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Born in 1864, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is one of the most respected French painters of the post-impressionist period. He illustrated the colorful and whimsical life of Paris, often compared to his contemporaries, Cezanne, Van Gogh, and Gauguin. He was prolific, despite his devotion to cocktails. His compelling and romantic scenes of the theatrical life make him famous.

Born in Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is one of the most respected French painters of the post-impressionist period. He illustrated the colorful and whimsical life of Paris, often compared to his contemporaries, Cezanne, Van Gogh, and Gauguin.

Terracotta Warriors, Xian, China. Sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China, buried with the emperor in 210–209 BC.

Visit the Terracotta Warriors, Xian, China. Sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China, buried with the emperor in BC.

Palacio de Cristal.1887

Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal

Frida Kahlo, photograph by Lola Álvarez Bravo, 1944 by dou_ble_you, via Flickr

View Frida Deep in thought by Lola Alvarez Bravo on artnet. Browse more artworks Lola Alvarez Bravo from Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc.

nickdrake:  The Berlin Wall 1989.  One day I will see where this barrier stood!

"Berliners celebrate on top of the wall as East Germans (backs to camera) flood through the dismantled Berlin Wall into West Berlin at Potsdamer Platz, in this November 1989 picture.

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”    - Albert Einstein

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving" - Albert Einstein. “I thought of that while riding my bicycle” – Einstein on Relativity

Visión aérea de la antigua Roma con la ubicación de sus lugares más importante.

Visión aérea de la antigua Roma con la ubicación de sus lugares más importante.

Robert Capa     Anti-Fascist Militia Woman, Barcelona     1936

Anti-fascist Militia Woman Taking a Break, Barcelona, Spanish Civil War, 1936 // Robert Capa

Repaso UT8 Historia de Roma « Ciencias Sociales 1º ESO Colegio Europeo de Madrid Ainhoa Marcos y Víctor Aunión

Repaso UT8 Historia de Roma « Ciencias Sociales 1º ESO Colegio Europeo de Madrid Ainhoa Marcos y Víctor Aunión

Despite this being a very famous photo, the name of the soldier is unknown. June 18, 1965

AP photojournalist Horst Faas took this photo of Larry Wayne Chaffin on June during the Vietnam War with the Airborne Brigade Battalion on defense duty at Phouc Vinh airstrip in South Vietnam.