This is too wonderful not to post! More information can be found here.
Its very ambitious to assign geological ages to the formations. Perhaps a tad too presumptuous.
EDIT: the geological ages are only relativistic to make it easier to understand. Thats okay.
At any rate, splendid.
Shi Lu (1919～1982) Waves of Yellow River
Ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
Description: inscribed and signed; with one seal of the artist
Illustrated: Collection of Painting and Calligraphy by Shi Lu, People’s Fine Arts Publishing House, volume I, p.131, 1990
Note: this painting was executed in 1971 when the Cultural Revolution was still going on, which represented the turning point of Shi Lu’s life and artistic creation.
Shi lu is amazing. Go see the exhibition of his work in Tepapa right now
Did you know there’s an entire group of Emma Watson hate blogs on Tumblr? It’s so weird.
~Ying and Yang¬
They just linger in a thick layer on the forest floor.
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