Kobe, Japan. Kobe Luminarie Festival,Originally conceived as a commemoration to the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995, this ‘festival of light’ provides cheer for its citizens and has become a great showcase for the city’s recovery.
Hiroshi Matsumoto. Unlike those extreme large-sized ones, these small 9×9 painting, are intriguingly less common in abstract artwork. No other abstract artists have done it so passionately than this oil painter from Kobe city in Japan. His style of paintings characterized with bold brush strokes just fit into small canvas. Using oil medium laid on thick plaster, ever creamier than cake frosting. Presentation is a fusion of minimalism and simplicity.
Kobe Port Tower, Japan.108 m, inauguration 21 Nov 1963. Astrogeographical Position: the male fire sign Aries main indicator of phallic forms and towers together with the air sign Aquarius the sign of the sky and archetypal indicator for skyscrapers. Valid for radius/field level 3.