• Caturday. Cats by Morikazu Kumagai

    9 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    I am never tired of looking at a stone or a scrap of paper” - Kumagai Morikazu
    “To see a World in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” - William Blake
    Kumagai Morikazu, known as the “Hermit Painter”, was as legendary as he was mysterious in the history of Japanese modern art. He lived an uneventful life, and from the 1950s until his death at the age of 97 he spent three decades at home, quietly contemplating in his private garden. In 1967, Japan awarded him the Order of Culture, the highest honor in the world of Japanese art, only...
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