Infinite Spaces

by Joe Earle

Infinite Spaces

  • ISBN-13: 9781912916122
  • Author(s): Joe Earle
  • Editor(s): Joe Earle
  • Photographs by: Sadao Hibi
  • Subject: Gardening
  • Publisher: Galileo Publishing
  • Imprint: Galileo Publishing
  • Publication Date: 09-04-2020
  • Format: h/b

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Sadao Hibi's superbly composed photographs show Japan's best known gardens in a variety of styles, from austere compositions in stone and gravel to richly planted landscapes. The photographs, here shown for the first time outside Japan, express the extraordinary beauty and diversity of one of the world's most ancient and revered styles of gardening. Alongside the photographs are extracts from the Sakuteiki, 'Notes on Garden Design' written in the 11th century by the courtier and poet Tachibana no Toshitsuna.
About the book

Sadao Hibi's superbly composed photographs show Japan's best known gardens in a variety of styles, from austere compositions in stone and gravel to richly planted landscapes. The photographs, here shown for the first time outside Japan, express the extraordinary beauty and diversity of one of the world's most ancient and revered styles of gardening. Alongside the photographs are extracts from the Sakuteiki, 'Notes on Garden Design' written in the 11th century by the courtier and poet Tachibana no Toshitsuna.