Edvard Munch (1863–1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century. One of his most well-known works is The Scream of 1893.
Virginia Woolf’s Strange Treatment to Cure Her Mental Illness
"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
Long Beach, California is important to me for many reasons but the main one is because it is the home of the queen Mary. That is the ship that my great grandafther used to escape Hitler during his invasion of Poland during the Holocaust. He left his whole family and they all died while he continued the bloodline of our family.
Updated: Black History Month: Josephine Baker “The Black Venus”
"Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood." -Josephine Baker
Image copyright AFP Image caption The Austrian government is looking to pass a law to allow it to tear down Hitler's birthplace (pictured) The house where Adolf Hitler was born is set to be demolished to stop it becoming a focal point for neo-Nazis. The fut