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SUMI-E: An Introduction to Ink Painting

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SUMI-E: An Introduction to Ink Painting
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Publisher: Japan Society
ISBN/ASIN: B000OGFMCG
Number of pages: 39

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Sumi-e, or ink and brush painting, must be discussed in terms of the religion and philosophy it expresses. Originating in China, sumi-e was the art of Zen priests, by whom it was introduced into and practiced in Japan. Sumi-e is thus an expression of Zen Buddhism, a religion of extreme selfdiscipline, concentration, detachment, and contemplation.

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