La scarpa di Kruscev

12 ottobre 1960 Durante l’Assemblea generale delle Nazioni Unite il segretario del partito comunista russo Nikita Kruscev si toglie una scarpa e la picchia ripetutamente sul tavolo per protestare contro intervento del delegato filippino che stava parlando delle politiche dell’Unione Sovietica nei confronti dell’Europa dell’Est. Quel gesto di protesta è diventato una delle immagini-icona del… Read More La scarpa di Kruscev

John Locke

John Locke (29 August 1632 –1704) was an influential English philosopher of the Enlightenment and social contract theorist. He was an empiricist who believed that all knowledge is based on experience derived from the senses. “’I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.’ (“Ho sempre pensato che le azioni… Read More John Locke

Man Ray

  Today would have been Man Ray’s 128th birthday. He was born in Philadelphia on August 27, 1890 , and died in France in 1976. This American surrealist photographer and painter spent most of his career in Paris. He said: “I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.” “I never knew what I was… Read More Man Ray