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Yūgen (幽玄)

Yūgen (幽玄)


A4 Size Oil painting on canvas


Yūgen (幽玄) is an important concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics.  In the Chinese philosophical texts the term was taken from, yūgen meaning “dim”, “deep” or “mysterious”. Here, it is used to describe the subtle profundity of nature through the marvellous painting of mountains amidst natural surrounding.


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