Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Art In Everyday Life

Katsushika Hokusai's Woodblock Prints from
36 Views of Mount Fuji

(Japanese: 富嶽三十六景; Fugaku Sanjū-Rokkei)

Pimp my rice paddy

Each year, farmers in the town of Inakadate in Aomori prefecture create works of crop art by growing a little purple and yellow-leafed kodaimai rice along with their local green-leafed tsugaru-roman variety.
Art In Everyday Life

Note: All photos expand when clicked.

The Harvest

More rice paddy art and more.

Time lapse photography of the 2004 harvest (and link to others.)

h/t Salon.