Wednesday, February 16, 2011
'Telling the Story : sketch book images.’ : some thoughts
I’m really excited about your theme, Rosie. I just finished reading an excellent book by Edmund de Waal (a British potter), The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss. His story follows a collection of netsuke--Japanese small art pieces that has been in his family for generations. Here’s a quote: “..take an object from your pocket and put it down in front of you and you start. You begin to tell a story”. And another: “Each one of these netsuke for Anna is a resistance to the sapping of memory."