Origin Guide – Dan Brown's Origin Guide
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Chapter 17

The bust of Zeus Zeus is the god of gods in Greek mythology. Descendant of Cronos and Rhea, it will give birth to numerous gods and goddesses and heroes … This bust of Zeus was discovered in Italy, in the city of Otricoli. The creation of Adam by Michelangelo This fresco of 280 x 570 cm was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and [...]

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Chapter 12

Cai Guo-Qiang : Head On Cai Guo-Qiang is a Chinese visual artist who created a spectacular installation consisting of a pack of 99 naturalized wolves forming an air cycle interrupted by a window on which the pack breaks violently to start the same infinite loop. In 2009, he has a retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Joan [...]

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Chapter 11

Sharjah Sharjah is a city in the United Arab Emirates, capital of the Shari’a emirate. A cultural and industrial center, it is the second most populated city in the country after Dubai and before Abu Dhabi, the capital of the federation. Chapitre suivant: Chapitre 12

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Chapter 10

Cathedral of the Almudena in Madrid Facing the royal palace, the cathedral of Almudena is the seat of the Archdiocese of Madrid. It was built recently, during the 20th century. In 1993 it is consecrated by Pope John Paul II and thus becomes the first cathedral consecrated by a pope in Spain. The cathedral is neo-Gothic in style and [...]

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Chapter 8

Richard Serra Richard Serra was born November 2, 1939 in San Francisco. He is known for his minimalist metal sculptures. His works regularly provoke violent reactions as for his work Tilted Arc (pictured above) in New York in 1981 which ended up being dismantled in 1989 following the protests of the residents. Torsion Spirale Here is a [...]

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Chapter 6

Yves Klein Yves Klein is a French artist born in Nice in 1928 and died in Paris on June 6, 1962. With a relatively short artistic career (1954-1962), he is considered one of the most important protagonists of the pictorial avant-garde of the post-war period. He is known for his blue (IKB for International Klein Blue), which he has [...]

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Chapter 5

Dohány Street Synagogue Dohány Street Synagogue is considered to be the largest synagogue in Europe by its capacity (3500 places) and the second largest in the world. It is the stronghold of neo-Jewish Judaism in Central Europe. The tree of life In the park Raoul Wallenberg – cemetery of the great synagogue of Dohány – stands [...]

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Chapter 3

Atrium of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao The atrium of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao makes the bridge between the exterior and the interior of the museum. Composed largely of glass walls, the view is stunning on the Nervion (the Spanish city river) and the light penetrates the enclosure of the building to the delight of the visitors. [...]

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Chapter 2

Unidad de Operaciones Especiales The Spanish special forces, of which Admiral Luis Avila was a member. This naval unit concentrated the elite of the Armada Española and the Spanish naval infantry from 1967 to 2009. Since June 2009, the unit has been integrated into the Fuerza de Guerra Naval Especial. Emblem of the Unidad de Operaciones [...]

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Chapter 1

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art located in Bilbao in the Spanish Basque Country which opened to the public in 1997. It is one of the five museums of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The innovative structure of the building was designed by Frank Gehry in the [...]

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