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The Painted Kobayashi Issa
     

The Painted Kobayashi Issa

by Mark W. McGinnis, David G. Lanoue (Translator)
 
The 100 paintings in this book are based on haiku poems by Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828), who is considered to be one of the four greatest masters of the Japanese haiku tradition. Issa's short poems explore nearly all aspects of human experience with delightful brevity. The poems were translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue.

Overview

The 100 paintings in this book are based on haiku poems by Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828), who is considered to be one of the four greatest masters of the Japanese haiku tradition. Issa's short poems explore nearly all aspects of human experience with delightful brevity. The poems were translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781482022599
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/21/2013
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Mark W. McGinnis is an artist and writer. He was a professor of art for 30 years at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
He now resides in Boise, Idaho and his primary media are acrylic, black ink, and watercolor. His interdisciplinary approach to art in the past has included paintings, artist's books, sculpture, printmaking, installation, video, performance, essays, and interviews. The research orientation of his work has led to series and projects of exploration and inquiry on a range of subjects including science and philosophy, literature of India and Japan, religion, economics, foreign policy, nuclear weaponry, American Indian history, and explorers of the "New World." His projects have been featured in over 120 solo exhibitions nationwide. His numerous print books and eBooks are available from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and fastpencil.com.

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