彌生草間 Eternity of Eternal Eternity 永遠の永遠の永遠

For the past several months, the center of Kumamoto City has been covered in dots.  From Louis Vuitton to the corner bookstore, everyone seems to have become dotty. Bookstore shopfront. Café interior. It is difficult to understand the reason for this Dots Obsession until you discover the stimulating work of 彌生草間 Yayoi Kusama and her amazing art. 彌生草間 Yayoi Kusama’s Eternity of Eternal Eternity 永遠の永遠の永遠 exhibition has been held in …

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Evening Footsteps. Bước Chân Chiều

   Evening footsteps. Bước chân chiều.   Traces de soirée.  夜の足音  Nhà thơ Nguyễn Tất Nhiên đã có lần viết trước khi tự tử: “Mỗi cuộc sống phải mua bằng nhục nhã, Mỗi mặt trời phải trả giá một hoàng hôn.”  The Vietnamese poet Nguyễn Tất Nhiên once wrote before committing suicide: “Every life has to be bought with shame, Every sunrise has to pay the price of a sunset.” Le …

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What is Harmony?

Harmony is a state of balance. For me, the circle is a symbol of perfect harmony.  A circle is infinite.  It represents endless continuity with no corners or sharp edges. All points are of equal distance from the centre within a circle. A circle is balanced in its very nature. Circles are replicated as symbols in human art and represented in our everyday living. 茶道, tea ceremony, trà đạo, la cérémonie …

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