Kintsugi

Explore the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, a technique that repairs broken pottery with gold, creating unique and beautiful pieces. Discover the philosophy behind Kintsugi and how it can inspire resilience and appreciation for imperfections in life.
Translated Vase (TVW 6), 2013 (detail), ceramic shards, epoxy, 24k gold leaf, 27 x 26 x 27 1/2 inches Versace Home, Traditional Japanese Art, Colossal Art, Art Japonais, Modern Crafts, Antique Porcelain, Porcelain Skin, Porcelain Jewelry, Fine Porcelain

Korean artist Yeesookyung masterfully produces imperfect sculptures, bulbous yet elegant works composed from mismatched porcelain. The series, titled “Translated Vase,” was first inspired by the Korean artisan tradition of destroying porcelain works that are not deemed pristine, and she has continued to make the fused pieces since 2001. Intrigued by these tossed aside works and shards, Yee began saving fragmented tea cups and pots rejected by contemporary masters. Honoring the works’…

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Holly Laws
Inspiration, Upcycling, Pop, Kintsugi, Kintsugi Aesthetic, Japanese Tea Cups, Japanese Design, Japanese Culture, Japanese

Kintsugi, an art surpassing mere repair, transforms fractures into a vessel's golden rebirth. Unashamed of imperfections, it illuminates cracks with glimmering gold lacquer. The restoration process becomes a sublime ritual, carving the object's historical memory. Kintsugi transcends the object itself, imbuing them with soul and emotion, becoming a cultural heritage steeped in philosophical hues.

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Víla
You Are More Beautiful Because You Have Been Broken: Kintsugi - The Japanese Art of Embracing Your Imperfections and Loving Yourself - Composition Notebook with College Ruled Lines - Tick Tock Books: 9781672841825 - AbeBooks Feelings Quotes, Words Quotes, Wise Words, Me Quotes, Sayings, Wabi Sabi, Affirmations, Art Japonais, Calligraphy Quotes

You Are More Beautiful Because You Have Been Broken: Kintsugi - The Japanese Art of Embracing Your Imperfections and Loving Yourself - Composition Notebook with College Ruled Lines by Tick Tock Books - ISBN 10: 1672841828 - ISBN 13: 9781672841825 - Independently published - 2019 - Softcover

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Hani Saar
One of the benefits of an interest art piece is that it will force you to think. The right piece will challenge your reality, bring out a specific emotion, or just leave you feeling a bit puzzled. Here are 28 of our picks for the most striking pieces of art from across the web. We ... Read more Conceptual Photography, Cinematic Photography, Aesthetic Photography, Creative Photography, Portrait Photography, Experimental Photography, Nostalgia Photography, Freedom Photography, Person Photography

One of the benefits of an interest art piece is that it will force you to think. The right piece will challenge your reality, bring out a specific emotion, or just leave you feeling a bit puzzled. Here are 28 of our picks for the most striking pieces of

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Franky Ginsu