George Enescu plays Bach
Enescu playing Bach - Sonata No.3 in C major BWV 1005 for solo violin - 4. (George Enescu, 1948) http://www.soundfountain.org/rem/remenes.html
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Defender of Gallipoli - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Mustafa Kemal or simply Atatürk was the founder of the modern, secular Turkish Republic. He earned his stripes as an officer in World War 1 as the defender o...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
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The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Missing Picasso, disguised as a holiday gift, is recovered in New York
U.S. officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, " Joyeux Noel." They opened it and instead of a $37 “art craft toy” promised on ...
The Women of Pablo Picasso
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Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso
Collection of art work by Pablo Picasso.
Béla Bartók
http://www.katicaillenyi.com violin: Katica Illenyi (Illényi Katica) piano: Tamas Bolba (Bolba Tamás) Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances.
Œdipe (opera)
Œdipe is an opera in four acts by the Romanian composer George Enescu, based on the mythological tale of Oedipus, and set to a French libretto by Edmond Fleg. Enescu had the idea to compose an Oedipu...
Jaime Sabartés
Jaime Sabartés Gual (Catalan: Jaume Sabartés i Gual), born Barcelona 10 June 1881 died Paris 12 February 1968, was a Catalan Spanish artist, poet and writer. He was a close personal friend of Pabl...
Romanian Rhapsodies (Enescu)
The two Romanian Rhapsodies, Op. 11, for orchestra, are George Enescu's best-known compositions. They were written in 1901, and first performed together in 1903. The two rhapsodies, and particularly ...
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Thomas Jack
Thomas Jack (5 February 1881 – 9 October 1961) was a British track and field athlete who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in the Men's Marathon. He did not finish. dropping out after 5 miles...
David McLelland
David McLelland (12 August 1881 – 1 October 1968) was an Australian politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1930 until 1932, representing t...
Symphony No. 1 (Enescu)
Symphony No. 1, Op. 13 in E♭ by the Romanian composer George Enescu reflects the composer's training in both Vienna and Paris. In the former location he studied the Brahmsian tradition with Robert Fuc...
Louis Noguères
Louis Noguères (4 October 1881 – 5 May 1956) was a French politician and member of the French Resistance.Son of a magistrate, Louis Noguères was born at Laval, Mayenne. His family moved frequent...
Jessie Franklin Turner
Jessie Franklin Turner (10 December 1881 – 1956) was an American fashion designer based in New York in the early 20th century. She was notable for being one of the first American designers to create u...
Vox Maris
Vox maris, Op. 31, is a symphonic poem finished around 1954, by the Romanian composer George Enescu, dedicated to the memory of the great Romanian pianist Elena Bibescu.Enescu did not live to hear his...