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The Art of Setting Stones

And Other Writings from the Japanese Garden

by Marc P. Keane

  • 169 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Stone Bridge Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature,
  • Gardens,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Kyoto,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Japanese Gardens - General,
  • General,
  • Essays,
  • Keane, Marc P,
  • Nature / General,
  • Design - General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8679713M
    ISBN 101880656701
    ISBN 109781880656709
    OCLC/WorldCa50149586

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Instead, Keane uses his personal observations and experience to give life to the symbolism endemic to the components of a Japanese by: 1. Excellent I have several books on Zen Gardens.

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These eight essays on Kyoto gardens similarly begin with keen description and build into richly meditative excursions into art. In Japanese gardens, composition follows from placement of the first stone; all elements and plantings become interconnected.

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The Art of Setting Stones: And Other Writings from the Japanese Garden – In Japanese gardens, composition follows from placement of the first stone; all elements and plantings become interconnected.

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Written for the philosophical gardener (or the gardening philosopher), The Art of Setting Stones teaches readers how to truly see the Japanese garden. Author Marc Peter Keane shows how Japanese gardens are both a microcosm of the natural universe and a clear expression of our humanity, mirroring how we think, worship and organize our lives and communities.4/5.

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