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Art of the Day – 01/25/17 (Men Aflame, Taro Okamoto)

Daily Artwork — “Men Aflame, Taro Okamoto, 1955”

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1955 — Men Aflame.  Oil paint on canvas. Surrealism style. Taro Okamoto (1911-1996), The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.
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Posted by on January 25, 2017 in Daily Art

 

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How to Say Merry Christmas & Santa Claus in other Countries – Infographic

How to Say Merry Christmas & Santa Claus in other Countries

This very simple infographic is a cute little guide to do just what is claims to — say Merry Christmas and Santa Claus around the world!  Very specific local traditions aside, these are neat ways to inject a little world cultures into your holiday lessons. [VIA]

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Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/13/15 (“Japanese Girls in Gas Masks”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “Japanese Girls in Gas Masks, 1943”

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Japan, circa 1943.  Young school girls wearing gas masks during the height of World War II, apparently in the midst of a drill of some kind. 

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Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/26/14 (“Women Working in a Japanese Ammunition Factory”, 1941)

Daily Photo — “Women Working in a Japanese Ammunition Factory, 1941”

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1941, Japan.  Women working in a Japanese ammunition factory.

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Posted by on March 26, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Art of the Day – 8/2/13 (The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Katsushika Hokusai)

Daily Artwork — “The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Katsushika Hokusai, 1831”

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1831 –The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Woodcut.  Japanese Edo Period.  Katsushika Hokusai (1760(?) – 1849). Private collection.

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Posted by on August 2, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/25/13 (Himeji Castle, Hyogo, Japan)

Daily Photo — “Himeji Castle, Hyogo, Japan”

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Posted by on March 25, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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