Maurico Kagel was a German-Argentine composer, filmmaker, visual artist, and playwright of Argentine birth. He is recognized as one of the most important figures in 20th century European music, and has garnered his place through his imaginative, absurd, and theatrical works for the concert hall. Kage
Jean Genet was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers,
Errol Morris may be always be known as the man who inspired director Warner Herzog to eat his own shoe, but the storied career of the Academy Award winning documentarian has done its own part to establish him as an artist who can surely walk on his own two feet.
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