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

The Peep show

The Italian Renaissance master Leon Battista Alberti painted miniature scenes inside a box, creating Peep shows, in 1437. Continue reading

Performance of a Son et lumiere show in Asia

The show called Son et lumiere performed at Shah Jahan’s 7th-century compound, the Red Fort, in Delhi, India, in 1965. Continue reading

A Museum for Laughs in Canada

A museum of humour was opened on April 1st, 1993 called Un Nouveau Muse… Pour Rire or “a new Museum for Laughs” in English. Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading