This world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe is one of the key attractions at the Library. The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas, an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words, music, and LED lights to illustrate how ideas have traversed time and geography and changed the world.
Marion Bolognesi lives and works in New York City where she splits here time between design and her personal passion for expressive, illustrative watercolor painting. She received a BFA with a focus in Illustration from Massachusetts College of Art & Design in Boston in 2003 and has exhibited her paintings and work around the globe.
"People often ask me, 'Did you have cosmetic surgery?' or 'Were you in some kind of accident?' Well, for the record, no and no, this is the face I was born with and this is the face I'll stay with, so quit gawkin' at me and accept me for who I am." 'Fish Man' to Boston Globe reporter, July 5th, 1959.
The front page of the April 16, 1912 evening edition of the Boston Globe, detailing the Titanic disaster, was among a collection of newspapers put up for auction by Bonhams during their Titanic: 100 Years of Fact and Fiction auction. Picture: AP