Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
Nancy Spero was a figurative artist concerned with difference and the representation of the body. Her art, she told us, "speculates on a sense of possibility and comments upon immediate events, political, sexual and otherwise."
Sontag’s career-long series of essays—or "case studies," as she called them in Against Interpretation—revealed an expansive and democratic definition of art, encompassing such diverse subjects as photography, illness, fascist aesthetics, pornography, and Vietnam.
A political theorist with a flair for grand historical generalization, Hannah Arendt exhibited the conceptual brio of a cultivated intellectual, the conscientious learning of a German-trained scholar, and the undaunted spirit of an exile who had confronted some of the worst horrors of European tyranny.