Posts Tagged ‘Marc P. Keane’

Kyoto: The Forest Within the Gate

  (Japan) ¥2500 (International) ¥3000 Shipping & handling included Published July 2017, 128pp. Kyoto Journal and White Pine Press Second Edition (July 2017) Kyoto: The Forest Within the Gate A transcendent journey in photographs and writings to Japan’s ancient capital…   Resting on the earth who needs satori or faith? Embrace what holds you! Imagine…

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KJ 76

DOWNLOAD digital ¥500 SAMPLER         Kyoto Journal 76                             THE BRIDE OF BONEYARD KITARO as told by David Greer Nunoe didn’t understand why Shigeru drew what he did, but he put his soul in his drawings, and admiration blossomed…

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The Art of Setting Stones

BY MARC P. KEANE

In Japan, garden materials—plants, stones, lanterns, and the like—make rounds through gardens like bees at flowers, and though their journey is less fleet, like them they occupy any one spot only temporarily. Those that remain in place for centuries are rare; most are destined by the vagaries of history to a more transient life.

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Bontei

BY MARC P. KEANE

In making these tray gardens, I simplify Japanese gardens, creating sculptures that feature only certain elements drawn from those gardens — a stillness or a motion; a sense of time or one of timelessness; a certain color, texture or balance of parts…

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