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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 168 UNEXPECTED ART FORMS

The Art of the Uncontrollable

THE ZEN INSPIRATION OF THE GUTAÏ GROUP

“One who is steeped in Virtue is akin to the new-born babe...its bones are tender, its sinews soft...” —Tao Te Ching, chapter 5517

 

Drawing from a deep well of ancient Zen Buddhist thought, the Gutaï Group of post-war Japan gave central importance to the uncontrollable and the chaotic. The resulting art forms were diverse, varied, and unconventional.

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Jiro Yoshihara covered the wheels of a bicycle with paint and rode across a vast white ...

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