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Wabi Sabi: 'Beautiful Imperfection'
"What is Wabi-Sabi?" I asked.
I loved the feeling of "moodiness" in art, but I did not know it had a name...
“What does Wabi-Sabi mean?”
The question was innocent enough, but my Japanese friends just responded with big smiles that grew into nervous laughs. I stood there in the middle of the Tokyo Museum, waiting for them to answer me. Instead, they turned away as if the matter were closed and walked ahead to silently ponder a ceramic bowl.
Say “Wah-bee Saw-bee.” Say it out loud.

I had never heard of the word Wabi-Sabi until my hosts had begun whispering it to each other while they strolled through the art exhibits. What was Wabi-Sabi? I was intrigued by the sound of the word and the reverential expression that fell upon the faces of my new friends when it’s little song passed their lips. Boldly, I approached them again to translate this new word in English for me.
“Really guys, what does Wabi-Sabi mean?”
My third request was only met w
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The Conversion of Paul :iconjoshthecartoonguy:joshthecartoonguy 54 21 Tuned In :iconchristians:christians 38 3 christianity... :iconchristians:christians 29 15 just because... :iconmicmojo:micmojo 359 19 Matruschka :iconcitrusfrukt:Citrusfrukt 363 48 Step by Step- Shallow DOF :icononixa:onixa 228 25 Marija_1 :iconsummer901:summer901 1,300 75


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LizCohn Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
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