The Dancing House is located in Czech Republic. Began its construction on 1992 and finished on 1996. It is also called as “Fred and Ginger”.
This house was occupied at the end of the 19th century. It was destroyed in 1945 and the remains were totally removed in 1960. Czech ex-president Vaclav Havel, who lived in the neighboring house ordered the first architectural study. Then, the Dutch bank ING agreed to build a house there and called Frank Gehry who accepted to work on that project.
The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located in South Dakota, United States. It took 14 years to be finished, from 1927 to 1941.
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was born December 31st, 1869 in France. He studied in Acedémie Julian.
He is known for being one of the three artists that helped defined the plastic arts in the 20th century. One of his most famous paintings was Woman with a Hat (1905).
He died at the age of 84 in November 3rd, 1954 in Nice.
In the 1970s the African-American and Hispanic communities across the United States of America popularized a music genre that went by the name of “Disco”.
The discos hadflickering multicolored lights and people used skinny outfits with wide-legged jeans.
Manu Dibango released the first disco music record in 1972. called “Soul Makossa”.
Disco is influenced by rock, funk, soul, and blues music.
Dmitri Shostakovich was a Russian composer of the 20th century. He did 15 symphonies
From 1919 to 1925 he studied piano and composition at St. Petersburg Conservatory. When he graduated, he presented his first symphony. In 1927 he won a diploma in the 1st International Piano Competition.
He worked on an opera called “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” and became a huge success. Shostakovich released his 10th Symphony that became very popular, and remarks the portrait of Stalin.
The Kiss from Constantin Brancusi
He is catalogued as one of the most remarkable sculptors of the 20th century. His sculpturs seem to be simple but they have hidden truths. He didn’t use clay models to make his sculptures; he worked directly with the carving.