A Photographic History
A “pinhole camera” was discovered in approximately 400 BC, with by Aristotle and Mo Di. Subsequently, a “camera obscura” used this technology for light to enter and then project an image, which could then be used to draw images. Hundreds of years
From the Egyptians to Romans and Persians, the first perfume maker may have been a 2 B.C. chemist who extracted flowers, oil, etc. However, evidence dating back 4,000 years may be related to this great cause as well -- spices, flowers, etc. were used, and
“Diamonds” (adámas, Greek) means “unalterable” are used for hardness in industry and solidarity in jewelry – 4C’s of carat, cut, color, and clarity are noted. De Beers is credited with marketing engagement rings using diamonds in the mid-20th century.
The intertwining of mathematics and art has a long history, dating back past the Egyptians and their pyramids. From the goal of drawing (mathematically) the ideal male figure to M. C. Escher’s optical illusionary-type math to fractals, different
Pricy Art - Pre-1940s
Renaissance artists are widely credited for bringing about a movement where art was more widely prioritized. The art scene since then has led to quite a few breakthrough artists.
So what do Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Gustav Klimt, van Gogh, Picasso,