Saturday, January 8, 2011
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Pick up a copy of The Japanese Way of the Artist to learn how ancient Japanese arts express the inexpressible.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Art is not a thing; it is a way.
The idea of art as a Do, or "Way," is an important part of Japanese culture. The Japanese Way of the Artist was written to explain how arts like judo, chado, kado, or shodo function as Ways that can help us realize the right and natural path for human beings.