Monthly Archives: October 2012

Oshibana: the Japanese Floristic Art

Oshibana is the ancient Japanese art of making pictures using natural materials such as dried leaves, feathers and dried flower petals. Several ages ago this art was considered to be the exclusive one and only the Japanese warriors called samurais … Continue reading

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Becoming an Art Object

When we speak of the process of creating works of art we think of artists sitting in their studios and making something eternally beautiful while the imaginary chorus of muses is singing beside them. However, it is also possible for … Continue reading

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