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Wabi-sabi is a traditional Japanese aesthetic concept that is often considered one of the oldest manifestations of minimalism in art. There are several elements you need to know about wabi-sabi.

  1. Wabi-sabi is an old concept that emerged sometime around the 14~15th century and the social background influenced it a lot.
  2.  Wabi-sabi was strongly influenced by Zen.
  3. 茶道 (Sado, tea ceremony) is the most prominent wabi-sabi art, which is a unique art of behavior or attitude.

Know more about wabi-sabi, a mesmerizing worldview that embraced seemingly negative concepts such as imperfection, asymmetry, solitude, decay and ambiguity.