Dienstag, 13. November 2018

Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo (October 15 in New York City, 1920 – July 2, 1999 in Bay Shore on Long Island)) was an American authorscreenwriter and journalist. He is known for his crime novels about the Mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the first film in 1972 and Part II in 1974. Puzo also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 Superman film. His last novel, The Family, was released posthumously in 2001. (Quoted from Wikipedia.org)


Samstag, 10. November 2018

Al Capone

Al Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33. (Quoted from Wikipedia.org)


Mittwoch, 7. November 2018

Lucky Luciano

Charles "Lucky" Luciano alias Salvatore Lucania (November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an influential Italian-born mobster, criminal mastermind, and crime lord who operated mainly in the United States. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for the establishment of the first Commission. He was also the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family. He was, along with his associates, instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate. (Quoted from Wikipedia.org)


Montag, 5. November 2018

Zorba The Greek (Anthony Quinn & Eleni Anousaki)

Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001) was a Mexican actor, painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Shoes of the Fisherman, The Message, Lion of the Desert, Last Action Hero and A Walk in the Clouds.


Eleni Anousaki was born on May 1, 1944 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for Xypna, koroido... (1969), Alexis Zorba (1964) and Omorfes meres (1970). She is married to Dimitris Papakonstadis.

Watercolour, gouache and ink, 21 x 29,7 cm

Sonntag, 4. November 2018

James Joyce visita a Frida

James Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He contributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century.

Watercolour and ink, 21 x 29,7 cm 


Freitag, 26. Oktober 2018

Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem (born 3 September 1993 in Wiener Neustadt) is an Austrian professional tennis player who has a career-high ATP ranking of world No. 4, which he first achieved on 6 November 2017. He has won eleven singles titles on the ATP Tour. In 2018, Thiem reached his first Grand Slam final at the French Open.


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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups in history.


Sonntag, 21. Oktober 2018

Ahmed Zewail

Ahmed Hassan Zewail (February 26, 1946 – August 2, 2016) was an Egyptian-American scientist, known as the "father of femtochemistry". He was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Egyptian to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field. He was the Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Physics, and the director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology. (Quoted from Wikipedia.org)

Montag, 15. Oktober 2018

Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti (25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994) was a German-language author, born in Ruse, Bulgaria to a merchant family. Canetti moved to England in 1938 after the Anschluss to escape Nazi persecution. He is known as a modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981, "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power". He is noted for his non-fiction book “Crowds and Power”, among other works. (Quoted from Wikipedia.org)


Samstag, 13. Oktober 2018

Sonntag, 7. Oktober 2018

Denis Mukwege

Denis Mukengere Mukwege (born 1 March 1955) is a Congolese gynecologist. He founded and works in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, where he specializes in the treatment of women who have been raped by rebel forces. He has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape since the Second Congo War, some of them more than once, performing up to ten operations a day during his 18-hour working days.
In 2018, Mukwege and Nadia Murad were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."


Donnerstag, 4. Oktober 2018


Karl Lagerfeld (Hamburg, 10 September 1933) is a German creative director, artist and caricaturist living in Paris. He is the head creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own eponymous fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his white hair, black sunglasses, and high starched collars.

Watercolour and ink on paper, 21 x 29,7 cm


Mittwoch, 3. Oktober 2018

Kasper König

Kasper König (born 1943 in Mettingen) is a German museum director and curator. From 2000 to 2012, he was director of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne. He is the founding director of Skulptur Projekte Münster. König was chief curator of Manifesta 10, which was hosted in St. Petersburg in 2014.

Watercolour and ink on paper, 24 x 32 cm


Samstag, 29. September 2018

Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency and previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois (2005–2008).