Copper Statue of Pharaoh Pepy I of Egypt Discovered

Archeologists discovered a copper statue of Pharaoh Pepy I of Egypt, in the 1890’s dating back to 2300 BCE. Continue reading

The Trinity Painted In One-Point Perspective

The Trinitya fresco painted with one-point perspective in 1425 by Masaccio (Tommaso di Giovanni di Simone Guidi) Continue reading

Princess Dagmar Receives the First Faberge Easter Egg

Princess Dagmar, the wife of Tsar Alexander III of Russia was presented with the first Faberge Easter egg in 1884. Continue reading

Russian Created the Kinetic Sculpture Standing Wave

Russian sculptor Naum Gabo (born Naum Neemia Pevsner) created a kinetic sculpture in motion Standing Wave Continue reading

Italian Female Fresco Artist

Onorata Rodiani was the first female painter to create frescoes Continue reading

Egyptian Painting Depicts Movement

An artist depicts a wrestling sequence as a continuous movement decorated Continue reading

Sculptor, Properzia de Rossi

Female Renaissance sculptor, Properzia de Rossi’s carved the bas-relief Joseph and Potiphar's Wife in 1520. Continue reading

Yuri Denisyuk

Yuri Nikolaevich Denisyuk (July 27, 1927 in Sochi – May 14, 2006 in Saint Petersburg) a Soviet physicist, one of the founders of optical holography. Continue reading

Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti (Italian: [leˈom batˈtista alˈbɛrti]; February 18, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man. Continue reading

Scientific explanation of perspective in art

The Italian painter and architect Leon Battista Alberti in his book De pictures (On Painting), also known as Della pittura, written in 1435, he describes the science behind the perspectives in art. (basically how to make building look real in a painting via vanishing points and lighting points) Continue reading