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[BKARTS] Wabi Sabi, the book



My old friend, Leonard Koren, who has lived in Japan for at least the past 20 years or more, wrote this wonderful
book (a small but deep book) called Wabi Sabi, available from Amazon, etc.:


*Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers (Paperback)*
by Leonard Koren <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/104-0604631-8840744?%5Fencoding=UTF8&search-type=ss&index=books&field-author=Leonard%20Koren> "When asked what wabi-sabi is, most Japanese will shake their head, hesitate, and offer a few apologetic words about how difficult it is to explain..." (Berkeley, Stone Bridge Press, 1994)
Leonard was trained as an architect, but never built anything except *Wet Magazine*, a winner during the 70s in L.A.--and an eccentric Japanese teach house--because he found large, permanent objects too philosophically vexing to design. He has published books about Japanese popular culture and aesthetics. He resides in both America and Japan.


Judith A. Hoffberg
Editor & Publisher, Umbrella Online


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