1 Like

Symphonic Sculpture
Japan

Hakone Open Air Museum

Copyright: Akiyoshi Odagawa
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6308x3154
Uploaded: 02/06/2010
Updated: 26/09/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: museum
comments powered by Disqus

Akiyoshi Odagawa
Hakone Open Air Museum
Kudo Kenji Photograph
強羅花壇 柱廊 Gorakadan peristyle
Kudo Kenji Photograph
箱根吟遊 スパ Hakone Ginyu Spa treatment room
Yasushi Kishimoto
Hakonechisujinotaki
kiyoharu takamura
hakone tozan cablecar (Gora station)
Dave Kennard
Mountain path, Hakone
Iskandar Setiadi
Owakudani Valley
Dave Kennard
Path down mountain, Hakone
Dave Kennard
Ōwakudani valley, Hakone
Taro Tsubomura
Owakudani in early winter
Min Heo
Cooking Black Eggs in Owakudani(The hell valley), Hakone
Steven Tung
Owakudani Boiling Valley
Jan Vrsinsky
Zocalo in Veracruz
Martin Broomfield
Gapang Beach, Pulau Weh, Aceh, Indonesia
Roger Berry
Delhi Spice Marker narrow side street.
Roger Berry
Gandhi's bedroom, New Delhi
Roger Berry
Pushkar Camel Fair, Animals Leaving
Jan Vrsinsky
Hermanos Domingues / Ignacio Allende
Tom Sadowski
Cloudy Bay, South Bruny National Park in Tasmania, 2
Jose Luis Perez De C.
Inside the Teatro Juarez
rosspisvena
Landfill Site
Hiroharu Shizuya
Iroha slope
Butch Cronin
World War ll Memorial Pacific Tower
Butch Cronin
Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Tokyo National Museum/Gallery of Horyuji Treasures
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Cherry blossoms twilight
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Yokohama Osanbashi Pier
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Oyama shrine
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Zounohana park
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Minatomirai night view
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Yokohama Museum of Art
Akiyoshi Odagawa
横浜アリーナ
Akiyoshi Odagawa
東京国立近代美術館工芸館
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Uchisaiwaicyo Hall
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Tokyo Toranomon Hills
Akiyoshi Odagawa
六本木ヒルズ・ママン
More About Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.