Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 11:23AM
[chuck] in Art, Honda Shōryū, Philadelphia Museum of Art

I invest a lot of time studying the ecology of rattan in the wild (see Hukaung Valley Rattan Survey, An Unusual Rattan, and Glimpses of Transects, for example), and I'm also a big fan of art (see Folk Art, Spirit Money, and Museé d'Ethnographie du Vietnam, for example) and spend hours wandering through museums. This post nicely integrates both obsessions. Shown above, "Dance" (rattan and split bamboo) by Honda Shōryū at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Beautiful.

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