April 2017 Non-fiction Independent Publishers Group

The Art of Chinese Flower Arrangement Cai Zhongjuan, edited by Wu Yuezhou

The Art of Chinese Flower Arrangement
Cai Zhongjuan, edited by Wu Yuezhou


Hardback (B501) | Apr 2017 | Better Link Press | 9781602200265 | 184pp | 260x184mm | GEN | AUD$39.99

This colorful flower arranging book features instructions and designs form one of the world's greatest living masters. 

Asian flower arranging originated in ancient China where it then spread to Japan, Korea and beyond. As influenced by the philosophy of "harmony between man and nature," Chinese flower arrangement advocates for nature to represent life, emphasizes on composition to display vividness, and focus on connotation to exhibit artistic concept. Gradually, these become the characteristics of Chinese flower arrangement the beauty of nature, composition, and artistic concept, which are quite different from the beauty of decorative western styles.