This update features seven new biographies, with a focus on innovators in art and architecture. It includes Pietro Belluschi, designer of the Pan Am Building; Michael Graves, designer of the Portland Building; industrial designer Elsie Krummeck; fashion designer Mainbocher; early American art dealer Thomas Appleton; African American painter Archibald Motley; and the pathbreaking and controversial artist, writer, and filmmaker David Wojnarowicz.
The American National Biography (ANB) is updated regularly throughout the year, giving you access to the most up-to-date and accurate information available. Full access to all biographies is available by subscription.
Discover a full list of entries added this year.