Wabi Sabi Eye | 2nd Edition
An American Zen Vision of Time, Change and Beauty
by Bob Barancik
Wabi Sabi is a traditional Japanese aesthetic that revers the imperfect, incomplete, and impermanent.
Although often associated with Zen Buddhism, the Western eye can readily appreciate the beauty of deeply weathered and worn surfaces.
Most of my Wabi Sabi dreams happen in Maine where the endless cycles of seasons wear down the outside world but often burnish the interior creative life of an artist.
Bob Barancik is an award-winning artist and video producer. His work has been exhibited at major American museums and screened at international film festivals. He and his wife, Amy Blake, are graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design. They maintain studios in Portland (Maine), St. Petersburg (Florida), and Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). For additional information, images, and video clips, please visit CreativeLedge.com
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