Ohara Koson is considered by many to be the foremost 20th century designer of bird and flower prints, or kacho-e. His designs were produced in prolific numbers for a primarily Western market and range from haunting realism to humorous depictions of animals at play. Ohara Koson (小原 古邨?, Kanazawa 1877 – Tokyo 1945) was a Japanese painter and printmaker of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, part of the shin-hanga (“new prints”) movement.
playingjax said: it’s ‘cause they’re basically dinosaurs. /intruding on your conversationwhatadreamlifewouldseem said: it’s definitely the little bird feets and the chirps. and the thing they do when they turn their heads to the side? Oh also everything. Everything about birds is dope.
birds are the coolest! And dinosaurs!!! why can’t dinosaurs live among us like that terrible movie Dinotopia?
First of all, kudos to Miles Davis, for one of the best album names. My hat is off to you! This album was great, maybe it was because of the consistently fast tempo, or the short songs, or maybe just the brass in this. But I liked it. When I listened to this, I forgot that it was even on, which is a tad embarrassing, but I think that it is a credit to him. It was perfect to tune in and out too without seeming too much.
I remember my first introduction to this was me asking this metal head in high school to burn me a copy. I got a gold cd with “Miles Davis: greatest hitz” written in a hurry. I always said I would listen to it, but it just always fell to the bottom of the stack. So now I have validated my pretentious 17 year old self