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Still Life and Other Stories

By Junzo  Shono Translated by Wayne P. Lammers BERKELEY: STONE BRIDGE PRESS, 1992 264 PAGES In 1996, the Smithsonian exhibited a selection of landscape kimonos by Ichiku Kubota. While contemplating the thirty or so kimonos depicting a seaside mountainscape through the four seasons, I realized the layers upon layers embedded in the work. The realization came gradually, after nearly two hours of standing at a distance, turning very slowly to see the panorama, then finally “seeing,” not...

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