20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up San Francisco
These Chinese lanterns entitled Sui Sui Ping An – Peace All Year Round
by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau
were so mesmerizing in the dark. They were magical against the majestic San Francisco City Hall back draft.
I enjoyed taking pictures and walking among the tall 16-20 foot colorful lanterns while breathing in the cool air.
The exhibit is free and will be around until March 2017.
Incised and painted earthenware sculpture of a horse, from a set of sculptures of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. Artist unknown; Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Photo credit: LACMA.
Terracotta Army, Mausoleum of
Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warriors were buried
in 210 209 BCE
Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China,
to protect in his afterlife. The figures were discovered in 1974, in
Xian. Terracotta Army held more than 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150