There were no prisons, no slums, no insane asylums, no cripples, no poverty, no wars. All disease was conquered. So was was old age.” What we can gather from the text is that life seemed perfect, as Vonnegut introduces us to all of the things in life that
On March 8, 1879, a boy was born into a glazier family and was named Otto Hahn. Since he was a kid his parents wanted him to become an architect. However, he eventually decided to study chemistry at the University of Marburg. As he grew up, he became interested in industrial career. Because his intended employer planned to use him in the international aspects of the business, Hahn left Germany in 1904 to spend several months in England, where his primary goal was to master the language.
Film composers, including John Williams, used some of the way he created his music. Richard’s work would influence modern film scores, including Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. He later was able to meet Mathilde Wesendonck and after falling in love and spending time with her he was inspired to write Tristan and Isolde. Since he had an affair with Wesendonck and other problems he had in his life, this eventually led to his separation with his wife. In 1862, he was finally able to return to Germany.
When he graduated from high school his dream was to go the University of Pittsburgh and become a art teacher, but instead he enrolled to Carnegie Institution of Technology and learned commercial art. When he graduated from college with his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, he decided to move to New York to pursue a career as a commercial artist. He landed a job with Glamour magazine in September, and went on to become one of the most successful commercial artist of the 1950’s. In the late 1950’s, he began devoting more attention to painting, and in 1961 he debuted the concept of “pop art.” A year later he exhibited the now-ironic paintings of Campbell’s soup cans. These small canvas works of everyday consumer products created a major stir in the world, bringing both Warhol and pop art into the national spotlight for the first time.
The Neverending Story is a famous classic novel about a boy’s adventure in a book, written by Michael Ende. The author Ende was born in 1929 in Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany to Luise and Edgar Ende. His father was an artist, and when his work did not take off, the whole family moved to Munich in 1939, hoping his work would prosper. However, soon, World War II started, and although Ende was able to avoid going in the Hitler Youth by enrolling at a nearby SA riding school, he could not evade the bombings of the war. He experienced an air raid in Munich as well as the Hamburg bombing in 1943, which traumatized him, and affected his later on views of the world greatly.
After his father and uncle disparaged the idea of entering a covenant because of his musical talents, he attended university at Vienna in 1498, and then Basel, from which he graduated in 1504. In 1506 he went to Glarus, ordained to the priesthood, and became a rather exemplary pastor. Once the reformation began, Zwingli immediately began to preach his
Renner studied Greek and Latin for nine years and after that he opted to study arts at several academies. After years of studying Renner created and became the director of Master School for Germany 's Printers. He took notice of abstract art form and soon built up repulsion for some of the forms in modern culture including
In about 1528, when Calvin was 19 years old and he completed his Master’s degree in Theology, his father sent him to the University of Orleans in order to study law, as Martin did too. His father didn’t want him to be still a theologian because he had fallen out with the Catholic authorities in Noyon. During the next 3 years, Calvin studied at Orleans, and earned his doctorate in law and his license to practice as a lawyer. His father died in 1531, so Calvin was free to decide what he wanted to be. He decided to pursue the life of a scholar, immersing himself in the study of the new Renaissance ideas.
Leibniz was born in Leipzig, Germany on July 1st, 1646. His parents were prominent as his father was a moral professor at the city college however; he passed when Leibniz was only six years old. His mother was the daughter of a reputable attorney. Leibniz was a childhood phenomenon as he exceled in many fields in his time. He learned to speak Latin and Greek on his own by reading inscriptions of illustrated books and comparing them to German types in his father’s library.
Walter Gropius (Fig.1) was a German architect and the founder of Bauhaus; a German art school operated from 1919 to 1933 in Weimar. The institute was famous for the approach to design under the idea of creating a ‘total work of art’ in which all artistic medias, including architecture, fine art, industrial design, graphic design, typography and interior design would be combined. This style later became one of the most influential ideals in modern design. Gropius decided to leave Germany in 1934 and migrated to the United States, where he would build his own house with the principles he taught at the Bauhaus school, introducing the international, modernism style to America. The house resides on 68 Baker Bridge Rd Lincoln, MA 01773, USA.