11 septembre 2009

Annam (Vietnam), Second Coin - Thien-Phuoc Tran-Bao (Tian Fu Zhen Bao).

Annam (Vietnam), Second Coin - Thien-Phuoc Tran-Bao (Tian Fu Zhen Bao). This is the second coin Annam/Vietnam had minted in her history. The name of this coin is Thien-Phuoc Tran-Bao (or called Tian Fu Zhen Bao). Minted during AD 986 in north part of Vietnam. Poor mint quality. Size: around 21 mm in diameter. Reverse: Chinese Character "Li", which means minted by Li (Ly) Dynasty. US $11.05 @ coinsxzh Note: In Toda, "ANNAM AND ITS MINOR CURRENCY" The former 黎 Le Dynasty. - 981-1010. General LE-HOAN... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2009

Nike Customization

The Nike Dunk Hi Liberty in Nina, Venus Leaf and Strawberry Thief print,  Chris Ruhs in collaboration with Nike Sportswear. Photo: Nike Sportswear Designer: Evan Macpherson  [contact] Bio: At just 19, student and designer Evan Macpherson is making a name for himself in the ever-growing trend of sneaker customization. He takes basic production sneakers and adds a custom touch, successfully setting them apart (miles apart) from other shoes you'd see on the street. All pairs are either one-of-a-kind or... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

"Gods, Demons and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism" & "Haeri Yoo: Paper Deep" @ Kresge Art Museum

Guardian Spirits, mid-20th century, color on paper and fabric, 42 x 63 inches. EAST LANSING, MI.- Kresge Art Museum celebrates Korea with two concurrent exhibitions. Gods, Demons and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism, an historical look at Korean culture and Haeri Yoo: Paper Deep, an intensely contemporary installation. The twelve paintings of Gods, Demon and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism represent and explore the indigenous shamanic tradition, which is a force that exists at the nexus of the culture and religion of... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

Dragon en vol, Phi long, Minh Mạng, dynastie Nguyễn, 1833.

Dragon en vol. Phi long (monnaie) de Minh Mạng, deuxième empereur de la dynastie vietnamienne Nguyễn, 1833. Flying dragon. Phi long (coin) of Minh Mạng, second emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam, 1833. Cabinet des médailles de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France. Photo Marie-Lan Nguyen
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