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John William Waterhouse (1849-1917)
“Diogenes” (1882)
Oil on canvas
Pre-Raphaelite
Located in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Diogenes was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy, he was known as Diogenes the Cynic.

Diogenes is also known for an interaction he had with Alexander the Great. Alexander, upon meeting Diogenes while he was relaxing in the morning sun, asked if there was any favour he might do for him. Diogenes replied, “Yes, stand out of my sunlight.” Alexander then declared, “If I were not Alexander, then I should wish to be Diogenes.”

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2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour, Sydney.

A fan had thrown the Australian flag at Jeongguk during the final goodbye and he was really surprised when it landed straight into his hands! He respectfully placed it down on the stage, as it is illegal to parade the Australian flag as a cape or any other form of garment.

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