Who were the greatest artists of the 1950s? Artists whose careers blossomed in the 50s, either reached their zenith or (in the case of artists with long careers) their first flowering? Peter Jones and I put this list together off the tops of our heads -- certainly we've forgotten people.
J. D. Salinger
Jerry Lee Lewis
All men, which probably says something negative about the way our minds work, but it also says something about the 50s. So who did we miss?