Despite the war of words sparked by these lighting-rod books, they’ve found a place in the literary canon since they were published.
Some of the most inspiring females in history spring to life from the pages of these great novels.
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most celebrated and well known artists in the world. The French painter became famed for his impressionistic style of artistry, but only after his death. He also had a fascinating life of artistic endeavours, battles with mental illness, financial hardships and more.
Sometimes all it really takes is a book to completely change the world. Be it due to the book sharing ideas and concepts that were never considered, or simply acting as a unifying voice for thoughts that everyone was having, they were the spark that sets change into motion. Interestingly, it isn’t always the books […]
Many artists use durable materials of the best quality to ensure their works have a long lifespan. Others use organic substances that will decay over time – and as the most important temporary works show, impermanence itself becomes a collaborator or a medium.
Haunted paintings are a familiar enough site in children’s cartoons, but according to some people, they are not limited to the realms of animation and imagination. Even today, there are artists, viewers, and collectors who swear there is something sinister about certain artworks.
There are some children’s writers that have become real literary icons and have created classic books that have really stood the test of time. These books are timeless, and despite many of them having been written several years ago, they remain popular with audiences around the globe.
South America is a land overflowing with culture and history, dating back thousands of years to the ancient civilisations of the Aztec, Mayans, and the many cultures that came in between. Many of the countries in South America have immortalised their fascinating history with a number of unmissable museums that are all worth seeing at […]
The photo camera’s ancestors, both the obscura and pinhole cameras, can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Chinese. The first individual to write down the concepts of camera obscura was the Chinese writer Mozi, who resided during the Han dynasty (approximately 468–about 391 BC). Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle also wrote in his book, […]
Many consider our ability to record information for long-term usage is one of the many reasons that our species was able to advance in the way that it has. Books provide new generations to learn from generations past, allowing information and storytelling to pass through the ages.