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Author Satō, Shōzō, 1933- author.

Title Shodo : the quiet art of Japanese Zen calligraphy : learn the wisdom of Zen through traditional brush painting / Shozo Sato ; foreword by Gengo Akiba Roshi ; Zen advisor, Gengo Akiba Roshi ; assistant to author, Alice Ogura Sato ; calligrapher, Shina Fujiwara.

Publication Info. Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2013]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  745.619956 SAT    AVAILABLE
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Description 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Gengo Akiba Roshi -- Preface -- Introduction. Bokki: The spirit of the brush ; The Chinese roots of Shodo ; The artistry and philosophy of Bokuseki -- The art of Kanji -- The four treasures in Shodo -- One Ideogram Zengo -- Two Ideogram Zengo -- Three Ideogram Zengo -- Four Ideogram Zengo -- Five Ideogram Zengo -- Seven & eight Ideogram Zengo -- Students of Shodo.
Summary This book brings together the traditional Japanese art of shodo and the wisdom of Zen philosophy. Sato offers a brief history of Japanese calligraphy and its close relationship with the teachings of Zen Buddhism through the ages. He introduces the basic supplies and fundamental brushstroke skills that you'll need.
Subject Zen calligraphy.
Calligraphy, Japanese.
Added Author Akiba Roshi, Gengo, writer of added commentary.
Fujiwara, Shina, artist.
Sato, Alice Ogura, translator.
Added Title Quiet art of Japanese Zen calligraphy.
ISBN 9784805312049
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