Friday, May 31, 2013

Bonsai Superstars

Breathtaking! I have always wanted to have the patience and the space (as funny as that sounds) to create bonsai works of art. They are fascinating to me. The eclectic environmental blog, WebEcoist highlights tree art with bonsai superstars, such as Masahiko Kimura, Ben Oki, Lindsey Bebb, Quinquan Zhao, world famous for his penjing (miniature landscapes that combine bonsai with soil, foliage, and rock), Robert Steven and John Naka, dec His most recognizable work, Goshin, resides at the US National Arboretum. It consists of 11 impossibly straight juniper trees.

Bonsai award winning artist Masahiko Kimura creates a new masterpiece in under ten minutes:

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