Europeana Twinsies: Who’s Next? Cast Your Vote

Over the past week, we’ve seen Hawaiian artist and photographer Cheyne Gallarde take on some of Europe’s most well-known faces. The man behind Universe of One has already shared his interpretations of Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Napoleon and now we want you to pick the next face for him to recreate. Inspired by the work of Cindy Sherman, […]

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Art: How Much Would You Pay?

The love of art crosses boundaries, transcends social classes and costs nothing. Owning art, on the other hand, comes at a price. A high price. In some cases, a massively high price. You could buy houses, or indeed whole streets, for less than some people pay for a Picasso. The record for the highest sum […]

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This week in history

Find out what happened on… July 11 – French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons discovered his first comet in 1801 July 11 – Japanese Kokichi Mikimoto obtained the first cultured pearl in 1893. July 12 or 13 – Roman general and statesman Julius Caesar was born in 100 B.C. July 14 – Austrian painter Gustav Klimt was […]

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