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Chawan - “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.” -Babara Bloom #chawan #kintsugi
Christo Creates The Largest Indoor Sculpture In History | Big Air Package. The new show--which opened on March 16--fills the Gasometer Oberhausen - a massive steel silo - with 61,000 square feet of ethereal white polyester.
Tea bowl, unknown Raku ware workshop, 19th century, Japan /// Kintsugi is the Japanese wabi-sabi art form that involves repairing broken pottery with lacquer, and sometimes even with gold. So if you've broken something ceramic that you truly love, despair not - it can be restored, and made even more beautiful.