South Korea’s beautiful gardens and landscape design

South Korea's beautiful gardens and landscape design For over 2000 years Koreans have been shaping the landscape around them into pleasing contours and vistas. The arrangement of rocks is a crucial element of local garden design, as is a more natural appearance than the equally venerable styles of gardens in China and Japan. — Read … Continue reading South Korea’s beautiful gardens and landscape design

“QubiQ” nature.

[:en]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:nl]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:]

Dutch Influences on the Japanese Language: With an Appendix on Dutch Words in Korean

Dutch words in Korea and Japanese Language. On August 24, 1609, the feudal ruler of Japan, the shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu,[1] accorded a group of Dutchmen a pass which allowed them to trade in Japan. This fact as such would not be so noteworthy, were it not that between 1640 and 1854 — a period of … Continue reading Dutch Influences on the Japanese Language: With an Appendix on Dutch Words in Korean

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890): The Drawings | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Largely self-taught, Van Gogh believed that drawing was “the root of everything.” — Lees op www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/gogh_d/hd_gogh_d.htm[ Generally overshadowed by the fame and familiarity of his paintings, Vincent van Gogh’s more than 1,100 drawings remain comparatively unknown, although they are among his most ingenious and striking creations. Van Gogh engaged drawing and painting in a rich … Continue reading Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890): The Drawings | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art