Logo

SUMI-E: An Introduction to Ink Painting

Small book cover: SUMI-E: An Introduction to Ink Painting

SUMI-E: An Introduction to Ink Painting
by

Publisher: Japan Society
ISBN/ASIN: B000OGFMCG
Number of pages: 39

Description:
Sumi-e, or ink and brush painting, must be discussed in terms of the religion and philosophy it expresses. Originating in China, sumi-e was the art of Zen priests, by whom it was introduced into and practiced in Japan. Sumi-e is thus an expression of Zen Buddhism, a religion of extreme selfdiscipline, concentration, detachment, and contemplation.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: MurilloMurillo
by - T. C. & E. C. Jack
A serious artist who added to splendid natural gifts a steadfastness of purpose, a determination to do his best, a love of Andalusia, and a devotion to the religion in which he was brought up that must compel the admiration of thinking men.
(6523 views)
Book cover: 739 Paint Questions Answered: A Reference Encyclopedia739 Paint Questions Answered: A Reference Encyclopedia
- National painters magazine
A reference encyclopedia answering knotty problems that confront the painter, decorator, and paint manufacturer in their everyday work. This book will meet with the approval of the craft at large, and it is dedicated to the painters and decorators...
(4662 views)
Book cover: Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio PracticeHistorical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice
by - Oxford University Press
Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, etc.
(3744 views)
Book cover: Michelangelo: A Collection of Fifteen Pictures, and a Portrait of the MasterMichelangelo: A Collection of Fifteen Pictures, and a Portrait of the Master
by - The Riverside Press
We are dealing here with a master whose import is always serious, and whose artistic individuality is strongly impressed on all his works, either in sculpture or painting. Our selections represent his best work in both arts.
(8576 views)