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Cherry Blossoms of Kyoto: A Seasonal Portfolio

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Each year, cherry trees, the symbol of springtime in Japan, burst into a riotous blaze of floral glory. The peak cherry-viewing season, however, is extremely short — from late March through early April — and the exquisite blossoms scatter without trace in little over a week. Despite, or perhaps because of, the fleeting nature of the spectacle, cherry blossoms have occupied a special place in the hearts of the Japanese since earliest times.

Cherry blossoms are seen as an ideal model for life and death, emblematic of both the glorious and ephemeral natures of human existence, dazzling during a short life before falling gracefully to the ground. For this reason, they have provided inspiration for poets, painters, artisans and many others over the centuries. Identifying in nature a sublime spirituality transcending external beauty, and elevating that spirituality to an art form lies at the core of Japanese culture. For over a millennium, the city of Kyoto has made this aesthetic sensibility its own.

This book, a companion to the recent Autumn Colors of Kyoto, features 48 outstanding cherry blossom-viewing locations photographed by three lifelong Kyotoites who have made it their mission to convey the beauty of their remarkable city.

A bilingual map section provides address information and contact details for each location.

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Author

Kodansha International

Binding

Paperback

Creator

Hidehiko Mizuno, Photographer, Kayu Mizuno, Photographer, Yasutaka Ogawa, Photographer, Jihei Ogawa XI, Foreword

EAN

9781568365602

EANList

9781568365602

Edition

1

ISBN

1568365608

ItemDimensions

740, hundredths-inches, 980, hundredths-inches, 0, hundredths-pounds, 40, hundredths-inches

Label

Kodansha USA

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

Kodansha USA

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

104

PackageDimensions

50, hundredths-inches, 970, hundredths-inches, 80, hundredths-pounds, 740, hundredths-inches

ProductGroup

Book

ProductTypeName

ABIS_BOOK

PublicationDate

2014-10-24

Publisher

Kodansha USA

Studio

Kodansha USA

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