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Description - Beyond Suiseki by Manette Gerstle

This is the first twenty-first century look at burgeoning global arts based on 2000-year-old Far Eastern devotion to Chinese and Korean viewing stones as well as Japanese suiseki. Here, the thrilling world of Western viewing stones is also discussed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780979372902
ISBN-10: 0979372909
Format: Hardback
(205mm x 255mm x mm)
Pages: 142
Imprint: Water Stone Press
Publisher: Water Stone Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Manette Gerstle

Manette Gerstle loved rocks from her first taste as a baby. When she grew up, they decorated her life and drew her to the Japanese art of suiseki. By the start of the twenty-first century, Chinese gongshi and Korean suseok had arrived to dazzle the West and join suiseki and Western viewing stone arts. This momentous development inspired Manette to create 'Beyond Suiseki: Ancient Asian Viewing Stones Of The 21st Century.' Manette's education in Fine Arts, Humanities, and Law led to a non-profit teaching career. She lives in Northern California with her husband and extended family.