Japan before 1333   Florence Wang
Classification of art• Japan before Buddhism   • Buddhist Japan  – Jomon                   –   Asuka  – Yayoi             ...
Japan before Buddhism, 10,500-300BCE; 300 BCE-300 CEJOMON AND YAYOI PERIODS
Middle Jomon pottery• Heavy and thick• Coils, rope, lines• Oldest pottery on Earth
Middle Jomon pottery• Heavy and thick• Coils, rope, lines• Oldest pottery on Earth
Dotaku• Ceremonial  bells, sometimes buried• Geometric patterns, simple  pictographs
Japan before Buddhism, 300-552KOFUN PERIOD
Tomb of Nintoku
Tomb of Nintoku
Haniwa clay figures
Shrine of Amaterasu at Ise
Buddhist Japan, 552-645; 645-784ASUKA AND NARA PERIODS
Tori Busshi,Shaka triad• Among ealiest Japanese  Buddhist statues• Chinese sculptural style
Yakushi triad
Horyuji Kondo
Horyuji kondo and pagoda
Amida triad wall painting
Daibutsuden, Todaiji
Buddhist Japan, 794-1185HEIAN PERIOD
Taizokai (WombWorld) Mandara
Taizokai (Womb World), Kongokai (Diamond World) Mandaras
Phoenix Hall, Uji
Tale of Genji,Genji Visits Murasaki
Tale of Genji (other prints)
Tale of Genji (other prints)
The flying storehouse, Legends of Mount Shigi
Buddhist Japan, 1185-1332KAMAKURA PERIOD
Portrait statue of thepriest Shunjobo Chogen• High realistic• Artists in workshops  functioned like guilds• Nepotism
Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace,from Events of the Heiji Period
Amida Descendingover the Mountains• Often hung in the  presence of a dying person• Iconic depiction of Buddha• Rising moon
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  1. 1. Japan before 1333 Florence Wang
  2. 2. Classification of art• Japan before Buddhism • Buddhist Japan – Jomon – Asuka – Yayoi – Nara – Kofun – Heian – Kamakura – Muromachi
  3. 3. Japan before Buddhism, 10,500-300BCE; 300 BCE-300 CEJOMON AND YAYOI PERIODS
  4. 4. Middle Jomon pottery• Heavy and thick• Coils, rope, lines• Oldest pottery on Earth
  5. 5. Middle Jomon pottery• Heavy and thick• Coils, rope, lines• Oldest pottery on Earth
  6. 6. Dotaku• Ceremonial bells, sometimes buried• Geometric patterns, simple pictographs
  7. 7. Japan before Buddhism, 300-552KOFUN PERIOD
  8. 8. Tomb of Nintoku
  9. 9. Tomb of Nintoku
  10. 10. Haniwa clay figures
  11. 11. Shrine of Amaterasu at Ise
  12. 12. Buddhist Japan, 552-645; 645-784ASUKA AND NARA PERIODS
  13. 13. Tori Busshi,Shaka triad• Among ealiest Japanese Buddhist statues• Chinese sculptural style
  14. 14. Yakushi triad
  15. 15. Horyuji Kondo
  16. 16. Horyuji kondo and pagoda
  17. 17. Amida triad wall painting
  18. 18. Daibutsuden, Todaiji
  19. 19. Buddhist Japan, 794-1185HEIAN PERIOD
  20. 20. Taizokai (WombWorld) Mandara
  21. 21. Taizokai (Womb World), Kongokai (Diamond World) Mandaras
  22. 22. Phoenix Hall, Uji
  23. 23. Tale of Genji,Genji Visits Murasaki
  24. 24. Tale of Genji (other prints)
  25. 25. Tale of Genji (other prints)
  26. 26. The flying storehouse, Legends of Mount Shigi
  27. 27. Buddhist Japan, 1185-1332KAMAKURA PERIOD
  28. 28. Portrait statue of thepriest Shunjobo Chogen• High realistic• Artists in workshops functioned like guilds• Nepotism
  29. 29. Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace,from Events of the Heiji Period
  30. 30. Amida Descendingover the Mountains• Often hung in the presence of a dying person• Iconic depiction of Buddha• Rising moon

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