We are in the territory of Janus, the ancient Roman god who gives us the name of our first month. Janus is the master of beginnings, as well as doors and archways (minus their hinges, a subspecialty deputized to the… More»
Olé, Olé, Olé!
On this day in 1930, the inaugural games of the FIFA World Cup took place in Uruguay. Today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup comes to a close with Argentina versus Germany.
While no one seems to care about the rag-tag ball game happening here, we know all eyes will be on Brazil today!
A Jeu de Paume Before a Country Palace, 1614, Adriaen van de Venne. J. Paul Getty Museum.