Henri Matisse

French artist who helped to define the revolutionary visual art developments of the early 20th century.

Cosima Wagner

Wife & muse of German composer Richard Wagner, born in 1837. Co-founder & director of the Bayreuth Festival.

Kurt Jooss

German ballet dancer & choreographer, born in 1901, & regarded as the founder of Tanztheater.

Berthe Morisot

French painter born in 1841. Member of the circle of painters in Paris known as the Impressionists.

César Baldaccini

French sculptor, born in 1921, at the forefront of the Nouveau Réalisme movement.

Marie Dorval

French Romantic actor born in 1798. Known for alleged lesbian relationship with the writer George Sand.

Marlene Dietrich

German American actor & singer who starred in classic Hollywood films incl. Morocco, Shanghai Express, & Desire.

Mary Tyler Moore

American actor, producer, & social advocate known for her TV sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Jean Delville

Belgian symbolist painter, author, poet, polemicist, teacher, & Theosophist born in 1867.