Diane Kruger illustrated WHOM THE GODS WOULD DESTROY THEY FIRST MAKE BEAUTIFUL

WHOM THE GODS WOULD DESTROY THEY FIRST MAKE BEAUTIFUL

“Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad” is a line from the play Antigone, written circa 440 BC by Sophocles and borrowed by writers ever since. “Whom the gods would destroy they first make beautiful” is probably more applicable when you consider the case of the great beauty Helen: the face that launched a thousand ships. Helen […]

The Bombing of Guernica painted by Picasso

THE BOMBING OF GUERNICA 

The bombing of Guernica on 26 April 1937 wiped the small Basque town off the map. The outrage inspired Picasso’s painting Guernica, one of mankind’s greatest pieces of art, and has been replicated through March of 2022 by Vladimir Putin’s persistent air strikes on Mariupol.  The attack on Guernica, an undefended town of 7,000 people, […]