Category Archives: Design, Crafts and Arts

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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Babes at the Museum

Have you ever thought about people visiting the museums? Who are they? Why do they come? What for? Are they watching art? Seriously? Are they tourists knowing nothing and just loiter about without any purpose pretending to be interested in … Continue reading

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The World’s Creepiest Picture

What do we know about this creepy picture? It was painted by Bill Stoneham. The scandal started after on of the exhibitions. The viewers with a weaker nervous system began to faint and cry after glancing at this picture. The … Continue reading

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Chigiri-e: Japanese Impressionism

The Japanese can hear the words untold and see what is hidden, they are the masters of hint and implication, they feel the enchantment of reticence. Buddhism brought the idea of the constant alternation and instability of the world to … Continue reading

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