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Jun’ichirō Tanizaki

Jun'ichirō Tanizaki 1886 - 1965 He loved literature and the occidental fashion and living on his own time. Grow up in the nipponic tradition but had a scandalous youth. It was that blend of emotions that renew his writing with a singularity that marked his works. He studied Chinese and Japanese literature. Started writing as a journalist but his passion for the literature bring him closer to short tales and poetry. The art of describing, as a journalist,  is what I love in his short tales! That traditionalism and the exotics...

Jun'ichirō Tanizaki 1886 -...

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Kintsugi

The scar is the place where light can come trought – Rumi   Kintsugi is the concept of highlighting and emphasizing imperfections in broken objects. The mends are a way to celebrate the life of the object rather than his absence.   Nowadays artist experiment with this ancient tradition as an improvement of the idea of loss and rebirth.   Kintsugi translation is literally golden joinery. Actually is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum.   As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as...

The scar is the place where li...

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