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(RUTH VAN BEEK) (ルース・ファン・ビーク) (The Arrangement)


The Arrangement is a group of images Ruth Van Beek made with a collection of books on flower arranging. She has been collecting books on this subject for years, mostly instructional books dating from fifties to the the seventies. They combine colorful stillives of flowerarrangements with the functional photograhphy of a manual.Ruth Van Beek is specialy interested in the translation of the strict rules and symbols of Japanese Ikebana into instructional books for Dutch housewifes.

Published by RVB Books, 48 pgs, 33.5 × 23.6 cm, Softcover, 2013, 9791090306141