The truth resides in words that can have enlightenment over a long period.

Katsumi Hirakawa



The writer says that while excellent works of art are open to the past of absence and the future, liars focus only on getting through here and now. The truth is gradually recognized in a long-term sense of time and cooperation of several viewpoints, including people of the past and the future. From an essay, "Lies And The Truth Or the Dimension Of Painting" ("Hitsukuriko Gatsukuriko" supervised by Arts Maebashi & Maebashi Literature Museum).


"December 18 2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"