Steve Jobs, *1955 – 2011

Steve Jobs, Photo Text Portrait: *1955 February 24 – 2011 October 5. Textportrait Steve Jobs by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2011, 2011 October 5. Biography Text (2011 October 5, 2011 by Wikipedia.org). Text: Steve Jobs – Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei, *1957

Ai Weiwei, Photo Text Portrait: 28 August 1957. Textportrait Ai Weiwei by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2011, April 18. Biography Text (April 18, 2011 by Wikipedia.org). Ai Weiwei (born 28 August 1957) is a Chinese artist and activist, who is also active in architecture, curating, photography, film, and social and cultural criticism.[1][2] Ai collaborated with Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuronas the artistic consultant on the Beijing National Stadium for the 2008 Olympics.[3] In addition to showing his art he has investigated government corruption and cover-ups. He was particularly focused at exposing an alleged corruption scandal in the construction of Sichuan schools that collapsed during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Continue reading

Jimi Hendrix, *1942 – 1970

Jimi Hendrix, Photo Text Portrait: Textportrait Jimi Hendrix by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2011, January 03. Biography Text (January 03, 2011 by Wikipedia.org – Jimi Hendrix). James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix, November 27, 1942[1][2] – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter […]

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa, Photo Text Portrait: December 21, 1940 – December 4. Textportrait Frank Zappa by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, December 05. Biography Text (December 05, 2010 by Wikipedia.org – Frank Zappa). Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (pronounced /ˈzæpə/; December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, singer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director […]

Louise Bourgeois, *1911 – 2010

Louise Bourgeois, Photo Text Portrait: 1911 – 2010. Textportrait Louise Bourgeois by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, December 03. Biography Text (December 03, 2010 by Wikipedia.org – Louise Bourgeois). Louise Joséphine Bourgeois (French pronunciation: [lwiz buʁʒwa]; 25 December 1911-31 May 2010),[1] was a renowned French-American artist and sculptor, best known for her contributions to both modern and contemporary art, and for her spider structures, titled Maman, which resulted in her being nicknamed the Spiderwoman. […]

Ernest Hemingway, *1899 – 1961

Ernest Hemingway, Photo Text Portrait: July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961. Textportrait Ernest Hemingway by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, September 25. Biography Text (September 25, 2010 by Wikipedia.org). Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist. His distinctive writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, influenced 20th-century fiction, as did his life of adventure and public image […]

Michael Jackson, *August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009

Michael Jackson, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1958)

Michael Jackson, Photo Text Portrait: *August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009. Textportrait Michael Jackson by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2009, April 8. Biography Text (May 19, 2009 by Wikipedia.org). Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009)[2] was an American recording artist and entertainer […]