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The best of LOST & FOUND IN PRAGUE 2013

1. Winter Prague by Hynek Šantl (1970) 

2. Winter Prague by František Schnöbling, Old Town Square 1949

3. Prague by D.J Ruzicka - Evening on Vltava, 1926

4. From archives of Prague castle, photo by M.Peterka

5. Prague Astronomical Clock destroyed 8.5.1945

6. Prague by Marie Šechtlová, 60’s

7. Prague by V.Heckel

8. Prague by Josef Illig, Tyn Church, Old Market Square

9. Prague by F.Scianna, early 90’s fashion photo session

10. Prague by M.Riboud, 1972 (Wenceslas Sqaure)


The nine circles of hell from Dante’s Inferno recreated in Lego by Mihai Mihu

I. LIMBO: A place of monotony, here the souls are punished to wander in restless existence while they moan helplessly in echoes between the ruins of a temple.

II. LUST: Surrounded by erotic representations, those overcome by lust are forced to watch and experience disgusting things, ultimately being condemned to drown in the menstrual river.

III. GLUTTONY: The circle itself is a living abomination, a hellish digestive system revealing horrific faces with mouths ready to devour the gluttons over and over for eternity.

IV. GREED: This pompous place is reserved for the punishment of the greedy ones.

V. ANGER: In this depressing place the souls are trapped in the swamp, they can’t move and they cannot manifest their frustration which is making them even more angry.

VI. HERESY: The giant demon watches closely over his fire pit, dwarfing the damned that are dragging the new arrivals in the boiling lava. Those who committed the greatest sins against God are getting a special treatment inside the temple where they are doomed to burn for eternity in the scorching flames.

VII. VIOLENCE: A place of intense torture where the horrific screams of the damned are eternally accompanied by the hellish beats of drums.

VIII. FRAUD: In Fraud the Demons enjoy altering the shape of souls, this is how they feed.

IX. TREACHERY: Lucifer lies here chained by the Angelic Seal which keeps him captive in the frozen environment.


I’m watching Coppola’s Dracula from 1992, and this gem appears for a brief moment.

A portrait of the young Count Dracula (played by Gary Oldman).

It is, in fact, inspired by Albrecht Durer’s most famous self-portrait in which he chose to present himself the same way Christ and other religious figures were painted at the time (XV century).

The more you know…

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