Tag: communist

William Morris

(1834–1896) The artist’s works: La Belle Iseult 1858 Tate Britain, London Strawberry Thief 1883 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 1896 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo A Girl with a Flute s.d. Tate Britain, London William Morris in Art:…

Erik Satie

(1866–1925) Éric Alfred Leslie Satie Works: • Trois Gymnopédies (1888) • Six Gnossiennes (1890-97) • Trois morceaux en forme de poire (1911) • Sports et Divertissements (1914) • Parade (1917) • Socrate (1919) Erik Satie in Art: Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938)…

Miguel Hernández

(1910–1942) Miguel Hernández Gilabert Works: • Poemas (Spanish) Born October 30 1910 Orihuela (España) Died March 28 1942 Alicante (España) Cause of death Tuberculosis Occupation Playwright Poet Writer

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini The artist’s works: En las trincheras 1924–1928 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Escaleras, Ciudad de México 1924–1926 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Secretaría de Educación con murales de Rivera c.1928 National Gallery of Art, Washington…

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky 1937 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington     Trotsky in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born November 7 1879…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

Isadora Duncan

(1877–1927) Angela Isadora Duncan Isadora in Film: Isadora 1968 Director: Karel Reisz Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, John Fraser   Born May 26 1877 San Francisco, CA (USA) Died September 14 1927 Nice (France) Cause of death Accident Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Husband (1922-1925) Sergei…

Robert Rossen

(1908–1966) Filmography as Director: Alexander the Great 1956 Director: Robert Rossen Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March   Born March 16 1908 New York, NY (USA) Died February 18 1966 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Directors Guild…

Mario Monicelli

(1915–2010) Filmography as Director: I nuovi mostri 1977 Directors: D. Risi, E. Scola, M. Monicelli Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti     Speriamo che sia femmina 1986 Director: Mario Monicelli Starring: Liv Ullmann, Catherine Deneuve     Filmography as Actor: Under the Tuscan Sun 2003 Director: Audrey Wells…