Japanese Garden Notes : A Visual Guide to Elements and Design by Marc Peter Keane

http://www.mpkeane.com Japanese Garden Notes is renowned garden designer and author Marc Peter Keane’s personal journey through one hundred of Japan’s finest gardens. Some of the gardens shown here are famous and beloved in Japan; others are obscure or private gardens. Continue reading Japanese Garden Notes : A Visual Guide to Elements and Design by Marc Peter Keane

A sculpture of a Buddhist deity made from roughly 20,000 beetles in numerous varieties

Located roughly an hour north from central Tokyo is a fairly nondescript government building: Itakura Town Hall in Gunma prefecture. The building houses a small gallery that counts among its collections various obscure pottery work and paintings as well as … Continue reading A sculpture of a Buddhist deity made from roughly 20,000 beetles in numerous varieties