The Collections of Chinese Award-Winning Bonsai (Paperback)
The Collections of Chinese Award-Winning Bonsai depicts this beautiful Chinese traditional fine art in stunning form. This is the country's first book dedicated to the outstanding works of bonsai. Bonsai is created in a pot with plants, rocks, soil, water and other materials. Through creativity and horticulture, these miniature plants can be shaped into beautiful little sceneries of nature. This lovely book showcases the award-winning bonsai (including first prize, grand prize and special award) from China's nationwide bonsai exhibition and bonsai expo's more than 200 outstanding works that were appraised by experts. The book describes the beauty of each winning bonsai and provides detailed information, such as height, type of bonsai and information on the artist. Su Ben is from Tianjin, China. He started the monthly magazine China's Flower Bonsai and was the director as well as chief editor. In 1988, he founded the Chinese Bonsai Artists Association. He served as executive chairman at the First China Bonsai Conference held in 1991 in Beijing. In 1992, he served as the Executive Chairman at the China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Bonsai Symposium and at the International Chinese Bonsai Competition held in Nanjing. Zhong Jinan was born in Shanghai and has multiple interests since childhood. He likes tending flowers and plants, but loves literary, calligraphy and painting even more. In his spare time, he is obsessed with the art of bonsai. He has written many articles about the maintenance, making and appreciation of bonsai. Publisher's website: www.ChinaPODG.com/SuBenYiandZhongJinan.