20th century arts
...Le Corbusier and Coco Chanel.
It was the liberating influence of Pablo Picasso’s artwork that came to be the basis why he is called the Genius of the Century. Both in quantity and quality, Picasso’s art – paintings, sculptures, etchings... to the theater, film and the entertainment industry. Starting from his starring role in the play, A Streetcar Named Desire, Marlon Brando went to represent our period’s portrait of the mass man – in effect changing our attitude and standards towards film, performance and entertainment. As with The Beatles, he epitomized the rebel icon which helped define not just the American but the world’s pop culture. (Marshall and Stilwell, p....