Zen Buddhism saved John Cage from himself and inspired Cage’s most revolutionary works — including 4’33″, 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence — the “silent piece,” Cage’s homage to the luminous emptiness of the Ground of Being. Through Zen, Cage transformed himself and international contemporary arts.
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“This book is beautiful. It takes
my breath away.” —Pat Steir, artist
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