The Artist Birthday Series

Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz: photographer Annie Leibovitz (born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer. She photographed John Lennon on the day he was assassinated, and her work was used on two record albums by Joan Armatrading. She is the only woman to have held an exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery. Leibovitz is much influenced by Richard… Read More Annie Leibovitz

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Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer: painter, sculptor, designer, choreographer Oskar Schlemmer (4 September 1888 – 13 April 1943) was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working some time at the workshop of sculpture. His most famous work… Read More Oskar Schlemmer

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Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens: actor and comedic genius Paul Reubens (August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Pee-wee became an instant cult figure and for the next decade Reubens would be completely committed to his character, doing all of his public appearances… Read More Paul Reubens

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Robert Plant

Robert Plant: musician, vocalist, songwriter Robert Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. A powerful and wide vocal range (particularly evident in his high-pitched vocals) have given him a successful career spanning over 40 years. Plant… Read More Robert Plant

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Paul Outerbridge

Paul Outerbridge: photographer Paul Outerbridge, Jr. (August 15, 1896 – October 17, 1958) was an American photographer prominent for his early use of, and experiments in, color photography. He was a fashion and commercial photographer, an early pioneer and teacher of color photography, and a creator of erotic nude photographs that, because they were considered too… Read More Paul Outerbridge