The French-born artist Annette Messager works with a tremendously wide range of materials: manipulated photographs, embroidery, netting, random household objects, and stuffed animals (both the toy kind and the taxidermist kind). In many of her installations, the objects are suspended by yarn from the
Composer, pianist, and avant-garde musician, John Cage was a member of that rare breed of artists who invent their own artistic tradition. Philosophically linked to Dadaism, Futurism, and Zen Buddhism, his music amplified the unpredictable and accidental
possibilities of sound, always provoking cont
Born in a small farm town in Germany in 1928, progressive composer Karlheinz Stockhausen found his greatest pleasure in listening to the radio with his mother and playing what he heard on the piano. He began piano lessons at the age of six. At eight, he was performing popular tunes for tips and food
April Greiman has worked for Esprit, XeroxCorp, and Benetton, but her defining design statement came in a revolutionary issue of Design Quarterly that personalized graphic design.
After completing studies with Wolfgang Weingart at the Basel School of Design, Greiman moved first to New York and the