Vincent Van Gogh is considered as the most talented Post-Impressionist painter. However, this claim was bestowed upon his works after his death at an young age of thirty seven .
The myth of Sisyphus is considered as one of the most popular and interesting Greek myths. The name Sisyphus is resounded in many of the epics such as Homer’s Iliad, Odyssey and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
Sophocles – The Tragic Homer is one of the great playwrights the Greek civilization has ever witnessed. He is famous for his trio of plays called as the Oedipus cycle. The play Ajax is considered a remarkable piece of tragedy
Frederic Chopin, the great Polish composer, is considered as on the greatest Piano composers the world has ever witnessed. Much of the work of Chopin is around Piano as majority of the works are destined for the performance of solo piano.
Renaissance [14th – 17th century] is the greatest resurgence movement that concentrated on human knowledge and learning the self. However, this concept of microscopic study of the self is not new for several civilizations. Humanistic values have been always present either through religious beliefs or philosophical texts. But, Renaissance gave […]
Michelangelo Buonarroti, one of the masters belonging to the triumvirate of the High Renaissance period [other two being Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael Santi] is renowned for sculptures, paintings, poems and architecture. However, people give credit to his famous works like The Last Judgement,
Charles Baudelaire, the French poet, was always with the themes of death, rebellion, sex and the like. In his book The Flowers of Evil, published in 1857, there are many such references and the society was taken aback by the word play of Baudelaire.