Thursday, July 24, 2014

New Poem by the Editor: "A Symmetry"

"A Symmetry" was inspired by a passage in The Book of Tea where Kakuzo Okakura explains one of the major differences between eastern and western aesthetics.  In western art, symmetry and repetition are important features; the exact opposite is true in eastern art.  The deliberate asymmetry found in eastern art invites the viewer to complete the picture and in this way bond with the artist.  Harmony and balance result.

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