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JAREM photo (Signlanguage)

Actually Jerram Murray, driver and crew member on theset of LOTR production. > Premiere Magazine, Nov. 04 | imdb.com

 

JARDÍN DE LUZphoto(45301)

Means "Garden of Light" in Spanish

Zen Center in Madrid > www.terra.es

A popular name for restaurants, hotels etc. -- too much to list.

 

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KAPITI photos (CoM, For Wellington)

An isle in New Zealand > www.kapiti.org.nz

 

KAWARAU photo(CoM)

a river in New Zealand

 

KEFLAVIK photo (For Wellington Exhibition)

City in Iceland > www.keflavik.is

 

KEHOE, JACK photo(Recent Forgeries)

Actor. Made 2 movies with Viggo: TheGospel According to Harry (1993), Young Guns II (1990),or three -- if you consider Desert Lunch (1994) as a moviedifferent from Gospel, but I personally think it's the same.

Some other Movies: The Game (1997), Dick Tracy(1990) , The Untouchables (1987), The Sting (1973), Serpico (1973) > www.imdb.com

 

KIA ORA last page of For Wellington

Maori greeting, used both as hello and goodbye. It means Be Well! Do Well! All Is Well! Ora means of the light. It also means, vibrant life force. Kia means 'to be'. When you are greeted with this saying, it is with the expectancy and a reminder that you are doing all it takes to nurture your vital life force.

Another translation is Life in your direction > www.yankee-kiwi-merger.com

 

KINGSTON CORNERS photo(Signlanguage)

place in Kingston, Pennsylvania > www.kingstonpa.org

 

KISSINGER, Henry Alfred painting Kissinger Dream inCoincidence Of Memory

(1923-...), secretary of state from 1973 to 1977. He was appointed by President Richard M. Nixon and keptthe post after Gerald R. Ford became President in 1974. Kissingeralso served as assistant to the President for national securityaffairs from 1969 to 1975. He was the most influential foreignpolicy adviser of both Presidents. > sources: IBM World Book Multimedial Enyclopedia | wikipedia.org | nobelprize.org | A critical website www.thirdworldtraveler.com

 

KOLDINGphoto (For Wellington)

city in Denmark, in the middle of the Jylland pennisula. > www.koldingkom.dk

 

KORMAK paintings Kormak & Kormak in New York (Signlanguage)

Kormákr Ögmundarson, Icelandic skald from 10th century, probably the court poet of Sigurðr Hlaðajarl. He is the hero of an Icelandic Kormáks saga written between 1250-1300 A.D. by an unknown author. The saga is a mix of prose telling the story and poetic verses attributed to Kormak, which might be based on older sources or even be written by Kormak himself. > Kormaks saga in Icelandic | Kormak's Saga in English | Scholarly article about first stanzas as PDF file

Cormac is an Irish Male name meaning Raven, or according to other source: from corbaid defile + mac son or charioteer. > Celtic Male Names of Ireland

Cormac mac Cuilennan or Cuilenn·in (836-908), Irisch Scholar, warrior, king, and bishop, best known as the author of Cormac's Glossary, an encyclopedia of Irish folklore and mythology. > Cormac son of Cuilennan 

Cormac mac Art or Airt (227-266), famous Celtic High King in the 3rd Century A.D.  He ruled Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, for forty years. He was famous for his wise, true, and generous judgments. > Kings & Queens | www.pantheon.org 

There is a mysterious piece of text suggesting that an Irish monk named Cormac might have discovered America in the 6th Century (which gives the title Kormak in New York some additional meaning): Adomn·n's Life of St Columba (written c 700) describes a sea voyage made by an Irish monk named Cormac who sailed on "the ocean that cannot be crossed" in search of a "desert" [Cormac's] ship blown by the south wind drove with full sails in a straight course from land towards the region of the northern sky, for 14 summer days and as many nights. > Voyage Beyond the Sea

Cormac McCarthy -- a folk singer living in Maine, USA. > www.artmakers.com | www.cormac-mccarthy.com

Cormac McCarthy -- american horror writer > www.cormacmccarthy.com | www.popsubculture.com 

Cormac O'Kelly -- Irish photographer > www.usefilm.com

Cormac Wibberley -- screenwriter. > www.imdb.com

Ghost town in Ontario, Canada > www.ghosttowns.com 

 

 

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LA CONVERSATION QUE NO TUVIMOS painting (Signlanguage)

means in Spanish: The conversation we did not have 

 

LA REINE DU SOLEIL painting (Signlanguage)

means: Queen of the Sun in French

 

LA SELVA painting (Signlanguage)

means: jungle in Spanish

 

LAURA photo (CoM)

Laura del Sol -- Spanish actress and flamenco dancer, she played in Carlos Saura's flamenco movies, the Viggo connection is her part in The Crew movie > imdb | yahoo

LAS VEGAS fromLas Vegas Is For Families, painting (Signlanguage)

literally fertile valleys in Spanish, the largest city in Nevada and one of the most populartourist destinations in the United States. It is famous for its hotels, gambling casinos, and 24-hour entertainment. The cityattracts about 30 million visitors a year.

 

LEAD poem Ten Last Night (Coincidence Of Memory)

bluish-gray element, one of the world's oldest known metals; Heavy (atomic weight of 207.19, atomic number 82) and dense (11.35 grams per cubic cm) but malleable; Melts at relative low temperature of 327.5 C and boils at 1740 C; Poor conductor of electricity, resists corrosion by water and by sulfuric acid and other powerful chemicals. Its chemical symbol, Pb which comes from the Latin word for lead, plumbum.

Uses: lead-acid storage batteries, tetraethyl lead -- an ingredient added to gasoline, production of some paints and dyes, explosives, insecticides and in ceramic, glass, and rubber products. The high density of lead makes it a good shield against radiation.

Hazards: Lead interferes with the production of red bloodcells and may damage the brain, kidneys, liver, and other organs. Major sources of lead pollution include the exhaust from cars that burn leaded gasoline and the dust and fumes released by industrial plants that use lead. > IBM World Book Multimedial Enyclopedia | Occupational Safety and Health Website

City in South Dakota (pop. 3,632), the site of Homestake mine, one of the largest gold mines in the United States. The mine began operations on April 9, 1876. Itis the world's oldest continually operating gold mine. > IBM World Book Multimedial Enyclopedia | Welcome to Lead

 

LOU FORD painting (Recent Forgeries, Exhibition only)

The main character of "The Killer Inside Me" a nover written by Jim Thompson. From Randomhouse website:

"Lou Ford is the deputy sheriff of a small town in Texas. The worst thing most people can say against him is that he's a little slow and a little boring. But, then, most people don't know about the sickness--the sickness that almost got Lou put away when he was younger. The sickness that is about to surface again." > www.randomhouse.com | Review at headbutler.com

The main character of a movie (1976) based on the book, played by Stacy Keach. > imdb.com

Rock group from Charlotte, NC > Homepage | music.yahoo.com | www.findthefun.com

LOVES OF A BLONDE painting (Recent Forgeries)

Aka Lásky jedné plavovlásky - A Czechoslovakian movie by Milos Forman from 1965. The title in original says that the "blonde" is a woman. Nominated for a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film in 1967. > imdb.com | wikipedia

 

LOW COUNTRIES photo(CoM)

coastal regions located between France and Germany, once known as the Netherlands, later divided into Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. > source: IBM World Book Multimedial Enyclopedia | wikipedia

 

LYALL BAY photo(CoM)

A reef on Wellington's Coast > www.lyallbayreef.org.nz