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Sōetsu Yanagi

The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight Into Beauty

$70.00

From the founder of Japan's folkcraft movement, a philosophical inquiry into the value of the handmade, an expounding on the features that distinguish a carefully crafted item versus a mass manufactured one, and a celebration of folk art as a manifestation of what it truly means to be alive and human.

Translated from the original Japanese by friend and fellow artist Bernard Leach.

Soft cover with both black and white and color photographs throughout.

Edition: 1972.

Condition: Practically perfect vintage.

Measures ~7"x10". 230 pages.