The remarkable sensibility Tanizaki describes is known in Japan as sabi. Honoring the passage of time by celebrating the beauty of the things it’s touched, sabi connects past and present and is one of the most important ideas in Japanese aesthetics.
Photography by Hajime Kimura
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