Flag Art by Nimai Kesten

Nimai Kesten (www.nimaikesten.com) grew up in an abusive Hare Krishna boarding school in Lake Huntington, NY before transforming “into a loud-mouthed, rebellious, New York City graffiti writing skateboarder” and surfer.  He writes in his bio: In his early 20’s, Nimai began to look at the life he carved out on the streets of New York for himself […]

Flags of the Vietnam War

On this 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, here is a look at some of its flags. The flag of Vietnam, a large yellow star on a field of red, has a simple, bold design.  Designed in 1940 for an uprising against French colonial rule, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed it the flag of the […]