Tennessee Williams

Category : Arts, Theater, Writing
Tennessee Williams

Playwright Tennessee Williams was born on March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Mississippi. After college, he moved to New Orleans, a city that would inspire

Meyer Schapiro

Category : Arts
Meyer Schapiro

Meyer Schapiro (23 September 1904 – 3 March 1996) was a Lithuanian-born American art historian known for forging new art historical methodologies that incorporated

Erwin Piscator

Category : Arts, Theater
Erwin Piscator

Erwin Piscator, (born December 17, 1893, Ulm, Germany—died March 30, 1966, Starnberg, West Germany), theatrical producer and director famed for his ingenious Expressionistic staging

Frank Alvah Parsons

Category : Arts, Design
Frank Alvah Parsons

Frank Alvah Parsons was born April 1, 1866 in Chesterfield, Massachusetts. In 1901, after a period of European travel, Parsons moved to New York

Clifford Odets

Category : Arts, Theater
Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets, (born July 18, 1906, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died August 14, 1963, Hollywood, California), leading dramatist of the theatre of social protest in the

Seymour Lipton

Category : Arts
Seymour Lipton

One of the leading American abstract sculptors, Seymour Lipton was born in New York. Although interested in art and aesthetics at an early age,

Allan Kaprow

Category : Arts, Students
Allan Kaprow

Allan Kaprow, (born Aug. 23, 1927, Atlantic City, N.J., U.S.—died April 5, 2006, Encinitas, Calif.), American performance artist, theoretician, and instructor who invented the

Margo Jefferson

Category : Arts, Education, Writing
Margo Jefferson

Margo Lillian Jefferson (born October 17, 1947) is a former theatre critic at The New York Times and a professor at Eugene Lang College

Doris Humphrey

Category : Arts, Women
Doris Humphrey

Doris Humphrey, (born Oct. 17, 1895, Oak Park, Ill., U.S.—died Dec. 29, 1958, New York, N.Y.), pioneer in American modern dance and an innovator

Robert Frost

Category : Arts, Writing
Robert Frost

Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco, where his father, William Prescott Frost Jr., and his mother, Isabelle Moodie, had

Camilo Egas

Category : Arts
Camilo Egas

Photo: Camilio Egas in front of mural. circa 1955. The New School Mural Collection.New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 02 Nov 2014.

John Cage

Category : Arts, Music
John Cage

Photo: FAD website. Web. 24 Oct 2014. Even after his death, John Cage remains a controversial figure. Famously challenging the very notion of what