When Akira came out in 1988, Japanese anime was heralded globally for its epic illustrated worlds depicting dystopian megacities and urban sprawl. (more…)
The metropolis of tomorrow – Hugh FerrissHugh Ferriss (1889 – 1962) was an American delineator (one who creates drawings and sketches of buildings) and architect. (more…)
Henri Le Sidaner – Addicted to LifeHenri Eugène Augustin Le Sidaner (7 August 1862 – July 1939) was an intimist painter. Sidaner was born to a French family in Port Louis, Mauritius. In 1870 he and his family settled in Dunkirk. Le Sid...
Into the Unknown with Frank HurleyAt the age of 25, in 1908, Hurley learned that Australian explorer Douglas Mawson was planning an expedition to Antarctica; (more…)