by James Park
This book includes all the major style-makers, world-wide, from 1945 to the 1990s. A wide range of human endeavours, including art, life and culture, fashion and philosophy, psychology and post-modernism, communication and communism and politics and pop art are covered. The major details of a number of artists, musicians, writers, politicians, directors, actors, sportspeop...more
Paperback, 482 pages
Published May 30th 1991 by Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, London
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One of my all-time favorite reference books, I stumbled across an old edition of this when it was just called "Icons". It's a series of short, but witty and insightful, mini-biographies of the major cultural figures of the 20th century.