Inventor of Cubism Georges Braque died in 1963
立体派创始人勃拉克逝世
   2006-08-31 10:24:50       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry.--Georges Braque
现实只有经过诗意之光的照射才能显现出来。--乔治·勃拉克

Today's Highlight in History:

1955: American track and field athlete Edwin Corley Moses was born in Ohio on August 31. He won won gold medals in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987, Moses won 107 consecutive finals (122 consecutive races). He set the world record in his event four times.
1955年8月31日,美国田径运动员埃德温·摩西诞生于俄亥俄州。他曾在1976年和1984年的奥林匹克运动会上夺得金牌。在1977年到1987年间,他在122次连续比赛中107次连续不败,还四次打破世界纪录。

1963: French painter and sculptor Georges Braque died at 80 on August 31. He was one of the inventors of Cubism. His early work was impressionistic, but he soon changed to a Fauvist style. From 1909 to 1911, he worked with Picasso to develop Cubism. In 1912, they began to experiment with collage and papier collé. Their collaboration continued until 1914.
1963年8月31日,法国画家、雕刻家乔治·勃拉克逝世,享年80岁。他是立体派的创始人之一。他早期的作品属于印象派,但是很快转为野兽派的。从1909年到1911年,他和毕加索一起发展立体派。1912年,他们开始做抽象拚贴画和纸贴画。他们的合作一直持续到1914年。

1997: Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales, died in a car accident on August 31.She was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. From her marriage in 1981 to her divorce in 1996 she was styled Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales.
1997年8月31日,威尔士王妃戴安娜·弗朗西丝·斯潘塞死于车祸。她是威尔士王子查尔斯的第一任妻子。她与查尔斯王子1981结婚,1996年离婚,在此期间她一直都是皇室高贵形象的代表。



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