Mariko Mori is the most glamorous sort of alien. In her identity-probing, time-traveling photographs, sculptures, and 3-D videos, this young artist takes on roles that fuse the ancient and the futuristic, natural elements and high-tech artifice. In her sleek, seamless pieces, Mori explores the "insta
The Ramones formed in 1974 and revolutionized the sound of punk with their speedy, solo-less songs and vacant lyrics. The original lineup featured Joey on the drums, Dee Dee sharing guitar with Johnny, and Tommy as their manager. They left high school in Forest Hills, New York, and moved to Manhattan
Gene Kelly's blend of acrobatics, athleticism, and artistry
blew a potent blast of machismo under the tight skirt of the postwar Hollywood musical. With his auspicious Broadway
debut as the lead cad in "Pal Joey" (1940),
classically trained Kelly wowed audiences and fellow hoofers
with his st
In the event that you're too busy to notice the little things in life, sculptor Claes Oldenburg has made them big for you. Oldenburg is most famous for his monuments to absurdity, such as the enormous spoon and cherry sculpture that shades the lawn of the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis.