1968) and the Staatlichen Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1969–71), where he studied for a year under Joseph Beuys.
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