Cosmic Beauty

May 23, 2011

By Conor Risch

Through “intense human Concentration, labor and repeated action,” Buddhist monks create and form Zen gardens, which are the “expression of boundless cosmic beauty in a physical environment,” writes photographer Shinichi Maruyama in the artist statement for his series “Gardens,” which was recently exhibited at Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City. Maruyama, who was born and studied photography in Japan,...

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