Gal Costa (born Maria da GraÃ§a Costa Penna Burgos September 26, 1945) in Salvador, Brazil, is a popular singer in Brazil.
Influenced by music from a young age by her record store owner father, Costa became one of Brazil's foremost female Tropicalismo movement singers and guitar players during t
Amos Vogel is the founder of the New York Film Festival and New York's experimental cinema club "Cinema 16" where films by John Cassavetes, Bruce Connor, Stan Brakhage, Kenneth Anger and Roman Polanski were shown in New York for the first time. His classic book, "Film as a Subversive Art" is filled
The leading poet of Russian Revolution of 1917 and of the early Soviet period, one of the founders of Russian Futurism movement. Originally Mayakovsky planned to become an artist. His early poems have strong painterly visions and sequences in many of his works recall film techniques. Mayakovsky was d