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Canada

0552 parc Stanley totems.JPG
Mot à mot poteau de la maison oiseau de tonnerre
Gravés :
Oiseau de tonnerre et
Grizzly tenant un humain
Postes sculptés utilisés traditionnellement par les premières nations, maisons de cèdre pour pouvoir supporter les gigantesques toits, les poutres. ce pôle est une réplique de celle sculptée par  Kwakwaka wakw artiste Charlie James en 1900. Tony Hunt fit cette réplique en 1987 pour remplacer l'ancienne qui se trouve maintenant au Musée de Vancouver.

China

Chinese Hardstone Carvings. They polish the article with emery. They use hard carbon.


We had bought a Tshirt at the top of The great China's wall on which we could see : " We've have done it " !!!


Italia

Francesco Jerace
1853-1937  Italian painter and sculptor.
Brother of sculptor Vincenzo and Gaetano (painter) and uncle of sculptor Fortunato Longo.
Initially studies with his maternal grandfather Francesco Morani and in 1870 he inscribes at the institute of fine arts of Napels where he attends courses taught by the sculptors Stanislao Lista and by Angelina, Altamura and Solari. His works oscillate between classicism and Neapolitan naturalism. Later on, around 1900, he moves more towards the art nouveau style.
Author of a statue of Vittorio Emanuele II (1888) on the facade of the royal Palace of Napels and of the monument to Donizetti (1897) at Bergamo. In 1910 he executes the sculpture group "Azione" for the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II at Rome. Among the other monuments he created there are the one dedicated to Francesco Fiorentino at Catanzaro, To Umberto I at Pizzo Calabro, to Luigi Campagna at Carignano Calabro and to the fallen of Sorrento. At Warsaw he sculpts the group with the Holy conversation of Saint Augustine for the church of Saint Mary. Author of several bass reliefs for the facade of the Duomo of Napels and the pulpit of the Duomo of Reggio Calabria.
He was also active in the Netherlands where he modeled a few portrait busts.
He was an honorary professor of the academies of Milan and Bologna.
He exhibited at the Promotrice di Belle Arti of Napels of 1872 and of Turin in 1877. In 1880 he exhibits in Turin with the sculptures "Victa" (Napels Civic museum), the bust Germanicus, (reproduced eight times) (Rome National museum of modern arts) and "Marion", obtaining positive critical acclaim. At Paris he presents the group "Eve and Lucifer" in 1887 and in 1891 in Palermo he presents "The Prince of Satriano", Carmosina Ercolanea", "Fiorita"and "Arianna". He exhibits several times outside Italy, in Paris, (1878, 1897, 1900), Munich (1890,1893,1895,1900,1901), Vienna (1894), Antwerp (1894), Saint Petersburg (1898,1902) Buenos Aires (1910) and San Francisco (1915) with "Victa".
He is awarded at the exhibitions of Melbourne (1880), London (1888), Barcelona (1896, 1911) and Saint Louis (1904). At the bienale of Venice of 1909 an exhibition was dedicated to his works.
His colossal group "I Romani" is housed at the National Gallery of modern art in Rome.
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Nicaragua

In San Juan de Oriente : Their life is to give form to earth. Pedro’s entire process involves about 15 steps from start to finish. Some of these steps include forming the clay on a foot-powered pottery wheel, smoothing the piece, carving the designs, drying, baking the piece in the oven, painting, and shining. Pedro’s oven heats his ceramics to a whopping 825° C! He’s a very talented artist and multi-tasker and can explain his craft to you all while he’s shaping a piece on his wheel.

Pedro works by himself and says that he’s never made the same piece twice, as things always turn out a little bit differently. Like so many talented artists, sometimes he starts with a plan while other times he just “gets in the zone.” He produces both traditional Nicaraguan pottery pieces in addition to more modern, experimental styles for local galleries.

 the pottery using a manual kick wheel and finish the pieces using natural mineral oxides for the earthen colors. The pottery is fired using a low-temperature technique so the vases are decorative as they do not hold water.

Panama

Molas are one of the hottest collectible items. They can be framed, made into pillows, quilts, bedspreads, wall hangings, handbags, tote bags, placemats, jean jackets, vests, jeans, t-shirts, chair covers, craft projects or decorate your childrens' rooms with them. The authentic molas are meticulously hand-stitched.

Thaïlande

Louis Michel Thibault by Lady Anne Barnard, Cape Archives ... South African architect and engineer who designed numerous buildings in the Cape Colony.

Chalermchai Kositpipat (Thai: born February 15, 1955 in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand), is a Thai visual artist. Primarily a painter, Chalermchai's works have been exhibited worldwide, and he is known for his use of Buddhist imagery in his art.

He started out painting movie advertisements on billboards. His early murals mixed traditional Thai Buddhist temple art with contemporary images, which was controversial. Nonetheless, he was commissioned 1988 to paint murals for Wat Buddhapadipa in London. The murals took four years to complete and were controversial because of the contemporary stylings. "I got complaints from everybody – from the [Thai] government, from monks and from other artists, saying that what I was doing was not Thai art," he was quoted as saying in 1998.

Among his works is Wat Rong Khun, an ornate white Buddhist temple being built in his native Chiang Rai Province. Work on the temple was started in 1996, and still continues.

Oub Kham Museum, Chiang Rai


Starting as a passionate collector of items of Lanna art and culture 20 years ago, a retired teacher Julasak Suriyachai opened his house as a private museum to exhibit thousands of rare and hard to find northern-style items, as well as the artefacts of the Tai people from neighbouring countries.

He named the place Oub Kham Museum, derived from a northern term referring to a golden serving bowl used by the royal family during the Lanna period, which lasted from the 13th-18th centuries. The museum is located in Muang district in Chiang Rai, Thailand’s northernmost province.

The collection includes carved thrones, embroidered costumes, Buddha images, antique jewelry .


such as jewelleries, royal costumes, sculpting tools, brass statues, furniture, other royal utensils, ancient books, Buddhist scriptures and sacred texts, as well as folk literature written on mulberry papers and palm leaves. Moreover, Julasak has profoundly researched on historical backgrounds and utilities of every objet d’art in his possession.

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Cuba

Mariano Rodriguez ( 1912-1990 ) : Guajiros; Abela : milicias campesinas;  Cabrera Moreno ( 1923-1984 ) : Guajiros. Todo es en la luz y la sombra

Nicaragua


In San Juan de Oriente : Viven de darle forma al barro


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