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Finding the Tree Within

Co-authored by Rudi Julianto   Celitc chinensis There comes a time in the design of every bonsai where the artist must decide on a path to follow, a path that will bring out the full artistic potential of the tree, … Continue reading

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The Future of Bonsai, The Third Dimension

I have been involved in numerous discussions over the course of the last few years as to what the future holds for the art of bonsai both in America and elsewhere. I have given this a great deal of thought, viewed a … Continue reading

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Bonsai: Living Sculpture, Not Living Painting

Co-written with Attila Soos   Printed with permission of the artist. © Curt Holzinger 02.21.06 Bonsai is closer in comparison to sculpture than any other art form in existence today. When styling, viewing, and displaying a bonsai – or debating … Continue reading

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The Art of Bonsai Design by Colin Lewis

The Art of Bonsai Design by Colin Lewis Sterling Publishing Company., Inc. New York: 160pp., $19.95 ISBN 0-4027-0070-9 First Paperback Edition 2001   When I first became involved in bonsai I started an unquenchable quest for knowledge and picked up … Continue reading

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‘Introduction to Bonsai – Growing and Appreciating Bonsai Across the Globe’ by Robert Kempinski

‘Introduction to Bonsai – Growing and Appreciating Bonsai Across the Globe’ by Robert KempinskiHaskill Creek Publishing: 139 pp., $27.95ISBN 798-1-60530-990-3 The title of this book aptly describes the content within. It is an introduction to bonsai book and, like many … Continue reading

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