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Gold Cloud

Gold Cloud

Poutuguese Merchants and Trading Vessels/ Early 17th century/ Namban paper screen Gold cloud is probably not familiar to neither Western nor Eastern people unless they are Japanese.  Gold cloud appears in ancient paintings of Japan which sometimes depicts people’s life, a plan of capital city, or a landscape.  Apparently, painting gold cloud is one of the painting … Continue reading

Inspirational words from Alexander McQueen

Inspirational words from Alexander McQueen

These are very impressive words from the book “Savage Beauty -Alexander McQueen”. As soon as I saw the words, I was assured that those words would be crucial to me to make sure what my theme is again and again… I put them into my ‘Inspirational works, things’ page so that you can read them in big image.

Where the idea comes from

Where the idea comes from

Hojoki (my ten-foot hut) was written in 1212, Japan, and has been really getting me since I was a teenager. The beginning of the essay was immediately imprinted on my mind.  Here the extract of the translated writing is. “Though the river’s current never fails, the water passing, moment by moment, is never the same.  Where the current … Continue reading