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I'm Jannaya and I have an irrational fear of crocodiles, volcanoes and ghosts.

green-makakas:

brooklynsnativechief:

That shit got serious quick

This kinda reminded me of Naoki Urusawa’s Monster.


design-is-fine:

Kao Yu, illustrations from the Volume on Fruit - The Treatise on Calligraphy and Painting of the Ten Bamboo Studio, 17th century. Color Woodcut, China. Via FAMSF


virtual-artifacts:

A dali marble and huanghuali table screen, Xiaozuopingfeng, 19th century.
The attractive, variegated black and white stone panel is suggestive of a mountain range and is slotted into ahuanghuali stand with shoe feet and standing spandrels joined by an openwork panel carved with chilong and lingzhi.17 in. (43.1 cm.) high 
Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014

virtual-artifacts:

A dali marble and huanghuali table screen, Xiaozuopingfeng, 19th century.

The attractive, variegated black and white stone panel is suggestive of a mountain range and is slotted into ahuanghuali stand with shoe feet and standing spandrels joined by an openwork panel carved with chilong and lingzhi.
17 in. (43.1 cm.) high 

Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014


gentlewave:

Zhou Chunya (周春芽): Peach Blossom series - flower blooms, flower fades, year after year, (2009), oil on canvas, 200 x 150 cm, source: ravanel.com.

gentlewave:

Zhou Chunya (周春芽): Peach Blossom series - flower blooms, flower fades, year after year, (2009), oil on canvas, 200 x 150 cm, source: ravanel.com.


mingsonjia:

 伍启中 水墨山水人物

Shuimo Painting by Wu qizhong


ted:

Can you spot the invisible man? Artist Liu Bolin, known as “The Invisible Man,” paints his body to blend perfectly into the background of everyday Chinese life. Each photograph is an invitation to examine the relationship between the individual and society, an effort to give voice to citizens who are silenced by the Chinese government. In his TED Talk, Bolin explains the lengthy process each photograph requires and the evolution of his powerful message.

Watch the full talk here »


mingsonjia:

仕女摄影 by 潤熙陳

1,2,3 Tang Dynasty

4,5,6 Song Dynasty

7,8,9 Ming Dynasty


virtual-artifacts:

Chinese carved celadon jade mountain-form pebble;
the interior very elaborately openwork and carved in high relief: with scene of two sages beside a stream, with pavilions behind, and a large pine tree overhanging; the pebble form left with much of its original rust color “skin” to the exterior; H: 7 1/4”

virtual-artifacts:

Chinese carved celadon jade mountain-form pebble;

the interior very elaborately openwork and carved in high relief: with scene of two sages beside a stream, with pavilions behind, and a large pine tree overhanging; the pebble form left with much of its original rust color “skin” to the exterior; H: 7 1/4”


gentlewave:

Bakufu Ohno [大野麦風] (1888-1976): Mahi Mahi, c. 1940, belongs to the series Familiar Fishes of Nippon (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu), Woodblock Print, source: kolybanov.livejournal.com. and ja.ukiyo-e.org.

gentlewave:

Bakufu Ohno [大野麦風] (1888-1976): Mahi Mahi, c. 1940, belongs to the series Familiar Fishes of Nippon (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu), Woodblock Print, source: kolybanov.livejournal.com. and ja.ukiyo-e.org.


mingsonjia:

沈铨 - 孔雀朝凤

by Shen Quan (Qing Dynasty) 


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