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Five Times a Great Painting Predicted the Future

Whenever you go to a museum, you can always find beautiful paintings on the walls. It might even be a masterpiece. But did you know that sometimes a painting can foretell the future?

Ways of Seeing

Whether you believe in the paranormal or not, there’s no denying that the human race has reached the apex of its evolutionary cycle. In the next 20 years or so, human-caused climate change will be a fact of life. Fortunately, technology will be on hand to assist in the transition. However, it will not be without its flaws. Moreover, humans will soon have colonies in outer space. So what will the post-Anthropocene world look like?

The short answer is that it will be quite different from the post-industrial age, and the human race will have to reinvent itself. Luckily, technological advances have been made in a deliberate manner. So, the real question is, what will be the human species’ next great endeavor? This may well be the best time to be an artist. If you are not a painter, then a job at one of the many companies in the visual arts sector might be the ticket. This is a remarkably difficult proposition, but the right connections can make a difference.


Whether or not Nostradamus is a prophet is up for debate. Some of his cryptic predictions have been credited with accurately predicting major world events. Others are dismissive of his claims. But he remains popular to the curious and seeker-after-knowledge.

Nostradamus was a 16th-century French astrologer who wrote in the form of a book. In his best work, Les Propheties, he put together more than 350 quatrains, which are short pieces of poetry, to show how he saw the future. People still argue about his predictions, but the popular press has started to back them up.

Despite his shortcomings, Nostradamus’s magnum opus is a fun read. His prophecies are grouped into hundreds of quatrains, each representing a century. The most interesting aspect of the quatrains is that they are difficult to interpret. The quatrains are a bit unorganized, and each set contains one hundred quatrains, so it’s not easy to tell when a particular quatrain is a lark or a troll.

A quatrain is a short poem of four or five lines. In order to understand the tidbits contained within the quatrains, one needs to be familiar with the semantics of the figurative language used by a soothsayer.

The Simpsons

‘The Simpsons’ is the longest-running animated series in history. It’s a comedy that runs for almost seven hundred episodes and has been around for more than thirty years. As such, it’s no wonder the show has been known for making wacky predictions.

The 2000 episode “Bart to the Future” featured one of the first instances of the show’s foreseen future. In this episode, Bart sees a vision of older Lisa becoming president of the United States. This was a callback to Trump’s failed presidential campaign in 2000. The episode also had some parallels to the FIFA corruption scandal.

Another notable example is the episode “Lisa’s Wedding” (season 6, 1995). This episode set several years before the iPhone, featured a future version of Springfield. The episode had a silhouette of a building that looked like the Shard. It was intended as a warning to America. It also poked fun at Donald Trump’s hair and his presidential campaign.


During his lifetime, Pablo Picasso painted over 20,000 pieces of artwork. A large number of these works were ceramic sculptures. He also made many large-scale films.

His first masterwork was Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. This work depicts five nude ladies, influenced by African masks. It is considered one of the most important works of art of all time.

He later created his famous painting Guernica, which was a response to the April 26, 1937 bombing of the Basque village of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. The painting is now regarded as a powerful anti-war message. It has also become a classic of modern art.

In addition to Guernica, Picasso created a number of other surrealist masterpieces. These include “Desire Caught by the Tail” and “The Scream”. He married Jacqueline Rogue in 1961. His relationship with Roque coincided with his late phase.

Picasso had numerous mistresses. He had a long affair with dancer Olga Khokhlova. He also had a love affair with artist and filmmaker Fernande Olivier.

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