At the age of 93 years died artist Dan Robbins (Dan Robbins) has made “every man a Rembrandt”. He invented a method of creating paintings, when the figure is created by numbers.
Kits to paint by numbers, became a sensation in the 1950s. In forming the scheme, all colors are divided by numbers, and anyone can create a masterpiece, if you will paint the room the right colours. The invention Robbins became a phenomenon, which captivated fans and critics and has remained popular ever since.
His inspiration for this idea was Leonardo da Vinci, who used a similar method when he taught his disciples to draw.
Robbins died April 1, in Sylvania, Ohio, but it has become known only recently. The cause was complications from pneumonia, said the artist’s son Larry Robbins. Today, his creations adorn millions of American homes.
We will remind, died Viktor Blagov, the chief specialist of the Rocket and space Corporation (RKK) “Energy”, took part in designing the first Soviet manned spaceships “Vostok” and “Voskhod”. His death was reported by the press service of “Energy”.
Blagov participated in the preparation of the first international flight of the spacecraft, which in 1975 was made the docking of the Soviet “Soyuz-19” and American “Apollo”. In the future, Blagov took an active part in joint work with NASA under the program “Mir – Shuttle and Mir – NASA”, and in the last years of his life he carried out the scientific and technical coordination and supervision of works on the International space station program.
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