Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
Le Corbusier and Albert Einstein, Princeton, New Jersey, c. 1946 [1298 x 1600]
Le Corbusier and Albert Einstein, Two of the brightest minds from the past century. Back in Le Corbusier met Albert Einstein at Princeton after traveling to New York to present at the United Nations his project for the UN Headquarters.
World class martial arts in Shaolin Temple. The monks train kungfu to kids as young as 3 years old- and yes they teach to those of us who are not Chinese heritage too (though you may have to brush up on your Mandarin first!
Edvard December 1863 – 23 January was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early century.
Steve McQueen - His movies ("The Magnificent Seven," "The Great Escape," "The Cincinnati Kid," "The Sand Pebbles," "The Thomas Crown Affair," "Bullitt, "The Getaway," "Papillon" and "The Towering Inferno") grossed approximately half a billion dollars during his reign as cinema’s "King of Cool"