Robert Howlett, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern, ca. 1857-1858. George Eastman House,

Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House,

Some stories we’ve been reading this week:

Very witty
Fine art selfies.

Very touching
Legendary actress Lauren Bacall was infatuated with British sculptor Henry Moore.

Very early
The first photograph to include people. (We’ve written about Louis Daguerre here before.)

Very frustrating
The problem with food carts outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Very controversial
Was Vincent Van Gogh murdered?

Very advanced
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum are now offering 3D prints of their sculptures.