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Religious Influence on Japanese Art
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...Japanese Art Japanese art spans a wide range of media and styles including ancient pottery, wood and bronze sculptures, silk and paper calligraphy, ink painting and performing arts (Nobutaka 52). Japan has historically been subjected to invasions by new and alien cultures, ideas and religions. As the Japanese assimilated and imitated the foreign cultural and religious elements, their forms of art also took a shape influenced by the changes (Tsutsui 104). Although a majority of Japanese people are not exclusively identified as adherents of a certain religion, the strongest indigenous religion is Shinto (Sokyo 89). Buddhism and Confucianism strongly influenced prehistoric... Religious Influence on...
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Japanese art influence on Western culture
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...Japanese Art Influence on Western Culture Throughout history, Japanese Art has had a significant influence on WesternCulture. The exposure of Japanese to the economic opportunities in the West, and an influx of European philosophies, and culture into Japan have reversed the otherwise classic isolated Japanese artists. The debut of Japanese art and civilization in the West led to the coining of the term “Japonism,” which recognizes the influences of the Japanese art in the Western society. Genova indicates that Japonism was mainly promoted by the ukiyo-e form of art (453). This paper explores the works of Japanese artists Hosoda Eishi and Ando Hiroshige and their influence on the Western... ?Insert...
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Floating World in Japanese art history
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...Japanese Art History The “floating world” of Japan refers to the world of entertainment, kabuki theatre, geisha and courtesans, a world separated from everyday care and work, where pleasure and beauty reign supreme. Historical Context and Development During the late 16th century a new class began to emerge in Japan, which was comprised of artisans, merchants and, in some cases, low ranking samurai. This new class gradually gained wealth and with that influence in society, and had money to spend to enjoy the arts and entertainment. The new art style of ukiyo had its origins in the large Japanese cities, in particular Edo (the modern Tokyo), Kyoto and Osaka. Within 100 years... The “Floating World” in...
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Japanese Art of the Kamakura Period
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...Japanese Art in Kamakura Period Introduction Ancient times in Japan are mostly characterized by honored men who make swords and other dangerous assassins who appear as ninjas. Many movies and television programs reflect what happened in the Japanese society long time ago. Many people have helped change the Japans’ society such as priest, emperors, women and poets. These people formed a complex society, which fascinated many people. Warriors were the ones who led the imperial Japanese government and war was a constant phenomena. Even with constant wars, the Buddhist religion got support from the samurais and other people. Other cultures and traditions were practiced, as they become a popular... Task...
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The origin, growth and development of Japanese art and culture
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...Japanese art and culture Introduction In the early years of 1900, art and literature in many Asian countries including Japan and India have led to changes in global modernism. The art culture in the Asian countries has undergone resurgence that has been influential and effective not only in the countries, but globally. The entire world is experiencing global maturity in reference to art and literature, including Europe where their conventions of paintings, writing and architecture are increasingly popular in Tokyo these days. Most of the Asian fashion designs might seem to be imitations of the European styles, but this is not the case in actual sense... to the emperor and his ministers. The...
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Japanese influence on Western Art
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...Japanese Influence on Western Art Undeniably, a look at a piece of art depicts creativity or the mind of the artist. Pieces of arts from the east depict observation, realism with one dominant idea presented graphically with a strong motif. Edouard Mamet formed the foundation of western art that portrayed elegance with different bold patches of colour. While the westerners are skilled in geometry and can precisely render light and shade on their arts, they fail in the painting skills. Most of westerners art too incorporate contrasting feature like smoothness and roughness,...
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Japanese contemporary art and Korean contemporary art
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...Japanese Contemporary Art and Korean Contemporary Art Introduction Art history has since shown to have attention towhat makes art connective to one another as to what make art individually unique. There is an assumption that arts shape other arts since no art can be said to be an island of itself.1 According to Abbert, noted that Japanese and Korean’s rich artistic heritage was founded on a remarkable blend of the native traditions, foreign influence especially by China, sophisticated technical skills, and exuberant human...
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Chinese Influence on Japanese Buddhist Art and Architecture
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...Japanese Buddhist Art and Architecture China and Japan are two neighboring Asian countries that are separated by seas. To bringabout changes in their way of living, specifically in the aspect of art, architecture, and religion there were instances in history where the Japanese has collaborated with the Chinese culture. The evolution of Japanese art and architecture is attributed to the early Chinese people, who have brought the Chinese way of doing things to Japan, which the Japanese people have also adopted. This happening began during the Asuka period (552-645), where the imperial court of the country expressed its fascination to everything that was of Chinese origin (Mason 40... ?Chinese Influence on...
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The Overview of an Article about Japanese Animation
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...art culture (Napier, 20). The above thesis is backed up by the art work of Monet’s La Japonaise where even though it has a bit of Japanese theme based on clothing, the other impressionists are all western. This is a new thing in the Japanese art. This is evidence of the painting is also in coincidence with the films and other art work by the Japanese whose direction has changed from purely Japanese... Summary The article starts with a sort of story and this continues for a while but at the end of the paragraph comes the thesis statement which explicitly enables the reader to know that the article will be discussing how Japan has animated the western ways of imagination and even some aspects of its art ...
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Western Cultural Influence on Japanese Artistry
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...Japanese Artistry Introduction Japanese art has undergone major changes since the end of national isolation; with the onslaught of European, Asian and North American tourism and beliefs, Japanese culture has not only changed in terms of its economics, politics and other social factors but its artists have changed their focus as well (Martinez, pp.25-29). Between the Meiji Restoration in the latter half of the 19th century and the Taisho Era prior to the First World War, Japanese culture was significantly changed due to Western influence and the styles of traditional Japanese art were changed or largely abandoned for Western artistic techniques... Teacher 5 November 2007 Western Cultural influence on...
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Eastern influence in western design/art
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...Japanese Influence in Western Design and Art Introduction Western culture refers to a collection of beliefs, social norms, principles, art, politics and technology that have that have their beginning in Europe. Western culture is distinguished by various technological, artistic, cultural and philosophical themes. In the modern age, Western culture is present in almost all countries globally even though it does not exist in a complete and unadulterated form. The origins of Western culture have been inferred to be in Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. The culture then spread out across Europe to other continents through interactions,...
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Denver Art Mes
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...Art Mes American Indian art such as pueblo ceramics clearly captures the audience and depicts Indian art work across North America. Many of the arts depict most artworks of indigenous people of almost every country in the world. Pueblo pottery gallery captures all the people who lived in stone villages. Africa jewelry which captures most of the artworks from western Africa brings a unique aspect of the Africa tradition and beliefs and way of life. Africa jewelries have been accepted as a way of appreciating cultural affiliation. The anklets were used for many of the African ritual dances and were very wide spread. Japanese art painting art work, which is wrote by brush and is used... Information Denver...
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Japanese influence on Van Gogh
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...Japanese influence on Van Gogh Introduction Van Gogh was one of the most passionate collectors, and studiers of Japanese art. He and his brother, Theo Van Gogh, systematically collected hundreds of Japanese wood block prints, ukiyo-e, a Japanese tradition of woodblock printing that reflected the social events, everyday life, and traditions of modern period Japan. Staying in Paris at the time, Van Gogh felt the dullness of Parisian life, and saw the urge of moving to somewhere else. Arles was the place he finally decided, as he wanted to go to somewhere close to Japan. Personally, Van Gogh has never been to Japan, and all of his understandings of Japan come from his studies of woodblock... Date ...
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Special Qualitites of Japanese Woodblock Prints
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...Japanese Woodblock Prints: Woodblock prints are an integral part of Japanese art and culture in the centuries gone past. In many ways, the techniques of craft and reproduction that were pioneered and mastered by the Japanese were more advanced than what their European contemporaries were able to achieve. Although woodblock prints were in circulation as early as the eighth century A.D., it was only since the 17th century that they reached their peak creative expression. Woodblock prints spanning the entire millennia have served a crucial cultural purpose in Japan, as they were second only to the oral tradition in propagating folklore, history and customs of the people. Not only... ?Special Qualities of...
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Exhibit Advertisement
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...Art Exhibition Of Chinese And Japanese Civilizations Here] [Your Institute Here] [Your Here] Art Exhibition Of Chinese And Japanese Civilizations Exhibition dates: May 20, 2011-May 24, 2011 Chinese art exhibition timings: 9am- 4pm Japanese exhibition timings: 8pm- 3am Ticket cost: Adult: $6 Children: $3 Children under 4 years of age: Free Once again, our museum is hosting an exhibition on the social role of the arts. This time we are gathering fantabulous pieces of arts from two of the richest countries of the world; China and Japan. In this exhibition...
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Art in the field
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...Art-in-the-field: A visit to Hakone Garden Art-in-the-field: A visit to Hakone Garden There are many different ways to define art and even more ways to perceive it. There is the art which you find in the walls of art galleries or the moving art on a screen; and then there is art which uses the canvas of the nature to bring out the beauty that exists in real life. The Hakone Garden is one example of such art work, a traditional Japanese style garden; it brings to the viewer the essence of Japanese horticulture and lifestyle...
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The influence of African and Asian Art on Modern Art
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...art. Moreover, the walls and the statues in the room reveal a deep Chinese influence in the building (Soltes). In 1853, Admiral Perry travelled to Japan with a newly invented camera (Soltes). During his expedition, he took many photographs which American and European impressionists used to paint images of the Japanese people and culture. This led to the rise of new imperialism in which it was not only raw materials coming from the Far East... The influence of African and Asian Art on Modern Art The West did not just benefit from the flow of labor and raw materials from other lands. The interaction with new lands and people led to an enrichment of the Western way of life as they used what they learned ...
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Art HIstory
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...Japanese art and architecture, especially in the 5th century AD (Asian Historical Architecture n. p.). In this case, the researcher would like to discuss the architecture and interior decoration and symbolic design from the Byzantine Empire through analyzing existing architectural artifacts of the Byzantine Empire in Ravenna Italy. Then, the researcher would compare this with the architecture and art of ancient Japan as displayed in the Horyu-ji Temple (???), and will also compare how these works of art reflected the existing socio-cultural conditions from the period when they are made. According to some scholars, the Byzantine period actually produced one... ? Art History: Byzantine Architecture from...
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Japanese Haiku
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...Japanese art. In the course of its development, haiku passed several stages, whereby perceptions of it transformed. Early haiku poets like Arakida Moritake and Yamazaki Sokan saw haiku as purely comic miniature, while Matsuo Basho turned this poetic from into a leading lyrical genre. Yosa Buson, a poet and painter of Edo period, expanded thematic range of for haiku. In the late 18th – early 19th centuries, Kobayashi Issa (Fig. 2... Japanese Haiku Among countless poetic forms, haiku is a very peculiar and authentic genre of poetry bearing sheer Japanese atmosphere or serenity. According to the definition provided by Elisabeth Nichols, haiku is “an unrhymed Japanese poem recording the essence of a moment ...
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Gutai art
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...Art Gutai Art The Gutai was an art movement which was started by Jiro Yoshihara in Japan in 1954. This movement included many artists of that time who worked together in a specific manner for a specific purpose. The Gutai movement held immense importance because of its new and different concepts which were brought in by its members. The members of this movement were all young artists who were raised under the traditional values of spiritual and religious importance. The artists knew the Japanese artistic traditions as well, but they took the platform of this movement to completely overrule the traditional approaches and attempts. Thus, this revolutionary movement was initiated. Gutai artists...
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Visual Arts of Japan-Shinto Art
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...Arts of Japan-Shinto Art Shinto, also “the way of the gods, is the Japanese people’s indigenous faith, whose age is just as old as the Japanese people themselves. Shinto is the majority religion in Japan along with Buddhism. Shinto as a religion evolved from the belief in a deity that is also known as Kami (Aizns?t?adt? 32). The Shinto adherents believe that the Kami inhabit the Japanese landscape in the waterfalls, rivers, and mountains. People who are revered in their culture also become Kamis, including their ancestors. These Kamis are incorporated into Shinto art, with their shrine complexes containing inner sanctums that they place the sacred art objects that are referent to the Kamis... Visual...
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Buddhist Art
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...Japanese art of woodblock printing. Buddhist art has historically influenced the art of the future and several important artists of the contemporary art history make use Buddhist themes. Significantly, the Buddhist artists work in a wonderful array of mediums and this has influenced the contemporary artists. "There are paintings, both color and monochrome, and sculptures of the Buddha in a standing, sitting or reclining pose. Stupas are architectural wonders remarkable for their intrinsic detail. These are the conventional mediums The Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment and the Wheel of Dahmma are familiar symbols... Buddhist Art Originated on the Indian subcontinent, Buddhist art developed in the 6th and 5th...
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Art and Architecture of Africa-Identification of terms
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...Art and Architecture of Africa-Identification of terms Lucy is a feminine that was derived from the masculineLucius. It means born at dawn or during daylight and mostly may be very shiny or have a very bright complexion. It also means as of light. The name is strongly associated with Japanese art and is rendered using Katana (Garlake, 332). It is used in the Japanese context as a Lucy Japanese Tattoo and translates easily from English to Kanji without a harmful meaning. In this context, Lucy means light. A cartouche is an oval that has a horizontal line on one end and indicates in most instances that the...
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Art History
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...Japanese ceramics is flowers. Even when dealing with scenes of people, towns, or abstract designs, flowers represent the Japanese influence. A cherry blossom brings to mind a Japanese woman with a little umbrella. While the floral aspect of Japanese ceramics could seem feminine, the strong colors and vibrant depiction make the ceramics seem strong. This is the contradiction of not just Japanese art, but the culture as a whole. Although using a delicate subject, the Japanese radiate strength. These two plates definitely show this Japanese contradiction. I had an interesting trip to the San Francisco Art Museum. I saw many fascinating pieces. The two that stood... San Francisco Asian Art Museum...
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Why Mono No Aware: Cultural Art History of Tokugawa Period Japan
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...Japanese scholar Motoori Norinaga in the 18th century. Norinaga first used it as a concept in a literary criticism of “the Tale of Genji”. Afterward the concept of “Mono no aware” was widely used in various Japanese art and literature including “Manyosha” and in contemporary Japanese cultural tradition and literary philosophy it occupies a central place.5 Historical Origin of ‘Mono No Aware’ and its Perception The term ‘Mono no aware’ is derived from two linguistic sources: First ‘mono’ is a traditional Japanese word that means “things”; then ‘aware... Critical Analysis of the Concept of “Mono no Aware” Introduction “Mono no aware” is especially a term -in the art history of Japan- that means the...
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Japanese Schooling System
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...Japanese schooling system is highly test oriented with standardized tests of achievement (Spring 15). This standardization limits the creativity of students in imparting skills that are in accordance with the globalised market which requires rapidly changing skills and creativity which are best obtained when students learn the art of innovation. This makes many Japanese... Japanese Schooling System School system varies according to countries and depends on cultures inherent to these countries. Schoolsystems are characteristic of students released to the job market as the skills learned in these systems play a significant role in portraying the qualification of individuals in the job market. In addition...
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Japanese Schooling System
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...Japanese schooling system is highly test oriented with standardized tests of achievement (Spring 15). This standardization limits the creativity of students in imparting skills that are in accordance with the globalised market which requires rapidly changing skills and creativity which are best obtained when students learn the art of innovation. This makes... Japanese Schooling System School system varies according to countries and depends on cultures inherent to these countries. School systems are characteristic of students released to the job market as the skills learned in these systems play a significant role in portraying the qualification of individuals in the job market. In addition to teaching...
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Compare and contrast two pieces of art
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...Art (The Met) in New York contains a permanent collection of more than approximately twomillion pieces of art ranging from sculptures and paintings to musical instruments, costumes and accessories and antique armour weapons from all over the world. The museum commenced in 1870 when it opened to one of the largest groups of people on a global scale. It contains some very famous pieces of art including two important ones that have been talked about in this paper. This paper gives a critical insight into ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ and ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware.’ Painted by the Japanese artist Hokusai, ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ is woodblock... 29 May Assignment The Metropolitan Museum of Art...
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Literature of the Japanese Golden Age
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...Japanese art and literature even today due to the fact that the patricians of this era associated human accomplishment with the development and progress in art, music and poetry. Women also gained privileged positions as their diaries, writings, tales, and romances became the favorite form of poetic literature, these classical writings were engraved into the Japanese history and are cherished even after... Literature of Japanese Golden Age and Section # of Literature of Japanese Golden Age Japanesehistory is a witness to the diversity of literature it produced, which encompasses a time period of 2 millennia of worthwhile endeavors. Japanese literature was initially influenced greatly by Chinese...
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Japanese Tea House Architecture
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...Japanese tea houses are not just houses – they are the exterior of another world. Just as tea ceremonies do not equate to tea time, ortea parties, or having a simple cup of tea in while reading a good book, the tea houses themselves take on greater meaning than merely being an inanimate building with structure and walls. The tea ceremonies are profound and ritualistic. They bring all classes together in one place, as the tea ceremonies are a place where class structures are unknown. The ceremonies themselves are lorded over by masters who learned the art of tea at the foot of other masters. One would think that, with the profound implication of the tea ceremonies, that the tea houses... INTRODUCTION...
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Music in Japanese Animation
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...Japanese animation saw some imitations of foreign cartoons, most of the scripts were Oriental folk tales dramatized in traditional Japanese art styles. Today, Japanese animation is a successful and widespread industry that has been adapted by the western animation industries as well. The contribution of the animè of Japan has been tremendous, in the words of Poitras (2001), “Outside of Japan, animè has become the major way in which non-Japanese are exposed... Music in Japanese Animation Introduction: Brief history of Japanese animation The beginning of Animè of Japanese animation s back to the earlyyears of the 20th century. Patten (2004) mentions that the earliest Japanese animation was inspired by the...
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Art Museum
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...art museum in the region. Situated on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angels, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has a number of great art pieces which attract people all over the world. The art museum is a storehouse of American art, ancient Islamic art, South and Southeast Asian art, Chinese and Korean art, Japanese art, modern and contemporary art, European painting and sculpture, photography, prints etc. However, it was one of the chief art pieces in the Modern Art Collection which caught my particular attention. It was 'Weeping Woman with Handkerchief' (1937) by Pablo Picasso which made me reflect... Art Museum Paper The role of art in the human history is...
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OUTLINE ON THE JAPANESE PEOPLE
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...Japanese life and culture, five elements have been chosen for representation. These include the Japanese language, Japanese art, marriage and family as they relate to Japanese society, and the religions of the Japanese. It is hoped that through careful research insight may be gained into these parts of the Japanese culture. III. Statement of purpose, introducing your focus group The purpose of this focus group was to gather information on the country of Japan and its people, specifically the facets of the Japanese language... ?I. The Culture of the Japanese II. Introduction The people of Japan, numbering over 127 million as of inhabit a country that is a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean (Benskin,...
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A Look at Japanese Scroll Paintings
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...Japanese artists, dating back to 1434. In earlier works, there was large use of traditional Japanse style, the yamato-e. It was Tosa Mitsuoki who used a bit of realism in his art, used little gold. He also tended to paint scenes that were not typically painted, scenes not portrayed before he painted them. Comparing past art in the Tosa family to the later ones, you can tell that the styles are different. The older paintings were more crowded, with more fantasy elements. The later ones showed realistic scenes, less gold... Number April 27, 2007 The Tale of Genji A Look at Japanese Scroll Paintings The Tale of Genji is a very big novel about Prince Genji, written in the year 1000 by a ...
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The Beauty of Mixing: Hybridization in Advancing Art
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...art began (Meech 27). This brings up understandable concerns about issues of colonization, appropriation, and cultural destruction – all things that should be avoided. However, avoiding these things does not necessarily mean avoiding hybridization. Many works owe formal debts to other works despite the fact that they are incredibly original and do many good things to the world of art. James McNeill Whistler’s Princess in a Land of Porcelain, and Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen, for instance, clearly owe a formal debt to Japanese culture. Almost the entire subject matter of the works are Japanese, from the clothing to the panelling, and though... Prof’s The Beuaty of Mixing: Hybridization...
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The influence of ink and color paintings in China art history
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...Japanese and modern art paintings. Chinese influence on Japanese paintings is evident in the latter’s earliest paintings. During the Heian era (794-1185), monks en route to Japan carried with them Buddhist works and Chinese... Influence of the Chinese Ink and Color Paintings Chinese painting is among the oldest artistic cultures in the world that has lasted for more than 3000 years. Chinese artists used brush and ink on silk or paper to make paintings that have left the world astounded thousands of years later. What is even shocking is that these paintings were made without alterations or corrections since brushstrokes were inerasable. It is no wonder that these paintings had major influence on...
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An Overview of Art Historical Movements and their Effect on the Movies
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...Art Historical Movements and their Effect on the Movies This assignment is an analysis of a video clip from You tube; ‘Samurai Jack Meets Wong Fei Hung’, which is a clip from the main movie Samurai Jack. Samurai Jack Samurai jack is a story about a Japanese emperor’s son who was given the task of defeating a shape shifting wizard. The story is built around ancient times in Japan. Jack is the hero who was sent to gain different combat skills. Through these skills and his unique sword, he is the only one capable of defeating Aku. Jack manages to fight Aku and defeat him, but is not able to completely destroy him as Aku manages to send him back in time, to an era where Aku rules... number An Overview of...
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Post-war Manga and Animes comments on Japanese Society
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...Japanese comics and Animes is a common Japanese term for Japanese cartoons. Japanese Manga and Animes have a huge fan following in Japan and it has a sizeable amount of followers on a global front as well. Even though, Japanese Animes and mangas is more like art form involving a stylized exaggeration in the representation and formation of character. Unlike normal cartoons, Japanese Animes have strong plot and does not have the same element of slapstick comedy involved. Animes and Mangas have a strong plot and there visual characteristics may involve a strong influence of Japanese Calligraphy in the brush strokes used to draw various characters... ?Running Head: Post-war Manga and Anime’s comments on...
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Art class
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...art as a means to be able to innovate as Van Gogh used Japanese art. He was fascinated by the African art at the Trocadero Museum in Paris. His use of Cubism represented the geometrical forms. The concept of images remained. It is most fascinating in seeing the progress from his blue period two years before with his distinct bodies and the harsh angles of the bodies and faces. Before his blue period he depended on romanticism. In his blue period, his biggest influence was El Greco and the grief of having lost his good friend. In his rose period, he started to show his own style which was completely manifested in his Black period. His black period gained him followers who became... ?Picasso and Braque:...
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Office Art Memo
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...Japanese art... ? Office Art Memo of the of the Office Art Memo Mr. Rich N. Trendy Mr. I.M. Right 25 February Subject: Choice of Art Works for the New Corporate Offices Dear Mr. Trendy. I am writing this memo to you in regard to the task you gave me last month, concerning the choice of various pieces of art for the new corporate offices. I would like to thank you for entrusting me with this opportunity since it means you trust and respect me judgment. I must admit that taking classes in humanities has really opened up my eyes and mind to appreciating the art world at large. Art is a complex subject covering many facets of expression like drawings and paintings, woodwork, sculpture and in fact things made ...
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Time Traveling, Art Historian
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...Japanese art. They immediately only have one person in mind who has created numerous pieces of artwork that are quickly becoming more and more famous all across Japan. His name is Katsushika Hokusai. Apparently, he is only known in Japan for the sole reason that the nation at this time is undergoing isolation. I ask to see his favorite painting and he shows me a woodblock print entitled The Great Wave off Kanagawa. He says it is the first of a series of woodblock prints he has just completed, known by most as the 36 Views of Mount Fuji. As soon as I see this piece of art, I immediately understood why it was his favorite. It not only was beautiful in detail and technique, I could also see...
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Japanese Artists
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...Japanese – American Artists Introduction Except during the World War II, relationships between USA and Japan have been rather warm. Prior to the World War II, USA did not consider Japan as its enemy and the US polity was extremely surprised at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Japanese emigrants have come to settle in USA in considerable numbers. Although there was a temporary halt in this process during the War, Japanese emigrants have generally been welcome to the country. Many of these emigrants and members from their generations emerged as prominent figures in America’s art and culture. Japanese – American artists have created their distinct identity in this regard. In the present... Assignment...
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...Arts in Early Chinese and Japanese Civilizations Dear Guests, The {Insert of Area} Art Museum is glad to invite you to the upcoming exhibition the main subject whereof shall be: “Social Role of Arts in Early Chinese and Japanese Civilization”. The said exhibition will take place for 5 days, from 30 June to 4 July, from 10 a.m. to 07 p.m. The cultures that shall be covered in the course of the exhibition are some of the most memorable in human history. The Chinese civilization originated on the banks of the Yellow River as early as 2000 BCE, and went through several periods of development. The present exhibition concerns itself with its earlier stages, namely the periods of Shang (c... Social Role of...
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Contemporary Asia Art
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...art. One οf the best works οf this period is Andreas Eckhardt Geschichte der Koreanischen Kunst ( Leipzig, 1929); valuable contributions may also be found in the Transactions οf the Korea Branch οf the Royal Asiatic Society. With the annexation οf Korea by Japan the initiative passed to the energetic Japanese archaeologists, and it is on the foundations laid by them that our knowledge today largely rests. Kim Soo Ja played an important role. During this second phase interest was focused mainly on the prehistoric era and on the archaeological approach to historical times. There were... Contemporary Asia Art Kim Soo Ja has significant position in the Korean history οf artists. The lack οf political...
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Contemporary Asia Art
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...art. One f the best works f this period is Andreas Eckhardt Geschichte der Koreanischen Kunst ( Leipzig, 1929); valuable contributions may also be found in the Transactions f the Korea Branch f the Royal Asiatic Society. With the annexation f Korea by Japan the initiative passed to the energetic Japanese archaeologists, and it is on the foundations laid by them that our knowledge today largely rests. Kim Soo Ja played an important role. During this second phase interest was focused mainly on the prehistoric era and on the archaeological approach to historical times. There were important finds dating... Contemporary Asia Art Kim Soo Ja has significant position in the Korean history f artists. The lack f ...
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Japanese Literature
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...Japanese piece of literature or writing but they do help in initiating the examination of the beauty element in the Japanese literature and art. The four main principles of Keene help us in understanding the aesthetic appeal of Japanese literature more vividly. Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy that is related with the appreciation of things as they affect our physical senses and especially affecting in a pleasurable way. According to the first principle of Keene, which is suggestion, the Japanese artists and writers wanted to suggest things rather than expressing it completely. The writers never expressed a climax like in Western writing but gave... ?Japanese Literature -Donald Keen’s Principles of...
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Calligraphy Box with Design of Autumn Flowers and Grasses under the Sun and the Moon by Igarashi Doho from 17th century Japan
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...Japanese art and calligraphy are rich in history with the earliest artwork being associated with the Jomon art (Brinkley 25). The art has developed from the use of string to make markings on the outer surfaces of clay, to the use of lacquer. Artists such as Igarashi Doho are famous for the incorporation of past and modern technologies in developing their art. The calligraphy box designed with autumn flowers and grasses under the sun and the moon by Igarashi Doho that is sourced from the 17th century represents one of many miniature art forms where lacquer was used... due: Calligraphy Box with Design of Autumn Flowers and Grasses under the Sun and the Moon by Igarashi Doho from 17th century Japan...
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Japanese Noh
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...art. A famous artist kan’ami and his family have helped Japanese Noh to get into the form it possesses today. During this evolution, Japanese Noh lost the support and packing of government. However, Japanese Noh and a farce similar to it has considered as the official and national class of drama in Japanese culture (Sosnoski, 1996). Usually, the music performers, musicians, and the actors taking part in the drama or play do not practice altogether. However, every actors taking part in drama, musicians involved, and the chanters performing in choral choose their own styles and rehearse their basic steps... Running Head: Japanese Noh Japanese Noh [Institute’s Japanese Noh The paper gives a detailed...
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Japanese Culture
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...Japanese martial arts and can also be seen in theater art. It entails a pattern of movements that can be practiced solo or in pairs. 28. Shinto is a native religion of the Japanese people, which dates back to the country’s origin. It does not have any scriptures or a founder, but the practices are deep-rooted in the Japanese culture. Followers of Shinto worship the natural order of things and spirits known as Kami. 29. Seishin is a term used in martial arts that refers to the mind, soul and spirit. It is a common notion in an ascetic life that dictates that an individual is capable of...
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Colour and Culture
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...Japanese Culture al Affiliation: Color In Japanese Culture The Japanese have retained their culture for many yearswhich have helped shape their society as well as maintain their traditions. Many colors as used Japanese art, dressing and rituals are symbolic and have deep meaning to those who understand the culture deeply. Certain colors pass a message to the observers on either emotion or desires. The black color in the Japanese culture represents a state of sorrow, destruction or even fear (Addiss, Rimer, & Groemer, 2006). Black clothing is majorly worn when people are mourning deaths of their beloved ones. The color is considered powerful and forbidding especially when not accompanied... Color In...
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