Zero point in time – Göbekli Tepe (Potbelly Hill)

Mesopotamia, “land between rivers” of Tigris and Euphrates is a historical region including most of today’s Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. The area is also called as “cradle of civilization” as most of the history of human beings is linked to that area. Mesopotamia is the site of the earliest developments of the Neolithic Revolution from 10,000 BC.

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Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson is a Danish artist who was born in 1967 in Copenhagen and grew up in Iceland and Denmark, studying from 1989 to 1995 at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

He started his career in the field of art by focusing his interests on natural phenomena as artistic material, as well as on perception and movement. Indeed, his artworks are mainly large-scale installations that he realized employing raw materials such as light, water and air to intensify the viewer’s experience of the ordinary.

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Louvre struggles to borrow key masterpiece from Italy for Leonardo Da Vinci’s 500-year anniversary exhibition

Political tensions between France and Italy have made it surprisingly difficult for the French museum to borrow “The Vitruvian Man” from Venice for his quincentennial anniversary of his death.

The Louvre museum is organizing a major exhibition to celebrate the 500-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. However, just a few days before its opening on October 24th, one presence of one of his most iconic work “The Vitruvian Man” is still uncertain. Continue reading “Louvre struggles to borrow key masterpiece from Italy for Leonardo Da Vinci’s 500-year anniversary exhibition”

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