Paintings in the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Germany

The present collection of the museum, located on the picturesque Museum Island (Museumsinsel) in Berlin, is based on a 19th-century private collection of a German banker. Mostly it hosts German painters, but it also has some pieces of French masters like Renoir, Signac, Vlaminck. It covers the most significant art trends of the 19th century…

The Mihail Palace in Craiova, south-western Romania

This ecclectic style palace designed in a combination of French academism and late Baroque is located in the center of Craiova, the most important city of the historical region of Oltenia, an area situated on the geographical southern part of Romania. It resembles the Cheverny Palace that can be found on Loire Valley. The construction…

Iconic Buildings of the University of Arkansas Campus: Old Main and Carnall Hall

Old Main is the affectionate name given to the oldest building on the campus of the Arkansas University. The University itself started after the turmoil of the Civil War in the area as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871. The first classes were held in 1872 in unassuming buildings built hastily after the battles the Union…