It was in 1908 that Picasso and Braque invented Cubism. It was the most influential movement in the western art which started in Paris but between 1906- 08 it spread its wings to rest of the Europe and America. Picasso was also influenced by the African culture, their highly stylized, brightly colored masks. In the […]
Who invented ink?
The first writing ink was invented in 2500 B. C. by the Egyptians and the Chinese. It is believed that this ink was made by mixing carbon with gum. It was then shaped into sticks and dried, before use it was dipped in water and made ready for writing. Chinese inventor Tien- Lcheu was the […]
Who invented paper?
T’sai Lun of China invented paper around 2000 years back. Historians believe that in 3500 B. C. Egyptians first discovered paper. It was made from a reedy plant papyrus which grew around river Nile in Egypt. It was from this plant only that the name paper was derived. The first standardized paper was first invented […]