The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 233 foottall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China. It is the tallest ‘pre-modern’ statue in the world. Construction was started in 713 and finished in 803.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir Born February 25, 1841
Art / By Kristyn Clarke
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was Born February 25, 1841 We celebrate the birthday of renowned Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir on February 25. He is often referred to…
Ansel Adams Born February 20, 1902
Art, February, History / By Joe Hummel III
Photographer Ansel Adams Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist known for his iconic black-and-white photographs of the American West. He was born…