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By Akira Yoshizawa,Robert J. Lang,Kazuo Hamada,Kiyo Yoshizawa

This number of tasks via the "father of recent origami" comprises designated directions for 60 of the master's unique works.

Master origami artist Akira Yoshizawa used to be a real innovator who performed a seminal position within the rebirth of origami within the sleek international. He served as a bridge among previous and present—between the traditional conventional craft and the improvement of origami as a contemporary practice—in phrases of inventing new concepts and in maintaining the conventional jap kinds. actually, the notational procedure of diagrams prevalent this present day to point how types are folded was once mostly invented by way of him. in particular, Yoshizawa used to be answerable for raising origami to the prestige of an artwork shape.

This appealing origami ebook is the 1st complete survey of the extreme paintings of Akira Yoshizawa. as well as 60 versions from his inner most assortment, it gains over 1,000 unique drawings via the artist, and English translations of his writings in eastern on origami, all of that are released right here for the first actual time.

Origami initiatives include:

  • The Koinobori and the Helmet
  • Butterflies of each Kind
  • Fairy story Crowns and Caps
  • The Lion Mask
  • The Tengu Masks
  • and lots of more!

Akira Yoshizawa additionally includes an evidence of the Master's own philosophy of origami through Yoshizawa's widow, Kiyo Yoshizawa and an insightful advent from Robert Lang, a number one artist and exponent of origami artwork within the West.

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