Yoko Ono by Annie Leibovitz in 1981. This was the portrait taken of Yoko following the death of John Lennon. Leibovitz also took the last photos of Lennon before his murder in New York City on December 9, 1980.
Romare Bearden (1911-1988) was an African-American artist and writer. He worked in several media including cartoons, oils, collage. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Bearden moved to New York City at a very young age and went on to graduate from NYU in 1935. He began his artistic career creating scenes of the American South. Later, he endeavored to express the humanity he felt was lacking in the world after his experience in the US Army during World War II on the European front.