Bonsai and Penjing: Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty by Ann McClellan

By Ann McClellan

This ebook tells the awe-inspiring tales of bonsai and penjing timber within the choice of the nationwide Arboretum in Washington D.C.

It info their important position in foreign international relations and as tools of yankee presidential impact. It additionally describes their inclusion in world's reasonable exhibitions, in Asian-inspired gardens round the nation, and as a window onto the vast cultivation of bonsai in North the USA this present day. an in depth first-hand account through Dr. John L. Creech is integrated concerning the first striking reward of fifty three bonsai from Japan to the U.S. in 1976 which caused the founding of the nationwide Bonsai & Penjing Museum.

Bonsai & Penjing, Ambassadors of good looks and Peace describes how chinese language penjing and North American bonsai have been later extra to the Museum, making its assortment the main finished on this planet. tales of person bushes and woodland plantings are featured, as are the jobs performed by means of the expert and proficient creators of those residing artwork forms—people comparable to John Naka, Saburo Kato, Yuji Yoshimura, Harry Hirao, and Dr. Yee-Sun Wu. Armchair tourists can event what a trip to the Museum is like, together with the invention of its notable viewing stones.

Bonsai & Penjing, Ambassadors of attractiveness and Peace will satisfaction a person intrigued by way of those dwelling artworks and all in favour of the tales they create to life.

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