Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE is a Welsh singer whose career began in the mid-1950s, best known for both her powerful voice and for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger , Diamonds Are Forever , and Moonraker . In January 1959, Bassey became the first Welsh person to gain a No. 1 single.
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups. Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as one of the three artists who helped to define the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the twentieth century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture. Duchamp has had an immense impact on twentieth-century and twenty first-century art; and he had a seminal influence on the development of conceptual art. By World War I, he had rejected the work of many of his fellow artists as "retinal" art, intended only to please the eye. Instead, Duchamp wanted to use art to serve the mind.
Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor, film producer and screenwriter. Some of his most prominent roles are Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside , Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl , and various comic book characters including Marvel Comics superheroes Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity , and Wade Wilson / Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Deadpool ; the latter of which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination. He is married to actress Blake Lively and is a father of two.
Emmanuelle Béart is a French film actress, who has appeared in over 60 film and television productions since 1972. An eight-time César Award nominee, she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1986 film Manon des Sources. Her other film roles include La Belle Noiseuse , A Heart in Winter , Nelly and Mr. Arnaud , Mission: Impossible and 8 Women .
In this digital age, there is no place to hide behind public relations people. This digital age requires leaders to be visible and authentic and to be able to communicate the decisions they've made and why they've made them, to be able to acknowledge when they've made a mistake and to move forward, to engage in the debate.Gail Kelly
Beauty - what is beauty, forsooth? Form and color; that is, surface only. Fortune - what is fortune? Nothing is ever a pleasure or a real profit to him who has to labour for it. Truth - you die in the pursuit, and the sea beats the beach as it did a thousand years ago. The stolid are alone happy.Richard Jefferies