The Death (And Life) Of Artistic Reputations

Not much more than a year ago, Julie Taymor was still widely considered one of the great American theater artists. Then came Spider-Man, and now “Taymor is roadkill on the Great White Way.” Kevin Nance considers some other creators (Edward Albee, Faye Dunaway, Samuel Barber, James Dickey) whose reputations crashed – and, sometimes, revived.

Source: Obit Mag 04/25/11