Painted May 1st-June 4th, Paris, France Oil on canvas 349,3 x 776,6 cm Location: Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain The government of the Spanish Republic acquired the mural “Guernica” from […]
The Montparnasse derailment occurred at 16:00 on 22 October 1895 when the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus. With the train several minutes late and the driver trying to make up for […]
View from the Window at Le Gras (french: Point de vue du Gras) is the first successful permanent photograph created by Nicéphore Niépce in 1827, in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne, France. Captured on 20×25 cm oil-treated […]
The Spanish poet Federico García Lorca was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War the 19 August 1936, at the age of 38. Here is […]
Marina Ginestà i Coloma (29 January 1919, Toulouse, France – 6 January 2014, Paris, France) was a French-born Spanish veteran of the Spanish Civil War, who was a member of […]
Alan Kurdi was a three-year-old Syrian boy of Kurdish ethnic background whose image made global headlines after he drowned on 2 September 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea. He and his family were Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe amid […]
The Lewis Hine’s photographs of children at work helped fight child labor.
World Press Photo of the Year. José Víctor Salazar Balza (28) catches fire amid violent clashes with riot police during a protest against in Caracas, Venezuela.
Yemen’s old walled city of Shibam is the oldest metropolis in the world to use vertical construction with mud (until 8 floors!).
South Vietnam National Police Chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes suspected Viet Cong member Nguyen Van Lem, on the second day of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War.