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" The quality that we call beauty, however, must always grow from the realities of life, and our ancestors, forced to live in dark rooms, presently came to discover beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beauty's ends. "
Essay on Exoticism: An Aesthetics of Diversity - Page xvii
by Victor Segalen, Stanley Fish, Harry Harootunian - 2002 - 95 pages
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Light: The Shape of Space: Designing with Space and Light

Lou Michel - Architecture - 1995 - 304 pages
...skillfully manipulated by the Japanese. "The quality that we call beauty," says Tanizaki (1977, 18), "must always grow from the realities of life, and...shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beauty's ends." Texture as Surface Definition In the preceding discussion of reflectance, the distinction was...
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The Culture of Building

Howard Davis - Architecture - 2006 - 385 pages
...wind and rain. A light room would no doubt have been more convenient for us, too, than a dark room. The quality that we call beauty, however, must always...shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beauty's ends.l) The connection between the building culture and the aesthetic sensibility of the culture at...
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Doing Research in Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Classical and New ...

Paula Saukko - Social Science - 2003 - 219 pages
...blackness in a new way. Tanizaki speaks of seeing beauty in darkness and shares this moment of insight: 'The quality that we call beauty, however, must always...discover beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows toward beauty's end'. My sister has skin darker than mine. We think about our skin as a dark room,...
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Doing Research in Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Classical and New ...

Paula Saukko - Social Science - 2003 - 219 pages
...blackness in a new way. Tamzaki speaks of seeing beauty m darkness and shares this moment of insight: 'The quality that we call beauty, however, must always...rooms, presently came to discover beauty in shadows, ultunately to guide shadows toward beauty's end'. My sitter has skin darker than mine. We think about...
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Sensory Design

Joy Monice Malnar - Architecture - 2004 - 356 pages
...in the pale light of the shadow we put together a house. . . . The quality that we call beauty . . . must always grow from the realities of life, and our...shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beauty's ends. And so it has come to be that the beauty of a Japanese room depends on a variation of shadows,...
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Old Kyoto: A Guide to Traditional Shops, Restaurants, and Inns

Diane Durston, Donald Richie - Travel - 2005 - 244 pages
...the shadows of which novelist Junichiro Tanizaki once wrote so fondly: "The quality we call beauty must always grow from the realities of life, and our...to live in dark rooms, presently came to discover the beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows to beauty's end. And so it has come to be that the...
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Japanese Style: Designing with Nature's Beauty

Sunamita Lim - Architecture - 2007 - 159 pages
...in his book, In Pram1 <>J Shadows, "The quality that we call beauty, however, must always grow I rom the realities of life, and our ancestors, forced to live in dark rooms, presently came lo discover beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beaulv's ends. "And so it has come...
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