American Bonsai History – Keystone Arts
The story of Keystone Arts shows the power of collaboration between bonsai artists.
There is no bonsai exhibition judging system that will satisfy everyone. But can we do better?
art, bonsai, Climate, Nature, Philosophy
Bonsai practice represents an active and intense human-plant interaction that could, if it were to become more widespread, help to prevent climate change.
Does the Biophilia Hypothesis explain why bonsai are so awesome?
Bonsai artists collaborate with nature and natural processes but they harness time.
How Old is Bonsai Anyway?
Recent articles suggest that Japanese bonsai originated around 200 years ago, and that Western ideas influenced its development.
Is there a Tao of Bonsai? The recent article in the New Yorker about Ryan Neil prompted a closer look at the origins of bonsai, “practical magic” and the current relationship of Taoism to both art and bonsai.