of handling his subject matter conveys a sense of monumental size. His images seem massive. Since 1962, he has turned to the work of artists such as Picasso, Mondrian, and even Monet as inspiration for his work. In the mid-1960s, he also painted sunsets and landscapes in his by-nowfamiliar style. In addition, he has designed ceramic tableware and graphics for mass production. "I'm interested in portraying a sort of antisensibility that pervades society," Lichtenstein says, summing up his work.
certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it ... and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. Claude Monet, Haystacks, (sunset), 1890–1891, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston The term "Impressionists" quickly gained favour with the public. It was also accepted by the artists themselves, even though they were a diverse group in style and temperament, unified primarily by their
then entertains them by playing a number of tunes on his harmonica. As Ántonia and Jim leave, Peter presents Ántonia with a sack of cucumbers for her mother, along with a pail of milk to cook them in. Summary: Chapter VI On another fall day, near sunset, Ántonia and Jim encounter Mr. Shimerda, who has recently caught three rabbits. This bounty will provide food for the family and a winter hat for Ántonia. Mr. Shimerda promises to give his gun to Jim when Jim is older. Jim notes that Mr. Shimerda
green, Big-bellied, spectacled, crop-haired, Dribbling black blood from nose and beard. -Robert Graves A Letter From the Front I was out early to-day, spying about From the top of a haystack - such a lovely morning - And when I mounted again to canter back I saw across a field in the broad sunlight A young Gunner Subaltern, stalking along With a rook-rifle held at the ready, and - would you believe it? - A domestic cat, soberly
farming has dwindled and fish ponds have been replaced by high-rises. Rice, vegetables, livestock and fish mow come mostly from imports. To have a taste of agricultural and fishery products genuinely “made in Hong Kong” is like finding a needle in a haystack. 3. The Change of Food Supply Having been produced locally or imported from outside, food is transported to wholesalers before being marketed to retailers and subsequently sold to consumers in Hong Kong. Wholesale vegetable markets under the “Vegetable
generally, whose long-run influence has exceeded that of American Romantic Comedy. Yet, while many major directors worked in the genre, few of them had their greatest achievements in it (an exception might be Billy Wilder and Double Indemnity2, or Sunset Boulevard3), and while major actors worked in the genre, few of them found their greatest successes there. Major stars of the 1950s and 1960s (e.g., Kirk Douglas and Robert Mitchum) often started out in Film Noir but eventually moved to other things
European languages, such as romance and Romanesque, has a complicated history, but by the middle of the 18th century "romantic" in English and romantique in French were both in common use as adjectives of praise for natural phenomena such as views and sunsets, in a sense close to modern English usage but without the implied sexual element. The application of the term to literature first became common in Germany, where the circle around the Schlegel brothers, critics August and Friedrich, began to speak
we searching a moose?” Sadie can be annoying. Did I mention that? “Khnum was one aspect of the sun god,” I said. “Ra had three different personalities. He was Khepri the scarab god in the morning; Ra during the day; and Khnum, the ramheaded god, at sunset, when he went into the underworld.” “That’s confusing,” Jaz said. “Not really,” Sadie said. “Carter has different personalities. He goes from zombie in the morning to slug in the afternoon to—” “Sadie,” I said, “shut up.” Walt scratched his chin.
and tag photos. Flickr users can befriend each other. The friendships are mutual relationships, so if a is a friend of b, then b is a friend of a. Flickr tags are singleword text metadata that can describe anything from the subject of the photo (“sunset”) to the camera used to take the photo (“nikon”) to the community or competition the photo was submitted to (“goldstaraward”). I use a Flickr dataset that contains records of all photos uploaded between January 1st and July 1st, 2008, along with the
blocking me up. They squeezed me so hard sometimes, that I could not help crying out, 'Oh! If you please!' - which they didn't like at all, because it woke them. Opposite me was an elderly lady in a great fur cloak, who looked in the dark more like a haystack than a lady, she was wrapped up to such a degree. This lady had a basket with her, and she hadn't known what to do with it, for a long time, until she found that on account of my legs being short, it could go underneath me. It cramped and hurt