Refresh Your Soul with Amazing Hengki Koentjoro’s Minimalist Landscapes

Refresh Your Soul with Amazing Hengki Koentjoro’s Minimalist Landscapes

When Hengki Koentjoro makes pictures, he relishes loneliness. Being solo with only the rustle of the wind and the rolling of the tides isn’t painful; it’s reassuring and life-sustaining. Koentjoro cites the teachings of Zen Buddhism as a primary resource in composing his elegant black and white frames. “They look at this world in a most uncomplicated way,” the artist says. In 13th Century Japan, Zen monks painted in ink, and indeed, faint echoes of…

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