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Fine bonsai

Jonathan Singer

Fine bonsai

art and nature

by Jonathan Singer

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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bonsia,
  • GARDENING / Japanese Gardens,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Photography of plants

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs by Jonathan M. Singer ; text by William N. Valavanis ; with contributions by Thomas S. Elias ... [et al.].
    ContributionsValavanis, William N., 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR724 .S564 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186575M
    ISBN 109780789211125, 9780789211163
    LC Control Number2011053032

    This poor baby had to put up with endless pinchings to build "a dense crown of small Fine bonsai book. A portion of the proceeds of this book will benefit the Japanese Red Cross. There was even a fabric design of the same name. In Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature, the finest extant achievements in the art of bonsai are seen together for the first time, through the lens of renowned botanical photographer Jonathan Singer. Valavanis, was published. Having lived in Japan for eighteen years, I had many occasions to enjoy and contemplate the mystery of bonsai, and still do.

    Three hundred stunning full-page images and four lavish gatefolds present bonsai of all types, from quiet representations of nature to colourful fall foliage to bold sculptural forms. The gaudiest in my opinion is the Kirishima Azalea, drenched in gorgeous tiny blossoms. National North America's Kokufu. Jonathan Singer's photographs help unveil that mystery, and provide all of us with the chance to see and contemplate on this ancient art form at any time.

    Through these and other popular media, bonsai became known to a broad Japanese population. Singer combined his interest in botany and horticulture with Fine bonsai book technical and aesthetic expertise to produce stunning photographs of some of the most extraordinary bonsai in the world. Especially when he's there for his annual Kokufu tour. Valavanis born September 3, in Waukegan, Illinoisis a Greek-American bonsai master who carries on Yuji Yoshimura 's tradition of teaching Japanese techniques and aesthetics to enthusiasts in the West. A close relationship between Japan's Zen Buddhism and the potted trees began to shape bonsai reputation and esthetics. Humans have spent whole lives constructing these living works of art, weaving subtlety and texture directly into nature.


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This book described tray landscapes made with younger plant material than was traditionally used in bonsai, providing an alternative to the use of large, older plants, few of which had escaped war damage. The family moved to Rochester, New York in One of the monks' activities was to introduce political leaders to various arts of miniature landscapes as admirable accomplishments for men of taste and learning.

With his groundbreaking first book, "Botanica Magnifica," Jonathan Singer established a new style of botanical photography, characterized by an exceptional clarity of detail and richness of color, as well as a painterly chiaroscuro. And actually no one in their right mind would pinch a geisha, and I'm not so sure I would ever pinch a bonsai, especially one this old she's seventy if she's a day.

Singer was named a Hasselblad Laureate Award winner in But evidently, from those on displayed here, Federal Way is a hotbed of bonsai collectors, home to the Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection. These displays continue to this day, and are by invitation only for eight days in February.

See our disclaimer In this luxurious cloth-bound hardcover with glossy slipcase, renowned botanical photographer Jonathan Singer presents his breathtaking images of the world's most notable bonsai.Nov 27,  · The Developing Coniferous Bonsai course is centered exclusively on Coniferous tree species, like Junipers, Pines and Spruces.

The teachers (Mauro Stemberger, Walter Pall, Jan Culek and Harry Harrington) explain how goals, as well as techniques, should be approached differently in the main developmental stages of Coniferous Bonsai. Fine Bonsai: Art & Nature not only documents the masterpieces of an ancient horticultural art, but is a masterpiece in itself.

A portion of the proceeds of this book will benefit the Japanese Red Cross. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 4/5(1). Praise for Fine Bonsai: "With his last book, Jonathan Singer established himself as the Audubon of flowers. Well, one of the most brilliant nature photographers of our generation has done it again.

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Fine Bonsai, Art and Nature

Bonsai is the art of training trees into aesthetically pleasing shapes, the cultivation of which was first practiced in ancient China. After China introduced bonsai (盆栽), which literally means “tray plantings,” to Japan through the spread of Zen.