Tag Archives: Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom – Damien Hirst – Joe Machine and… the Art of Japan

There is a minor furore in the UK press at the moment regarding the latest pictures by the British contemporary artist Damien Hirst. Mr Hirst has spent three years making lots of large paintings of cherry blossoms which of course … Continue reading

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Spring, Ukiyo-e and Cherry Blossom

There’s no mistaking spring here in the UK. As pictured, we have our own cherry blossom right outside the window and I should be contemplating the transience and the beauty of life and its sudden passing or mono no aware … Continue reading

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