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78 Kintsugi It is inevitable that porcelain will crack, that the crack will fork and rend pieces from the whole. This is the law of odds, the nature of time, that no amount of lacquer resin can reverse. Imagine instead a chronicle of change: for even the crudest stone cups, cracks can be seamed with gold, glorifying the break. Golden joinery: aesthetics of repair. A trace of the mender and the mending. You might call this an imposition, but what does it matter who is first, what   79 is original? Fill a kintsugi teapot with matcha and water— the tea will brew a vivid green and taste sweet and astringent, like gold. ...

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ISBN
9780813169095
Related ISBN
9780813168982
MARC Record
OCLC
967938406
Pages
120
Launched on MUSE
2017-02-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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