Details: This poster shows Madonna with her eyes closed and her head thrown back. Her shoulders are bare and she is against a blue background.
Madonna is an American recording artist, actress, entrepreneur and author. Born Madonna Louis Ciccone in Michigan in 1958 Madonna became a pop icon in the 1980s due to her envelope pushing style and wildly popular music videos. She garnered a great deal of controversy for her use of sexually provocative and later explicit as well as religious imagery in both her lyrics and videos. She founded Maverick Records and Maverick films in 1992 as a subset of Time Warner Music, but sued and separated from the company in 2004. In 1997 she won the Golden Globe for Best Actess in a Musical or Comedy for her performance as Eva Peron in Evita, and gave birth to her first child, Lourdes after which she began studying Kabbalah, a form of Jewish Mysticism. In 2000 she married director Guy Ritchie after giving birth to their son, Rocco. In 2006, she again attracted controversy for adopting a young boy from the African country of Malawi. In 2008 she and Ritchie divorced. Her albums include Madonna, Like a Virgin, True Blue, Like A Prayer, Erotica, Bedtime Stories, Ray of Light, Music, American Life, Confessions on a Dance Floor and Hard Candy. Her films include, Desperately Seeking Susan, Who's That Girl, Dick Tracy, A League of Their Own, and Evita. Recently she has written childrens books, including The English Roses, which was a New York Times best seller. Madonna has sold over 200 million records, world wide.