Oran Cohen

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Head of a woman known as the "Venus of Brassempouy" – Gravettian (c. 27,000 BC) Mammoth tusk.   Brassempouy (Landes, Frances)   Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Musée des Antiquites nationales

"Venus of Brassempouy" -- BCE -- Upper Paleolithic Era -- Fragmentary, Ivory (mammoth tusk) figurine discovered in a cave near Brassempouy, France in The earliest known realistically-fashioned image of a woman.

“Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen. Ensō is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy even though it is a symbol and not a character. It symbolizes the Absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself.”

Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen. It symbolizes the Absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself.

there are 9 basic principles that underlie japanese art they are called aesthetics, or concepts that answer the question: what is art? the 9 aesthetics are: wabi-sabi (imperfect), miyabi (elegance, ) shibui (subtle,) Iki (originality), jo-ha-kyu (slow, accelerate, end), yugen (mysterious), geido (discipline and ethics,) enso (the void), kawaii (cute.) pinned from Leslie Miller/Ruby Serben.

awakeningfromthedream: “ there are 9 basic principles that underlie japanese art they are called aesthetics, or concepts that answer the question: what is art? the 9 aesthetics are: wabi-sabi (imperfect), miyabi (elegance, ) shibui (subtle,) Iki.