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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 358 UNEXPECTED ART FORMS

Ancient Form Profaned by Pop Culture

WENDY MARUYAMA’S TEA HOUSE

 

An ancient Japanese legend from the Musashi province tells of a woodcutter who sought protection from a snowstorm inside an old-fashioned wooden hut. The shelter, however, proved defenseless against a fearsome snow-demon known as the Yuki-Onna, who effortlessly passed through the walls of the hut and took the woodcutter’s life.41

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Tea House. Photo © Wendy Maruyama.

 

In a similar vein, Wendy Maruyama presents a traditional Japanese cultural ...

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