Photograph of day : Gregory Colbert

Today let’s discover an extraordinary talented and adventurous photograph : Gregory Colbert. What is absolutely astonishing with him is his sense of poetry, it is obvious with his project called : Ashes and Snow. Indeed the theme in this project is the relation between human and animals. it’s an ongoing project comprised of photographic artworks,…

Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse

Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (1901 – 1966) was an American business magnate, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. The great-grandfather of Walt Disney was a descendant of Robert d’Isigny, a French who came in England with William the Conqueror in 1066. From D’Isigny it became Disney in english. Disney passion for drawing came in 1906…

From Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel to Coco Chanel

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was the founder of the French Chanel brand.   Chanel, 37 years old Her mother died in 1895 when she was only 12. Channel’s father placed her and her 2 sisters in an orphanage where she developed her mythomania, indeed she invented a life concerning…

The Oldest book of the world

This is the Oldest Book of the world, The Etruscan book of gold, written 2673 years ago. Etruscans were an ancient group who moved from Lydia (now in Turkey) to central Italy nearly 3 thousand years ago, which gave the name of the city Toscana. The book was made for the funeral of an aristocrat…

Edgar Allan Poe, and the mystery of his death

Edgar Allan Poe, 40 years old, “Annie” daguerreotype, 1849, the year he died. Intelligent and feroce at the same time, Poe wasn’t appreciated by everyone. His friends were often shocked by his clothes excessively neat and his excellent elocution. He officially died on 7th of October 1849 due to a “congestion of the brain”. But the cause…