The Art of Japan

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A slide presentation created for a college-level presentation in 2008 of the beautiful and diverse art of Japan; from the dawn of a culture to the 19th century. Some visual and conceptual comparisons are drawn between Eastern and Western traditions. Enjoy!

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The Art of Japan

  1. 1. Sarah Valentino
  2. 2. Vessel from Miyanomae, 2500-300 BCE, earthenware
  3. 3. Yangshao Vessel, Gonsu Province mid-3 rd century BCE Greek Geometric Krater, 740 BCE
  4. 4. Tomb of Emperor Nintoku at Sakai, late 4th – early 5 th century BCE
  5. 5. Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, 1300-1250 BCE
  6. 6. Great Pyramids at Gizeh, 2490-2528 BCE
  7. 7. Haniwa Warroir, 5-6 th century BCE, low-fired clay
  8. 8. Metropolitan Kouros, Archaic Greek, 590-580 BC, marble Army of Shi Huangdi, 210 BCE, painted terracotta
  9. 9. Shrine of Amaterasu, last rebuilt in 1993
  10. 10. Tori Busshi, Shaka Triad, 623, Bronze
  11. 11. Shakyamuni and Prabhutaratna, 518, gilded bronze
  12. 12. Daibutsuden “Great Buddha Hall”, 743 (rebuilt c. 1700)
  13. 13. Imperial Palace, Foridden City, Beijing
  14. 14. Phoenix Hall, Kyoto, 1053
  15. 15. “Genji Visits Murasaki” from Tale of Genji, 12 century, handscroll, ink and color on paper
  16. 16. 12 Layer Kimono
  17. 17. Portrait Statue of Shujobo Chogen, early 13 th century, painted wood
  18. 18. Seated Luohan, Yiao Dynasty, c. 1000, earthenware
  19. 19. Portrait Bust of Emperor Vespasian, 79, marble
  20. 20. Saihoji Garden, 14 th century
  21. 21. Muromachi Period Dry-landscape garden (karesansui) Modern karansensui rock garden
  22. 22. Toyo Sesshu, Splashed Ink Landscape (haboku), 1495, ink on paper
  23. 23. Liang Kai, Sixth Chan Patriarch Chopping Bamboo, 13 th century, ink on paper
  24. 24. Kano Eitoku, Chinese Lions, late 16 th century, color, ink and gold leaf on paper
  25. 25. Sen-no Rikyu, Taian Teahouse, c. 1582
  26. 26. Ritual Tea Ceremony
  27. 27. Teabowl, glazed earthenware Water Jar, natural ash glazed stoneware
  28. 28. Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto, 1620-1663
  29. 29. Frank Lloyd Wright, Falling Water, Pennsylvania, 1935
  30. 30. Suzuki Harunobu, “Evening Bell at the Clock” from Eight Views of the Parlor, 1765, woodblock print
  31. 31. Perugino, Christ Giving the Keys to Saint Peter, 1492
  32. 32. Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave of Kanagawa from 36 Views of mount Fuji, c. 1826-1866, ink and colors on paper
  33. 33. (Thank You Very Much)

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