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Biographies

A biography, or simply bio, is a detailed description of a person’s life. It involves more than just the basic facts like education, work, relationships, and death; it portrays a person’s experience of these life events.

Philippe Pinel and the Dawn of Psychiatry

In the times of Philippe Pinel, it was normal for the “mentally ill” to be chained to the walls or to be inflicted with physical punishment. This doctor managed to regulate psychiatric institutions and propose a new way of understanding mental pathologies.

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Andy Warhol and his Time Capsules

Andy Warhol was the most important artist of the pop art movement, developed in the s. XX. Throughout his life, he created more than 600 time capsules with opening dates. Find out why this artist decided to keep mundane objects in their capsules.