Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 June 2013

232 Pages | 12 full-color and 64 b&w photos

8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9781568365206

Bookseller Code (03)

The Unknown Craftsman

A Japanese Insight into Beauty

Soetsu Yanagi and Adapted by Bernard Leach

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Author was the first to explore the traditional Japanese appreciation of "objects born, not made" in folk art
  • First translation into any Western language of his major writings
  • 76 plates show objects that exemplify his concepts

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