Frederic Chopin, the great Polish composer and pianist who died at the age of 39 of what had long been believed to be tuberculosis, had a morbid fear of premature burial!
Walter “Walt” Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. As humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating these both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. In its time, his work was very controversial! Particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality.
The so-called “Harvey Weinstein” of the art world, Artforum magazine publisher Knight Landesman, 67, has been accused of sexual misconduct by nine younger women. This scandal caused him to resign.
William Logsdail (25 May 1859 – 3 September 1944) was a prolific English landscape, portrait, and genre painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Grosvenor Gallery, the New Gallery (London), and others. He is notable for his realistic London and Venice scenes and his plein air style.
Jon Neil is a professional pumpkin carver, Champion of season 4 – Food Networks Halloween Wars, concept artist and Sculptor for TV & Film.
Have you ever wondered what would McDonald’s would look like in a post-apocalyptic zombie world ruled by Nazis?