Paul Erdös was one of the most eminent mathematicians of the twentieth century, as famed for his prolific output and outsize capacity for abstract mathematic comprehension as he was for his incurable wanderlust and distaste for sleep. His extraordinary productivity, preference for colla
Like an avenging angel invading the capital of high culture, Pablo Picasso came to Paris to confront the establishment and write himself across the face of modernity. He viewed art as a way of recreating himself, and invented -- only to later shed -- any number of artistic styles.
The young Picas