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Artistic Attempts

Artistic AttemptsIt takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women. Amy was learning this distinction through much tribul…

Pierce Manning Butler YOUNG

YOUNG, Pierce Manning Butler, a Representative from Georgia; born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., on November 15, 1836; moved with his parents to Georgia in 1839; studied under privat…

The Young Man From Atlanta

By:Horton FooteDirector:Robert FallsSets:Thomas LynchCostumes:David C. WoolardLighting:James F. IngallsMusic and Sound:Richard WoodburyOpened:3/97 at the Longacre TheaterCast:Rip Torn, Shirley…

Notable Artists

Painters, sculptors, and photographers Read the brief and informative biographies of notable artists, from Pablo Picasso and Mary Cassatt to Vincent Van Gogh and Georgia O'Keeffe…

Notable Female Artists

Georgia O'Keeffe Biographies ofNotable Women Actresses Adventurers Artists Athletes Businesswomen Comediennes Congresswomen Educators and Scholars Fashion Designers and…

Brewer's: Painters and Artists

Characteristics of great artists. The brilliant truth of a Watteau, the dead reality of a Poussin, the touching grace of a Reynolds. “The colouring of Titian, the expression of Rubens…

Artist

What is this job like? Artists make art to express what they are feeling or thinking. They use many methods—drawing, painting, sculpting. They use an assortment of materials—differ…

The True George Washington: Physique: Portraits

PortraitsHow far the portraits of Washington conveyed his expression is open to question. The quotation already given which said that no picture accurately resembled him in the minute traits o…

Neil Young

One of the few Woodstock-generation rockers whose late career didn't rely on reunions and re-issues, Neil Young in the 1990s earned the title "Godfather of Grunge" -- along with a new generation of fo…

John Young

John Young was the first astronaut to fly into space six times, the ninth man to walk on the moon, and the pilot of the first American space shuttle mission. NASA called him "in every way the astronau…