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The Strange And Grotesque Decoration Of King Henry VIII Horned Helmet
One of the most mysterious objects in the Royal Armouries’ collection is the ‘Horned Helmet’ that belonged to King of England Henry VIII. Made by Austrian goldsmith Konrad Seusenhofer, a leading armor manufacturer of the 16th century, this strange-looking horned helmet was originally part of a ...  More
Feb. 18, 2018
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Olga Shirnina Wonderful Colorized Photos Of Russian Artists And Politicians
Translator and amateur colorist Olga Shirnina, also known as Klimbim, has an incredible talent for transforming historical black and white photographs into color images. She often works to breath new life into vintage photographs that show Russian history: portraits of the imperial Romanov family, ...  More
Aug. 4, 2017
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Charles Marville’s Vintage Photos Of Paris Fancy Urinals
Charles Marville (1813 - 1879), was a French photographer, who mainly photographed architecture, landscapes and the urban environment. He used both paper and glass negatives. He is most well known for taking pictures of ancient Parisian quarters before they were destroyed and rebuilt under ...  More
Feb. 13, 2017
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Hipstory: Artist Amit Shimoni Reimagines World Leaders As Hipsters
Israeli artist Amit Shimoni created the series, depicting global political icons in the most improbable way possible, outfitted and styled in the latest hipster fashions. The illustrator said he hopes to 'encourage us to reflect upon our leaders, our society, and ourselves' with his new set of ...  More
Feb. 7, 2017
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The Presidents Of The United States Captured At A Young Age
Running for the US president is no beauty pageant. Presidents are remembered for what they accomplished while in the office as the most powerful people in the world. What we often forget though is that just like us, once these guys were regular dudes, too. Even the presidents got to enjoy their ...  More
Feb. 7, 2017
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Yolocaust: Artist Shahak Shapira Explains Why He Took It Down
Dear internet, last week I launched a project called YOLOCAUST that explored our commemorative culture by combining selfies from the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin with footage from Nazi extermination camps. The selfies were found on Facebook, Instagram, Tinder and Grindr. Comments, hashtags and ...  More
Jan. 27, 2017
U.S. President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Had A Tattoo
Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson and Dwight D. Eisenhower were all rumored to have tattoos. Theodore Roosevelt was the only president to have a confirmed tattoo on his body. The 26th president of the United States proudly bore a tattoo image of his ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017