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The Gentle Washi Scupltures of Kyoko Okubo

  Tokyo-based artist Kyoko Okubu does amazing things with the traditional Japanese paper called washi. Simple yet provocative, her delicately handcrafted miniature scenes realistically portray intimate moments from a gentle world inhabited by passive and enigmatic animals mysteriously bonding and interacting … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged

These torii mark the entrance to a traditional Japanese Shinto shrine in Ueno Park, Toyko. They are arranged to represent increasing levels of holiness as you approach the inner sanctuary of the shrine.

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