|Koishiwara Yaki, Fukuoka Prefecture|
Sunday, November 24, 2013
For the Love of Mingei
1931 Soetsu Yanagi quote, catalog of Hamada exhibition:
" .... beauty can never be attained by sophistications of technique, for beauty is a thing of soundness and truth."
Sake flask from Okinawa
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