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Zen Painting - Yasuichi Awakawa
Zen Painting
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The collection of ink paintings reproduced here brings Zen directly to the eye. Wild spontaneity, irreverence and humor; conciseness that transforms familiar things into raw, essential forms; use of space to suggest, simultaneously, limitless depth and nothing at all... these paintings by both... show more
The collection of ink paintings reproduced here brings Zen directly to the eye. Wild spontaneity, irreverence and humor; conciseness that transforms familiar things into raw, essential forms; use of space to suggest, simultaneously, limitless depth and nothing at all... these paintings by both priest-painters and professional artists bear witness to Zen in a way that words cannot. At the same time, this book reveals the magnificently varied effects that can be achieved with Chinese ink and brush.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780870113000 (0870113003)
Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd ,U.
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
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4.0 Zen Painting , by Awakawa Yasuichi
Zen Painting (published in 1970) claims to be the first book to treat Zen painting comprehensively as a category of art in its own right (which Awakawa terms Zenga ). Whether that claim is true or not, the book is informative and contains reasonably good reproductions of 135 masterful Chinese and Ja...
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