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Leni Riefenstahl - Exhibition: Nuban wrestlers, Sudan; ca. 1973

Leni Riefenstahl certainly has an “interesting” history.

Always claimed to be mesmerized by the Nazi’s, but never identified as one herself. After the war people claimed she was a Nazi, but she won 50+ libel cases versus people who claimed she was. 82 more words


Toeing the Line: An Exploration of Art, Intent, and Perception

Should an artist’s personal life or sentiments affect our perception of his or her art?

It’s an old question that can be phrased and re-imagined in many different ways. 1,679 more words


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Anna Elizabeth Klumpke (22 aug 1856 – 9 feb 1942) artist, biographer, memoirist, portrait painter, autobiographical author

Leni Riefenstahl née Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl (22 aug 1902 – 8 sep 2003) dancer, actress, photographer, film editor /director / producer / screenwriter, Nazi propaganda filmmaker, autobiographical author… 55 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Dorothy Parker, poet, short story writer, critic & satirist (1893-1967)

Cecil Kellaway, actor (1893-1973)
Leni Riefenstahl, director, actress & dancer (1902-2003)
Julius J. Epstein, screenwriter (1909-2000) 9 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

“If I, as so many other colleagues, would have worked for the sake of money, I could have become a millionaire. But money was of no importance to me.

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In Their Words