Interesting facts about Table Tennis

Table Tennis also known as ping-pong is one of the most popular indoor sports around the world. It is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball, also known as the ping-pong ball, back and forth across a table using small solid rackets. The game takes place on a hard table … Read more

Interesting facts about Shrek

Shrek is an American computer-animated fantasy comedy film loosely based on the book of the same name by William Steig. Shrek is a towering, green ogre whose fearsome appearance belies a kind heart. “Shrek” means “monster” in Yiddish, and is derived from the German word “Schreck”, which means “terror” or “fright”. At the beginning of … Read more

Interesting facts about the Baroque

The Baroque is a style of architecture, music, dance, painting, sculpture, poetry, and other arts. Derived from the Portuguese barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl,” the term “baroque” has been widely used since the 19th century to describe the style in Western European art that flourished from the early 17th century until the 1740s. The work … Read more

Interesting facts about Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter who was the greatest exponent of Baroque paintings. The Flemish or Flemings are a Germanic ethnic group native to Flanders, Belgium, who speak Dutch. Flemish people make up the majority of Belgians, at about 60%. Rubens was a remarkable individual. Not only was he an enormously successful painter whose workshop … Read more

Interesting facts about Toy Story

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer animated buddy fantasy comedy adventure movie. It was written by John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen, and Alec Sokolow, and directed by Lasseter as well. Toy Story stars the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Jim Varney, Annie … Read more

Interesting facts about avant-garde

The term “avant-garde” has a double meaning, denoting first, the historical movements that started in the late nineteenth century and ended in the 1920s and 1930s, and second, the ongoing practices of radical innovation in art, literature, and fashion in the later twentieth century (often inspired by the historical avant-garde and referred to as the … Read more

Interesting facts about Jackson Pollock

Paul Jackson Pollock was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was widely noticed for his “drip technique” of pouring or splashing liquid household paint onto a horizontal surface, enabling him to view and paint his canvases from all angles. It was also called all-over painting and action painting, … Read more