Wabi-sabi: flawed beauty

Wabi-sabi (侘寂) in Japanese, is the view of the world centered on the acceptance that everything is fleeting and imperfect. “Wabi-sabi nurtures all that is authentic by acknowledging three simple realities: nothing lasts, nothing is finished, and nothing is perfect.” adds Richard Powell. Art books define it as “flawed beauty.” I came upon this word recently and since then […]

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