Zen Art

Zen Art in Greece

I participated in the International Art Seminar organized by Eamonn Devlin and Aikido of Athens from May 5–8 in Nafplio, Greece. I taught classes on Zen calligraphy, Misogi, and Aikido as well as giving three lectures, including one on Samurai Zen art. Other instructors were Janet Clift (Aikido), Michael Ibers (Aikido, Iaido, and theater), and … Continue reading

Zen Art

Reflections on Japan

The opening of a gallery is a festive event, but I am afraid I must begin this blog on a somber note. All of you are aware of the recent tragic events in Japan, centered on Sendai. I lived in Sendai for thirty-five years. It was heartbreaking to see so much death and destruction in … Continue reading