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Soetsu Yanagi

Muneyoshi Yanagi

Soetsu Yanagi

selected essays on Japanese folk crafts

by Muneyoshi Yanagi

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics,
  • Folk art,
  • Volkskultur,
  • Decorative arts,
  • Volkskunst,
  • Mingei,
  • Art objects,
  • Handwerk,
  • Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSelected essays on Japanese folk crafts, "Yanagi Sōetsu korekushon2 mono" hoka shoshū
    StatementSoetsu Yanagi ; with the cooperation of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum ; translated by Michael Brase = "Yanagi Sōetsu korekushon2 mono" hoka shoshū / chosha Yanagi Muneyoshi ; yakusha Maikeru Burēzu
    SeriesJapan library, Japan library (Shuppan Bunka Sangyō Shinkō Zaidan)
    ContributionsBrase, Michael, translator, Nihon Mingeikan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1071 .Y32352 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 pages
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26968541M
    ISBN 104916055756
    ISBN 109784916055750
    LC Control Number2017395630
    OCLC/WorldCa981919872


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Soetsu Yanagi has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Soetsu Yanagi’s most popular book is The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight Into Beauty. ・Sixteen incisive essays by Soetsu Yanagi, founder of the Japanese folk craft movement and author of The Soetsu Yanagi book Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty.

・Sixty-four full-color pages devoted to textiles, ceramics, wood and lacquer, metal, sculpture, and pictorial art/5(4). Inspired by the work of the simple artisans Yanagi encountered on his lifelong travels through Japan and Korea, this now-classic book is a heartfelt defence of modest, honest, handcrafted objects, from traditional teacups to jars to paper—objects that exemplify the beauty of everyday things/5(17).

Inspired by the work of the simple artisans Yanagi encountered on his lifelong travels through Japan and Korea, this now-classic book is a heartfelt defence of modest, honest, handcrafted objects, from traditional teacups to jars to paper—objects that exemplify the beauty of everyday things.

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With 16 essays written on different years and topics, you will be more familiar with the culture of. Soetsu Yanagi (–) was a philosopher, art historian, aesthete and poet. He evolved a theory of why certain objects made by unknown craftsmen were so beautiful, and became the founding father of the Japanese folk crafts (“mingei”) : Penguin UK.

Soetsu Yanagi () was a philosopher, art historian, aesthete and poet. He evolved a theory of why certain objects made by unknown craftsmen were so beautiful, and became the founding father of the Japanese folk crafts ("mingei") movement.

He helped establish, and was the first director of, the Japanese Folk Crafts Museum. Reviews:   The Beauty of Everyday Things by Soetsu Yanagi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Object Details author Yanagi, Muneyoshi translator Brase, Michael Author Nihon Mingeikan Subject Yanagi, Muneyoshi The essays appearing in this book were selected from Yanagi Soetsu korekushon 2: mono (Chikuma Shobo; chapters) and Mingei yonju-nen (Iwanami Shoten; chapters 1,8,9,15,16)--verso of the title page.

Soetsu Yanagi is often mentioned in books on Japanese art, but this is the first translation in any Western language of a selection of his major writings. The late Bernard Leach, renowned British potter and friend of Mr. Yanagi for fifty years, has clearly transmitted the insights of one of Japan's most important thinkers/5(48).

Yanagi died in Tokyo in The Adaptor, BERNARD LEACH today is known as one of the world's greatest potters. His numerous books are familiar to everyone interested in modem crafts.

Leach first came to Japan at the age of 22, inmet the Shirakaba group and soon became an intimate friend of Sōetsu : $ This book challenges the conventional ideas of art and beauty.

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BOOK REVIEW ~ The Beauty of Everyday Things ~ Soetsu Yanagi The Beauty of Everyday Things has emerged as an odd sort of sequel to the first compilation of Yanagi's writings - The Unknown Craftsman.

The latter has been such an influential book for me in how it defined Beauty, Art and Craft and creativity in all its forms as a spiritual practise.

Yanagi's book examines the Japanese way of viewing and appreciating art and beauty in everyday crafts that include pottery, lacquer, textiles, and woodwork.

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Soetsu Yanagi, known as first advocator of the Mingei Movement, was born in Tokyo in He took part in the launch of the magazine 'Shirakaba' in and actively worked as a central member of the Shirakaba literary school.

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