The ephemeral nature of life

Ukiyo-e, which means “pictures of the floating worlds”, are Japanese traditional prints. These artworks depict the ephemeral, changing and fragile nature of life.

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The aesthetics of shadows

I love Japanese culture. Its influence on the Arts & Crafts as well as on the Art Nouveau movements is now well established. I recently read the book "In Praise of Shadows" from Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki born in 1886.

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