People

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    There are 9 total persons in this view.

  • Damien Hirst

    Damien Hirst

    Artist

    Art

    Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs), who dominated the art scene in the United Kingdom during the 1990s. Death is a central theme in his works.

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  • Edmonia Lewis

    Edmonia Lewis

    Sculptor

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    Edmonia Lewis was an American sculptor who worked for most of her career in Rome, Italy. Born free in New York, she was the first woman of African-American and Native American heritage to achieve international fame and recognition as a sculptor.

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  • John Baldessari

    John Baldessari

    Conceptual Artist

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    John Baldessari was an American conceptual artist known for his work featuring found photography and appropriated images. His work influenced that of Cindy Sherman, David Salle, Annette Lemieux, and Barbara Kruger, among others.

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  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Italian Polymath of the Renaissance

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    Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, writing, history, and cartography.

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  • Penn Jillette

    Penn Jillette

    Magician, Penn & Teller

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    Penn Jillette is a magician, juggler, comedian, musician, inventor, actor, filmmaker, television personality and best-selling author known for his work with fellow magician Teller, as half of the team Penn & Teller. Jillette serves as the act's orator.

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  • Penn & Teller

    Penn & Teller

    Magicians

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    Penn & Teller (Penn Jillette and Teller) are American magicians and entertainers who have performed together since the late 1970s, noted for their ongoing act which combines elements of comedy with magic.

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  • Teller

    Teller

    Magician, Penn & Teller

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    Teller is an American magician, illusionist, writer, actor, painter, and film director. He is best known as half of the comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette. Teller usually does not speak during performances.

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  • Jwan Yosef

    Painter and Artist

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    Jwan Yosef is an Armenian Syrian-born Swedish painter and artist of Kurdish and Armenian ancestry. He specializes in plastic arts and is based in London, England.

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    Michael Alig

    Artist and Party Promoter

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    Michael Alig is an artist and party promoter, who served almost 17 years in prison for manslaughter. He was a co-founder and ringleader of the Club Kids, a group of New York City clubgoers that became a cultural phenomenon during the 1980s and 1990s.

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  • There are 9 total persons in this view.