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Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai: A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation

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The bonsai tree has become a near-ubiquitous aspect of Japanese art. Less recognized, penjing is a traditional Chinese art which encompasses bonsai and expands upon it. This lovely book showcases the Chinese art of penjing in all its aspects and covers all three categories, tree penjing, rock penjing, and water-and-land penjing. A feast for the eyes, andlt;Iandgt;Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsaiandlt;/Iandgt; provides a wealth of information for the academically inclined as well as the practically minded.

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The bonsai tree has become a near-ubiquitous aspect of Japanese art. Less recognized, penjing is a traditional Chinese art which encompasses bonsai and expands upon it. This lovely book showcases the Chinese art of penjing in all its aspects and covers all three categories, tree penjing, rock penjing, and water-and-land penjing. A feast for the eyes, Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai provides a wealth of information for the academically inclined as well as the practically minded.

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andlt;bandgt;Zhao Qingquanandlt;/Bandgt; is a master of the Chinese art of penjing, a Senior Landscape Engineer, an International Bonsai Instructor at Bonsai Clubs International, and an International Consultant for the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. He is currently on the staff of the Penjing Museum of the Slender West Lake Garden.

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johnanthonyw, November 21, 2011 (view all comments by johnanthonyw)
i know this book will be good because worlds of wonderment is a brillant book on penjing.mr.zhao grew up in china with his father and grand father doing penjing, hes a true artist.he has inspired me to do different things in penjing design.this book will be great -trust me .anthony watkins penjing artist.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781602200098
Subtitle:
A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation
Author:
Qingquan, Zhao
Author:
Xuenian, Han
Author:
Le, Huang
Author:
Kempinski, Rob
Publisher:
Shanghai Press, Better Link Press
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Subject:
Gardening-Container and Small Space Gardens
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Penjing; Bonsai; Chinese bonsai; tree penjing; rock penjing; traditional Chinese bonsai gardening
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20120410
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
340 color photographs; 20 classic Chines
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.25 x 9.75 in

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"Synopsis" by , The bonsai tree has become a near-ubiquitous aspect of Japanese art. Less recognized, penjing is a traditional Chinese art which encompasses bonsai and expands upon it. This lovely book showcases the Chinese art of penjing in all its aspects and covers all three categories, tree penjing, rock penjing, and water-and-land penjing. A feast for the eyes, Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai provides a wealth of information for the academically inclined as well as the practically minded.
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