Hyperrealism is a type of artwork that involves creating art that’s as realistic as possible. For anyone that’s attempted to draw or paint in the past, it doesn’t take long to realise that it takes a lot of time and dedication to capture an image in as much detail as possible, but trying to make […]
Popular Kinds Of Photography
Photography is among the oldest modern professions in the world, having first started out around a century ago. Today’s photographers are highly skilled, versatile artists that dedicate their lives to always getting that perfect shot. It’s also a career path that’s fairly diversified, meaning that there are a lot of branches that a young professional […]
Unmissable Sights To See While At The Louvre
The Louvre, found in the city of Paris, France, is considered by many to be one of the very best art museums in the world, but also one of the largest. For those that have never been to it before, they may feel completely overwhelmed by how big it really is, and just how much […]
Truly Unusual Books Shrouded In Mystery
Humans have been writing books for hundreds of years, and collectively we’ve amassed countless thousands that have been read, reproduced, and replicated over and over. And while the vast majority of the books we have access to are readily available to read whenever, there are a few exceptions that have long mystified historians many years.
The World’s Oldest Art
The human race is known for its creativity, having been painting in caves and carving in stone for thousands and thousands of years. Over the last few decades, as we’ve turned to discovering and preserving much of our history, we’ve found countless pieces of art throughout the globe, much of it dating back as far […]
The Key Differences Between Smartphones and Cameras
Mobile phones have come a long way in the last few decades. Starting from simple devices that could make phone calls and send basic messages, to the powerful computers we put in our pockets every day. And although there are countless advances that are noteworthy when it comes to the modern smartphone, perhaps one of […]
The Museum Highlights Of Western Europe
If you were to anyone which part of the world has the richest history in the world, we’d bet money on it that most of the people who you spoke to would say Western Europe. From Napoleon to Hitler and Mussolini and everyone in between, these people have shaped what Western Europe looks like today. […]
The Weirdest Books Of All Time
Reading itself is a strange hobby if you think about it. We sit for hours on end, staring at sheets of paper while our mind turns it all into a vivid story that we become a part of – only for it to end rather abruptly.
The Grand Egyptian Museum
Cairo has long been the home to some of the world’s most famous pieces of history, from the ancient burial chambers of the great pharaohs, to the Pyramids of Giza, which have entranced people for countless thousands of years. The country, however, has had a rather turbulent history, and many of their priceless heirlooms were […]
The Best Books The Victorian Era Has To Offer
The Victoria era, namely the one that encompassed the 19th century, was a time that couldn’t be more different to the era we’re in at the moment. The Victorians were well known for their excess, their love of the aristocracy, and the beginnings of Capitalism through the rise of the Industrial Revolution.