Ideas about Plants and Art: Azuma Makoto and the Japanese Approach

"Japanese people believe gods exist everywhere in nature, so we approach it with awe and reverence."

"When I confront plants, instead of looking at their color and form, I try to listen." 

Azuma Makoto in Architectural Digest

 

I love finding verification of my attraction to Asian ways of perceiving and creating! Such beautiful expressions. Art as essence and honoring. The divine is everywhere. Sherri

 

Find Azuma Makoto books with his spectacular flower arrangements. 

Source: archdigest.com