Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

Name Joseph Beuys
Profession Performance Artist
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Germany
Age 64 yrs
Death Date 1986-01-23
Birth Sign Taurus

About Joseph Beuys

Fluxus, happening, and performance artist whose work acted as socio-political commentary and explored humanist themes. He was known for “Homogenous Infiltration for Piano” from 1966 and his anti-Ronald Reagan song, “Sonne statt Reagan,” from 1982.

Early Life of Joseph Beuys

He attended the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts during the 1940s. He was a Luftwaffe volunteer in 1941 and trained as an aircraft radio operator with Heinz Sielmann.

Trivia

He created a huge-scale, socially themed sculptural work called the “7000 Oaks” project.

Family Life

His father was a merchant in Krefeld. He and his siblings were members of the Hitler Youth during the 1930s.

Associated With

He admired Franz Kline.

Emilia Arata

Emilia Arata

Name Emilia Arata
Profession Performance Artist
Date of Birth 1989-09-12
Place of Birth Birmingham,
England
Age
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Emilia Arata

English circus performer who has taken her rollerskating daredevil act around the world, having personally performed for the likes of Princess Anne and Prince Charles. She is known to television audiences for her appearances on such shows as America’s Got Talent and Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack. 

Early Life of Emilia Arata

She began her rollerskating training at age 4 and performed professionally for the first time at age 6.

Trivia

She has regularly performed with the popular Las Vegas act Absinthe. 

Family Life

Her brother Victor is part of her rollerskating act. Her parents are Billy and Carmen Arata.

Associated With

She was the runner-up on Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack, which John Loughton won.

Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci

Name Christina Ricci
Profession Movie Actress
Date of Birth 1980-02-12
Place of Birth Santa Monica, CA
Age
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Birth Sign Aquarius

 

About Christina Ricci

Actress known for her starring roles in The Addams Family and The Ice Storm. She received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the 1998 film The Opposite Sex.

Early Life Experience of Christina Ricci

She began appearing in commercials at the age of six.

Trivia Info

As a child, she played Kat Harvey in Casper. She later won an Emmy Award for her role as a paramedic on Grey’s Anatomy.

Family Life and Relationship

She was engaged to Owen Benjamin from 2008 to 2009. She then married James Heerdegen in 2013, and the couple welcomed a son named Freddie in August 2014.

Close Associates

She appeared on Grey’s Anatomy alongside Patrick Dempsey.

 

 

 

Pop Singer |  SZA

Pop Singer | SZA

Name SZA
Profession Pop Singer
Date of Birth 1990-11-08
Place of Birth St. Louis, MO
Age
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About SZA

Raspy-voiced singer-songwriter known for EP’s like “S” and “Z.” Her image and sense of style have landed her interviews with magazines like Vogue.

Early Life Experience of SZA

She was raised as a Muslim and was the victim of bullying following the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.

Trivia Info

Her stage name is taken from the Supreme Alphabet, where “Z” and “A” stand for “Zig-Zag” and “Allah,” respectively.

Family Life and Relationship

She was born Solána Imani Rowe. Her father was a CNN producer while her mother worked for AT&T. She has an older half-sister named Tiffany.

Close Associates

She first met Kendrick Lamar at the rapper’s 2011 CMJ performance.

Performance Artist | Christian Stoinev

Name Christian Stoinev
Profession Performance Artist
Date of Birth 1991-12-04
Place of Birth Sarasota, FL
Age
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Christian Stoinev

Circus performer and acrobat who rocketed to fame competing on the second season of America’s Got Talent. He then made a resurgence for season nine, making it to the finals before he was eliminated. He has also performed with numerous circus acts including Big Top Doo Wop and Festival Première Rampe.

Early Life Experience of Christian Stoinev

At five years old, he began performing with his father in acrobatics and by ten he’d taken up hand balancing.

Trivia Info

He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in broadcasting, becoming the first member of his family to graduate from college. He was also a member of the college’s ISU Circus.

Family Life and Relationship

His father Ivan was an acrobat and moved from Belgium to perform with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. His mother, Maritza Atayde, was an aerialist with Mexico’s largest and oldest family circus Circo Atayde Hermanos.

Close Associates

He has done work for numerous big name brands and celebrities, including performing with Britney Spears on her Circus tour.