In 1916, a young Romanian artist called Marcel Janco produced a painting depicting an evening in a Zurich nightclub. Now lost, but known through a photographic reproduction on a postcard, the picture presents a riotous scene in the fractured style of early Cubism.
Police currently believe that an 18-year-old German-Iranian acted alone, killing nine people and then himself. They have not yet identified a motive; the man had no criminal record. Munich spent hours under lockdown.
Plenty of people have made insipid imitations of the famous scene from Federico Fellini’s ‘La Dolce Vita’, in which the late Swedish actress Anita Ekberg wades flirtatiously into Rome’s Trevi Fountain, beckoning her co-star, Marcello Mastroianni, to join her.
If humans had continued to evolve to the point where we could withstand car crashes, we might look something like Graham, according to the Transport Accident Commissionin the Australian state of Victoria.