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RuPaul

RuPaul: Queen of Drag, author, actor, supermodel, recording artist, television host RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960), known professionally by his mononym RuPaul, is an American actor, drag queen, model, author, television personality, and recording artist. Since 2009 he has hosted and produced the drag queen reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race, for which he… Read More RuPaul

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Marion Peck

Marion Peck: painter Marion Peck (born October 3, 1963) is a pop surrealist painter based in the United States. Her personal style is unique, slightly twisted, and utterly stupendous. Marion Peck was born on October 3, 1963 in Manila, the Philippines, while her family was on a trip around the world. She grew up in… Read More Marion Peck

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Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti: photographer, model, muse, actress, activist, spy Tina Modotti (1896–1942) was an Italian photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist, that despite dying young, led an intensely full and impassioned life. Modotti was born Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini in Udine, Friuli, Italy. Her mother, Assunta, was a seamstress and her father, Giuseppe, was a… Read More Tina Modotti

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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

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Frank Romero

Today’s Artist Birthday: Frank Romero Frank Romero (b. July 11, 1941) studied art at the Otis Art Institute as well as California State University Los Angeles. In 1973, Romero, Roberto de la Rocha, Gilbert Lujan and the late Carlos Almaraz formed Los Four, an art collective of Los Angeles muralists who incorporated Chicano car culture… Read More Frank Romero