Tag Archives: Japan

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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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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