Aria’s deco. was minimal but effective:A dragon in a sea of red lanterns. Raisin the Red lantern… Am I right or am I right.
The Muckenthaler’s first gallery opening of the season, Hanji: Contemporary Korean Paper Art, starts tomorrow February 6th at 6:30 p.m. Come see art from Young Hoon Kim, Dong Hyun Chung, Soon Ok Ahn, Jong Kook Lee, Theresa Hwang, and Yeon Sook Bae interpret the ancient form in a variety of unexpected ways for the 21st Century.
The Gallery will be open Wednesdays-Sunday, 12:00p.m.- 4:00 p.m. from February 6th- April 13th. There will be a special gallery tour on March 6th as well starting at 7:30 p.m. The gallery is free so be sure to make it out to see these extraordinary artists!
Prepare for a barrage of New Year courtesy of Vegas. This is Bellagio’s offering. I enjoy horse mountain!! The golden horse at the top spins but the money tree is kind of wondrous.
GPOY: Literally just did this receiving a text from a friend I hadn’t heard from.
But this just reminded me of how great you guys all are.
Please let it be known: I appreciate each and every one of you awkward cellphone handler or cool handed smartest of all phones users.
Also thanks for the 4 new people who decided to follow me today!! I feel that’s a record so thanks for being a part of that. *WINNING THE TUMBLYMPICS*
And in case it wasn’t clear…. This is in advance of Love day. But I decided to make it rain affection early. HAPPY LOVING ALL MY FOLLOWERS DAY!!!
This Kutani model of a tabby cat is decorated in various coloured enamels and gilt; the feline lies curled up and asleep, her front paw tucked under her chin.
length 30.5 cm (12 in), Meiji/Taisho Period 1868-1926
Bibliography: Japanese Porcelain 1800-1950 by Nancy Schiffer
500 Tugrik, Mongolian Coin
This is a fancy pure silver proof coin sold by the National Bank of Mongolia to coin collectors. They make a new design each year, 2011 was the Ural Owl (Хув ууль). You can probably find one on ebay, but not cheap.
O M G OWLS THOUGH….
But real talk of my home and native land: WHY WE NO HAS OWLS ON OUR MONEYS?!