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Between painting and photography: gentle shots by Antonina Personnaza
Between painting and photography: gentle shots by Antonina Personnaza
In 1896, the French art collector Antonin Personnaz joined the ranks of outstanding photographers. By that time, he had already become acquainted with various trends in art and had collected a decent number of paintings. In 1880, a connoisseur of...
12 May 2022, 18:00
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Then and now: Ukrainian cities in peacetime and wartime
Then and now: Ukrainian cities in peacetime and wartime
Every war ends sooner or later, there comes a time of peace and restoration. After the Second World War, Europe experienced a difficult, but important period of unification, which dragged on for several decades. It seemed that the civilized world would...
9 May 2022, 13:00
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Self-Defense Techniques in Victorian Photographs
Self-Defense Techniques in Victorian Photographs
In 1895, a photo album was published with photographs in which two gentlemen demonstrate different methods of self-defense. Stylishly dressed men show what body blows, sweeps, and chokeholds look like. Illustrations of the battle are presented in the...
30 April 2022, 20:00
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Reviving a tradition: chariot racing
Reviving a tradition: chariot racing
Chariot racing is an ancient pastime that became one of the sports at the Olympic Games in the ancient world. This sight was dangerous both for the riders and for the horses, who ran at breakneck speed. From time to time, competitors were injured and...
27 April 2022, 22:00
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Kindertransport: child evacuation program on the eve of World War II
Kindertransport: child evacuation program on the eve of World War II
Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, Operation Kindertransport was carried out, which managed to transport thousands of Jewish children living in Europe to England. The terrible event that prompted the deployment of the project was...
19 April 2022, 20:00
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The "intimate universe" of a Mexican artist: Frida Kahlo and her Blue House
The Frida Kahlo House Museum, aka the Blue House, remains one of the most beloved cultural monuments among Mexico's artists. Even during her lifetime, the artist wanted to have a museum here that could comprehensively reveal the spiritual life of the...
16 April 2022, 20:00
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Life in Portugal: coastal villages in a photo from the middle of the last century
Life in Portugal: coastal villages in a photo from the middle of the last century
The Gulbenkian Art Library in Lisbon has an archive of old photographs, among which you can find these beautiful pictures. They illustrate the peaceful life in coastal Portuguese towns, where people have long been engaged in fishing. In this region...
23 March 2022, 20:00
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Czech photo masters of the XX century: the work of Josef Sudek
Czech photo masters of the XX century: the work of Josef Sudek
Among the Czech photographers of the first half of the XX century and up to the 70s, Josef Sudek stands out noticeably. In his youth, he worked as a bookbinder, was a participant in the First World War, acting on the side of the Austro-Hungarian army...
20 February 2022, 20:00
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Single-seat helicopter: compact aircraft HZ1 Aerocycle
Single-seat helicopter: compact aircraft HZ1 Aerocycle
In the middle of the last century, a prototype of an unusual compact aircraft was created in the USA – a single-seat personal helicopter HZ-1 Aerocycle. According to representatives of De Lackner Helicopters, which presented the device, a novice pilot...
15 February 2022, 17:00
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The first Tour de France: old photos of the most popular cycling race
The first Tour de France: old photos of the most popular cycling race
The world-famous cycling race Tour de France at the very beginning of its existence was conceived as an advertising project to promote the French periodical L'Auto, which eventually turned into a sports-themed newspaper L'Équipe. The idea to hold...
13 February 2022, 20:00
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