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The tragic death of Tomáš Bata

Today is the anniversary of the death (1932) of one of the greatest entrepreneurs of his time, Tomáš Bata. Before six o'clock in the morning, his private plane took off from Otrokovice, which was headed for Zurich, but unfortunately it did not arrive there, it crashed shortly after takeoff. Tomáš Baťa left behind an extensive complex of production, trade, transport, services and finance, which was spread over four continents and employed thirty thousand people.

Musée Picasso collections online

More and more institutions around the world are gradually approaching the digitization of their collections. This year, the Musée Picasso in Paris also made its collections available. The museum has made available thousands of works of art from the painter's estate on its online portal. In addition to paintings, drawings, essays, interviews or professional studies, the public also has more than 19,000 previously unpublished photographs available to the public. However, this list is not final, further digitization of written documents is planned in the coming months.

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