Born in 1955 in Leipzig, Andreas Gursky is known for being the author of the world’s most expensive photography. Entitled “Rhin II”, the picture was sold at a Christie’s auction for a record of $4.3 million. Specializing in large-scale photographs, the artist delivers an amazing work
The ancient city of Chersonesos in Crimea Chersonesos. The ancient city is located on the shore of the Black Sea at the outskirts of Sevastopol in Crimea, where it is referred to as Khersones. It has been nicknamed the “Ukrainian Pompeii” and “Russian Troy”. The name “Chersonesos” in Greek means simply “peninsula”, and aptly describes the site on which the colony was established.
The Erechtheion in Athens, Greece next to the Parthenon on the Acropolis. The Erechtheion is the site of the sacred fountain from Poseidon and the olive tree gifted to Athens by Athena, who won the contest and whom the city was named after.