Paul Celan was born in Czernovitz, in Romania, in 1920. Until 1918, this region of Romania had formed part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, a polyglot amalgam of nations stretching from Austria in the west to the Balkans in the south-east. Though each region spoke its own language, and many Jewish com
Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returnin
Born in Mexico City, I now live in Chihuahua where I make art using whatever I can find, inspired by whatever I see.
And I try to see things there and possibly there; I conjure possible worlds into the actual world.
Born Tiziano Vecellio, Titian was one of the greatest painters of the Venetian school. Titian studied in the Giovanni Bellini and then was associated with Giorgione. His paintings of mythological scenes, religious allegories and historic events are vivid with color and movement. He juxtaposes dark fo