Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The Universe in a Basket

Order and disorder. The universe in a basket.
Mr. Cotsen, a resident of Los Angeles and the former CEO and chairman of the Neutrogena Corporation, assembled his collection during the course of what he calls a “forty-year love affair” with Japanese bamboo baskets. In explaining their appeal, he says, “I was attracted by the tensions created by the balancing of forces: of cohesion and chaos, structure and nature, refinement and exuberance, and ultimately, simplicity and complexity.”
Learn more about the collection.

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