December 16, 2017 12:09 pm

KELLY REEMTSEN – status of being modern female = some women are becoming the men?

KELLY REEMTSEN 1/3 – She was born in Flint, Michigan, US in 1967. She studied Fashion Design and Painting at Central Michigan University and California State University Long Beach and now is based in Los Angeles, California. The paintings for which Kelly Reemtsen is best known are depictions of the role of the modern woman. Her work has been exhibited throughout the ...

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COUNTRY FULL OF UNEXPECTED SURPRISES – South Korea: layer upon layer, the cultural and natural beauty

Where Confucian tradition collides with ultra modern fashion and design. Traveling in South Korea, you can discover, that it is a country of various juxtapositions, with serene mountain valleys bump against pulsing lights of the cities. http://www.korea4expats.com/article-tourism-seoul.html You need to experience the calm countryside and the rapidly growing cities, to understand the depth and vibrancy of this country. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/korean-landscapes/ You ...

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KOREAN POEMS – Chung Ho-seung

Chung Ho-seung was born in 1950 and since his debut in 1972 (with a poem featured in the Korea Daily News), he has published many poetry collections, which has achieved both critical acclaim and mass appeal. His minimal verse style interweaves the everday and the fantastic. His poems have the rhythm of songs, his vocabulary is chosen for its emotive ...

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WORKING ON SMALL CANVASES AND MODEST SHEETS OF PAPER – Lee Jung Seob: poor financial circumstances preventing from realizing grander visions

LEE JUNG SEOB 1/3 – His style was influenced by Fauvism and his themes were very characteristic and indigenous. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/korean-landscapes/ He was a modern artist, who created visionary works throughout the colonial period, the regaining of independence in 1945 and during the devastation of the Korean War. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeZg3uwUmUw He entered into Osan School, meeting with an art teacher, who had ...

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KOREAN LANDSCAPES

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CANADIAN SOUNDS – The diverse influences, which have shaped the music

Canada has been inhabited by Aboriginal people from variety of different cultures, where each of the aboriginal communities had their own musical traditions. Canada’s music industry is the sixth largest in the world, producing many internationally renowned artists, but the music of Canada gives you the diverse influences, as have shaped this country with the contribute of Aboriginals, the Irish, ...

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TRAVEL QUIBEC

To get to Quebec you can arrive by plane to its major airports (Quebec City or Montreal), but this province can also be accessed by car or beautiful train network. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/stunning-canadian-landscapes-quebec-region/ Things to do? Stroll Old Québec: you can walk along the fortified walls surrounding this town, visiting various notable historical sites, such as Petit-Champlain District and Place Royale, the ...

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THE DIVINERS – Romance, by Margaret Laurence

She began writing short stories shortly after her marriage. Jean Margaret Laurence was born in 1926. She was a Canadian novelist, one of the major figures in Canadian literature. In 1944 she attended Winnipeg’s United College (an arts and theology college associated with the University of Manitoba). She became associated with the intellectual movement the “Social Gospel”, which remained important ...

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EXISTENTIALIST IDEAS MADE WITHOUT EMBARRASSMENT – Milton Acorn: Cold bundles within falling heavens

His power comes from images always drawn from everyday Island life. Milton James Rhode Acorn was a Canadian poet. He was born in Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island) and was a World War II veteran. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/stunning-canadian-landscapes-quebec-region/ In Montreal he published his early poems in an political magazine. With a radical personality and strong working-class sentiments, he translated these elements into his ...

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