On This Day… June 24

On this day in 1901 a 19 year old artist named Pablo Picasso held his first major exhibit at a gallery on rue Lafitte in Paris. The gallery where the exhibition was held was owned by Ambroise Vollard, a dealer who also sponsored artist Paul Cezanne, and the exhibition show cased 75 of Picasso's works. [...]


10 Facts about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Remember, remember! The 5th of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot!... As of 1605 the 5th of November has become synonymous with Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night. This night is now celebrated with fireworks and bonfires but originally it was encouraged by King [...]