Bohemian Trivia

 

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shakespeare Shakespeare Created Over 1,700 Words

Some of the words attributed to ol’ Willy are addiction, assassination, blushing, dawn, drugged, gossip, lonely, madcap, obscene, puking, swagger, torture, undress, zany. Check out more words created by Shakespeare.

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Dali Peed On Warhol’s “Marilyn” Painting

Andy Warhol once met Salvador Dali and gave him a copy of his Marilyn Monroe paintings. Dali didn’t like Warhol’s work, so peed on the painting in front of Andy.

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Roy Lichtenstein’s Middle Name Was Fox

Well known for his fine-art take on comics, he was a key figure in the pop-art scene from the ’60s until his passing in the late ’90s. Born on October 27, 1923 in Manhattan, New York, Roy was given the middle name Fox by his mother, Beatrice.

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There Are Multiple Versions of “The Scream”

Munch created at least four version of “The Scream” over the years. Some created in paint while others were done in pastel, the various versions were also done with different colors and slight changes when it came to the eyes.

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1/4 US Kids Get Seuss Book First

One in four American children receive a book written by Dr. Seuss as their first book.

pablo picasso Picasso Was Accused of Stealing the Mona Lisa

When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre on August 21, 1911, one of the prime suspects was a young artist named Pablo Picasso. A known trouble-maker in the Parisian art scene, he was in fact brought in by the police for questioning but was cleared as there was no evidence directly linking him to the crime.


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