Through the influential arts journal October and her own writings, Ms. Michelson helped turn cinema into an academic discipline.
Author Archives: NEIL GENZLINGER
As a curator at the Denver Art Museum, she valued American Indian works as art, not as ethnographic specimens.
Withstanding decades of cultural change, his World of Wonders presented oddities and amazements at carnivals and fairs all over the United States.
South African-born, Mr. Murray went to Broadway by way of the Royal Shakespeare Company. In a busy career, he was nominated for three Tony Awards.
Her dance school in New Haven influenced many, and her outspokenness as a black lesbian feminist influenced many more.
Professor Cavell, an expert in so-called ordinary language philosophy, found deep thoughts in popular areas like movies and plays.
She came to fame entertaining in the caravan that accompanies the Tour de France. In recent decades she achieved a kitschy cool.
Mr. Morley, who discovered his artistic talent while in prison, became a founding figure in both Photorealism and Neo-Expressionism.
His works on topical subjects like the AIDS crisis and suburban sprawl were widely staged, including by Circle Repertory Company and the Bay Street Theater.