Crochet bags…not finished yet! There is sewing part and also some flourishing too, with lace, beads,…etc. And to line fabric inside and to sew a zip at the end.
The giant hare installation named Sunbathing Hare, is by artist Florentijn Hofman. It lies on Hare Island in St. Petersberg Russia. (15 meters long and 8 meters wide)
Artist Lyonel Feininger and the Island of Usedom
The American painter and illustrator Lyonel Feininger was one of the leading artists of the German Bauhaus movement and his landscape paintings are also world famous. He spent much of his time sketching Weimar as well as the German island of Usedom. He especially loved exploring the Baltic Sea island with his bike. We look at his connection to the region.
German-American artist Lyonel Feininger (1871 – 1956) (left), one of his sons, photographer Theodor Lux Feininger (second left), and several unidentified people launch sailboats in Central Park, New York, New York, June 1951. The photo was taken by Feininger’s eldest son. (Photo by Andreas Feininger/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
13 November 2014
Seok Joo-myung’s 106th Birthday
Seok Joo-myung (November 13, 1908 – October 6, 1950) was a Korean entomologist who made significant contributions to the taxonomy of the native butterfly species of Korea. He also became a noted linguist and pacifist
He wrote a small dictionary Lernolibro de Esperato Kun Vortaeto 1947 because he was deeply involved in international peace movement to resist Japanese imperialism. He didn’t change his Korean name into Japanese name until liberation. he voluntarily transferred to the Jeju natural medicine laboratory in seoguipo, Jeju Island in 1943. while he had been working here for two years, he was fascinated by particularity of Jeju culture and absorbed in Jeju exploration. Six general books: Jeju dialect, Jeju population, Jeju document, Jeju essay, history of Jeju insect, and Jeju data, were published. These are valuable resources for Jeju study.
After liberation, he, was in charge of zoology of the national museum. During the Korean War, he was mistaken as one of the North Korea’s Peoples army and got shot by a drunken man, in front of a theater in Seoul as he went to the national museum which was burnt by a bombing attack. It was said that just right before his death, he shouted “I know butterflies only!”
Christina Perri – A Thousand years
Eve Grayson, a Reindeer herder of the Cairgorm Reindeer Herd, feeds the deer on December 23, 2013 in Aviemore, Scotland. Reindeer were introduced to Scotland in 1952 by Swedish Sami Reindeer herder, Mikel Utsi. Starting with just a few reindeer, the herd has now grown in numbers over the years and is currently at about 130 by controlling the breeding. (Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)