Hakuin-logofor-naked-MU.jpg
J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown

MU. Sumi ink on antique silk.

11" x 13"

Enso MU
Enso MU

Tim Girvin

Son Manjin
Son Manjin

MU

Beneath the south window in Know Nothing Studio

MU-JI-HEON 무-지-헌

61" x 16"

Kitaro
Kitaro

MU. Sumi ink on thick paper.

18" x 13"

 

Yoko Nishina
Yoko Nishina

MU and kōan "Joshu's Dog." Sumi ink on paper. 

趙州和尚因僧問。狗子還有佛性也無。州云無。

19" x 14"

Pamela Rickard
Pamela Rickard

MU. Sumi ink on silk.

37" x 14"

Mario Uribe
Mario Uribe

MU inside ensō.

54.5" x 27.5"

Steve Addiss
Steve Addiss

Disintegrating MU. sumi ink on paper.

55" x 31"

Steve Addiss
Steve Addiss

Sandy MU. Sumi ink and sand on photo paper.

10.5" x 14"

Tangut MU rubbing
Tangut MU rubbing

Tangut was the language of a kingdom that thrived in the 10th-11th centuries in North Central China. Genghis Khan obliterated the Tanguts in 1227. Two centuries earlier, a beautiful and complex writing system had been devised for the language. The spoken language is related to Tibetan and Burmese, but the written script is logographic and was likely inspired by the idea of Chinese characters. Tangut writings were discovered in excavations of the ancient city of Khara-Khoto in 1907, and translated in the middle of the 20th century mostly by Russian and Japanese scholars.

Tangut can be considered a dead language.

"Stone" rubbing by Liza Dalby.

Steve Addiss
Steve Addiss

dog being mu being dog being mu being.

Sumi ink on antique silk.

14.75" x 20"

Terry Louie (Lei Dan Xin)
Terry Louie (Lei Dan Xin)

Mu and U, non-be and be, white gouache on white paper.

9.5" x 13"

Steve Addiss
Steve Addiss

MU's best friend. Sumi ink on antique silk.

14.75" x 20"

Vichai Chinalai
Vichai Chinalai

Thai MU #1

12" x 14.75"

Sanje Elliot
Sanje Elliot

Tongpanid #1. Tibetan concept of MU.

Sumi ink on paper.

18" x 24"

Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott

MU - Nervous. Sumi ink on paper.

18" x 27"

Pamela Rickard
Pamela Rickard

Blue MU. Japanese ink on paper.

39" x 15"

Enso of Innocence
Enso of Innocence

Felix Szuts, age 3

Ensōzu yori hamidashite te no kemushi

Poking out from the enso--a caterpillar in hand

Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott

MU. Sumi ink on Mexican bark paper.

15" x 23.5"

Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott

MU. Sumi ink on Mexican bark paper.

23.5" x 15"

Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott

MU - Surprised. Sumi ink on paper.

27" x 27"

Kazuaki Tanahashi
Kazuaki Tanahashi

MU in enso. Sumi ink on thick watercolor paper.

32.5" x 3-"

Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott

MU - Seal script. Vermilion on paper.

25" x 17"

Maria Olivieri Quinn
Maria Olivieri Quinn

MU -Straight. Sumi ink on silk.

20" x 14.5"

John Guo
John Guo

MU - Playful. Sumi ink on antique silk.

15" x 10.5"

John Guo
John Guo

MU - Elegant. Sumi ink on silk.

14" x 10"

 

John Guo
John Guo

MU MU. Sumi ink on silk.

7.5" x 11"

John Guo
John Guo

MUMUMUMU. Sumi ink on silk.

14.5" x 12.5"

John Guo
John Guo

MU - Hats Off. Sumi ink on silk.

14.5 x 11"

Diane Abt
Diane Abt

Rembrandt Dog #1. Monoprint. Sumi ink, solvent transfer on washi paper.

39" x 14.5"

Diane Abt
Diane Abt

Rembrandt Dog #2. Monoprint. Sumi ink, solvent transfer on washi paper

39" x 14.5"

Liza Dalby
Liza Dalby

HeechMu. Print on antique silk. Hakuin's famous Mu nestles in the crook of the Persian heech.

17" x 11"

Maya Hara
Maya Hara

Everywhere a MU MU. Sumi ink on silk.

D. Tsolmon
D. Tsolmon

Yuu (Mongolian Mu) Dog and Moon. Ink and color on paper.

Ryosuke Ueda
Ryosuke Ueda

MU oracle bone script. Sumi ink on silk. Artist signature and mark.

25" x 14.5"

Ryosuke Ueda
Ryosuke Ueda

MU sealscript. Sumi ink on silk. Date and artist signature.

20" x 14"

J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown

Enso MU. Sumi ink on antique clay-glaze paper.

23.5"x 12"

J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown

MU cage. Sumi ink on paper.

21" x 12.5"

J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown

Holey MU. Sumi ink on webbed paper.

21" x 15.5"

J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown

Wired MU. Sumi ink on paper.

25" x 12"

cathleen-enso.jpg
Null Set Ensō
Null Set Ensō

Mathematician Robin Hartshorne did a version of the Zen circle as a symbol of the null set. It equals the little black MU.

U and MU
U and MU

Jef Gunn

Bird-worm calligraphy MU
Bird-worm calligraphy MU

John Guo

Hakuin-logofor-naked-MU.jpg
J.C. Brown
Enso MU
Son Manjin
Kitaro
Yoko Nishina
Pamela Rickard
Mario Uribe
Steve Addiss
Steve Addiss
Tangut MU rubbing
Steve Addiss
Terry Louie (Lei Dan Xin)
Steve Addiss
Vichai Chinalai
Sanje Elliot
Sanje Elliott
Pamela Rickard
Enso of Innocence
Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott
Sanje Elliott
Kazuaki Tanahashi
Sanje Elliott
Maria Olivieri Quinn
John Guo
John Guo
John Guo
John Guo
John Guo
Diane Abt
Diane Abt
Liza Dalby
Maya Hara
D. Tsolmon
Ryosuke Ueda
Ryosuke Ueda
J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown
J.C. Brown
cathleen-enso.jpg
Null Set Ensō
U and MU
Bird-worm calligraphy MU
J.C. Brown

MU. Sumi ink on antique silk.

11" x 13"

Enso MU

Tim Girvin

Son Manjin

MU

Beneath the south window in Know Nothing Studio

MU-JI-HEON 무-지-헌

61" x 16"

Kitaro

MU. Sumi ink on thick paper.

18" x 13"

 

Yoko Nishina

MU and kōan "Joshu's Dog." Sumi ink on paper. 

趙州和尚因僧問。狗子還有佛性也無。州云無。

19" x 14"

Pamela Rickard

MU. Sumi ink on silk.

37" x 14"

Mario Uribe

MU inside ensō.

54.5" x 27.5"

Steve Addiss

Disintegrating MU. sumi ink on paper.

55" x 31"

Steve Addiss

Sandy MU. Sumi ink and sand on photo paper.

10.5" x 14"

Tangut MU rubbing

Tangut was the language of a kingdom that thrived in the 10th-11th centuries in North Central China. Genghis Khan obliterated the Tanguts in 1227. Two centuries earlier, a beautiful and complex writing system had been devised for the language. The spoken language is related to Tibetan and Burmese, but the written script is logographic and was likely inspired by the idea of Chinese characters. Tangut writings were discovered in excavations of the ancient city of Khara-Khoto in 1907, and translated in the middle of the 20th century mostly by Russian and Japanese scholars.

Tangut can be considered a dead language.

"Stone" rubbing by Liza Dalby.

Steve Addiss

dog being mu being dog being mu being.

Sumi ink on antique silk.

14.75" x 20"

Terry Louie (Lei Dan Xin)

Mu and U, non-be and be, white gouache on white paper.

9.5" x 13"

Steve Addiss

MU's best friend. Sumi ink on antique silk.

14.75" x 20"

Vichai Chinalai

Thai MU #1

12" x 14.75"

Sanje Elliot

Tongpanid #1. Tibetan concept of MU.

Sumi ink on paper.

18" x 24"

Sanje Elliott

MU - Nervous. Sumi ink on paper.

18" x 27"

Pamela Rickard

Blue MU. Japanese ink on paper.

39" x 15"

Enso of Innocence

Felix Szuts, age 3

Ensōzu yori hamidashite te no kemushi

Poking out from the enso--a caterpillar in hand

Sanje Elliott

MU. Sumi ink on Mexican bark paper.

15" x 23.5"

Sanje Elliott

MU. Sumi ink on Mexican bark paper.

23.5" x 15"

Sanje Elliott

MU - Surprised. Sumi ink on paper.

27" x 27"

Kazuaki Tanahashi

MU in enso. Sumi ink on thick watercolor paper.

32.5" x 3-"

Sanje Elliott

MU - Seal script. Vermilion on paper.

25" x 17"

Maria Olivieri Quinn

MU -Straight. Sumi ink on silk.

20" x 14.5"

John Guo

MU - Playful. Sumi ink on antique silk.

15" x 10.5"

John Guo

MU - Elegant. Sumi ink on silk.

14" x 10"

 

John Guo

MU MU. Sumi ink on silk.

7.5" x 11"

John Guo

MUMUMUMU. Sumi ink on silk.

14.5" x 12.5"

John Guo

MU - Hats Off. Sumi ink on silk.

14.5 x 11"

Diane Abt

Rembrandt Dog #1. Monoprint. Sumi ink, solvent transfer on washi paper.

39" x 14.5"

Diane Abt

Rembrandt Dog #2. Monoprint. Sumi ink, solvent transfer on washi paper

39" x 14.5"

Liza Dalby

HeechMu. Print on antique silk. Hakuin's famous Mu nestles in the crook of the Persian heech.

17" x 11"

Maya Hara

Everywhere a MU MU. Sumi ink on silk.

D. Tsolmon

Yuu (Mongolian Mu) Dog and Moon. Ink and color on paper.

Ryosuke Ueda

MU oracle bone script. Sumi ink on silk. Artist signature and mark.

25" x 14.5"

Ryosuke Ueda

MU sealscript. Sumi ink on silk. Date and artist signature.

20" x 14"

J.C. Brown

Enso MU. Sumi ink on antique clay-glaze paper.

23.5"x 12"

J.C. Brown

MU cage. Sumi ink on paper.

21" x 12.5"

J.C. Brown

Holey MU. Sumi ink on webbed paper.

21" x 15.5"

J.C. Brown

Wired MU. Sumi ink on paper.

25" x 12"

Null Set Ensō

Mathematician Robin Hartshorne did a version of the Zen circle as a symbol of the null set. It equals the little black MU.

U and MU

Jef Gunn

Bird-worm calligraphy MU

John Guo

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