social lion


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Noun1.social lion - a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
celebrity, famous person - a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
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(The pictorial style was maintained in the colossal bombast of Jacek Malczewski's painting Melancholia, 1890-94, obtained by Elderfield from a museum in Poznan, Poland.) Benard's images bear out Elderfield's view of the studio at the end of the nineteenth century as a stagy, overupholstered backdrop--Baroque furniture, vast swags of drapery--that underscored the self-aggrandizing notion of the artist as social lion. Galassi, for his part, notes that the paring-down of studio imagery in twentieth-century photography to that of the artist and model may also have resulted from the fact that the studio of the modern photographer was, often enough, the street--a mutable locale, sited wherever he or she went, camera in hand.
(Stop press, get this on to the front page!) Armed with this and other insights, We Are Social approached Cannes Lions to put the case forward for a new Social Lion. And although a dedicated Social Lion hasn't yet materialised, 15 new so- cial-specific categories within Cyber Lions 2014 have.
Ever since the 1970s, Slavkov has been notorious in Bulgaria as a social lion and a great womanizer leading an extravagant lifestyle.