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op art

(Encyclopedia) op art ŏp [key], movement that became prominent in the United States and Europe in the mid-1960s. Deriving from abstract expressionism , op art includes paintings…

Lee, Ang

(Encyclopedia) Lee, Ang äng [key], 1954–, Taiwanese filmmaker. Lee is one of the few directors who have achieved commercial and critical success in Asia and the United States, and is…

Buñuel, Luis

(Encyclopedia) Buñuel, Luis lo͞oēs´ bo͞onyo͞oĕl´ [key], 1900–83, Spanish film director, b. Calanda, Aragón. In his best films, he used poetic, often bizarre imagery and black humor to…

Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen was one of the great pioneers of stop-motion animation in the movies. Harryhausen always said he was inspired by animation in the 1933 movie King Kong, and got his start working on…

Strindberg, Johan August

(Encyclopedia) Strindberg, Johan August strĭnd´bərg, Swed. yo͞o´hän ou´gəst strĭnd´bĕr˝yə [key], 1849–1912, Swedish dramatist and novelist. He was a master of the Swedish language and…

baroque

(Encyclopedia) baroque bərōk´ [key], in art and architecture, a style developed in Europe, England, and the Americas during the 17th and early 18th cent. The baroque style is…

French art

(Encyclopedia) French art, the artistic production of the region that constitutes the historic nation of France. See also French architecture . Early History…

The Fifth Element

Director: Luc BessonWriters: Luc Besson and Robert Mark KamenDirector of Photography:Thierry ArbogastEditor:Sylvie LandraMusic:Eric SerraProduction Designer:Dan WeilProducer:Patrice…

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Director:Terry GilliamWriters:Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Tod Davies and Alex CoxDirector of Photography:Nicola PecoriniEditor:Lesley WalkerMusic:Ray CooperProduction Designer:Alex…

1971–1972 Obie Awards

Best Theater Piece The Open Theatre, The Mutation Show Distinguished Direction Wilford Leach and John Braswell, The Only Jealousy of Emer   Mel Shapiro, Two Gentlemen of Verona  …