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Haiku / A World of Dew

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A world of dew,And within every dewdropA world of struggle. Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)      

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Ceramics & Ikebana / SATOSHI NISHIKAWA, YUJI UENO

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Satoshi Nishikawa & Yuji Ueno, 2019 Exploring harmony In both his sculptural and functional wares, Kanagawa-based ceramicist Satoshi Nishikawa explores the contradiction of modern and ancient. He does this by combining conflicting forms, materials, and textures: mixing rough soil with straight sides or marrying prehistoric colors—primarily white, black, and red—with...

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David Balliano

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Oasis of the Wind II / TAKASHI KOKUBO

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Oasis Of The Wind II ~A Story Of Forest And Water~, 1993 Best known for his "image albums,"¹ Takashi Kokubo creates commercial musical compositions meant to breathe life and personality into a character through sound. These songs are found in anime, manga, and Japanese commercials, accompanying a protagonist or even...

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Ugliness is Not the Absence of Beauty / ROBERT HOGE

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Ugliness is not the absence of beauty. Robert Hoge      

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Chawan / IZUMITA YUYKIYA

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Izumita Yukiya

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