JOHN CAGE Zen Ox-Herding Pictures
Cage, John. Stephen Addiss & Ray Kass (Eds)

Place Published: New York
Publisher: George Braziller
Date Published: 2010

Description: New York: 2009. 4 to, 127 pp. This collection brings together 50 watercolors by composer and artist John Cage created in 1988 at the Mountain Lake Workshop in Blacksburg, Virginia, and preserved by workshop founder and director Ray Kass (art, Virginia Tech). The watercolors, which have never been published before, were made on paper towels and meant to be test sheets. They show the influence of Zen in his life and are accompanied by fragments of his poetry. Introductory essays explore Cage's poetry, his statements about Zen practice, and the history of ox-herding poems and paintings.

Edition: First edition
Binding: Cloth
Condition: Fine
ISBN: 080761061X

Book Id: 20147

Price: $30.00

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