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The tradition of japanese art 2nd year

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The tradition of japanese art 2nd year

  1. 1. T Ta ion ofJ pa At he r dit a nese r J pa Screens a Scrols a nese nd lSeated Buddha, Tang dynasty Credits Bamboo and Rocks, Yuan dynasty Credits “If we study Japanese Art, we see a man who is undoubtedly wise, philosophic and intelligent, who spends his time doing what? In studying the distance between the earth and moon? No. In studying Bismarck’s policy? No. He studies a single blade of grass." Self-portrait Van Gogh Credits
  2. 2. geogr phy a Japan- a nation of islands that were able to avoid invasion and develop a homogeneous culture. The terrain of Japan affected the kinds of landscapes that were produced. Nearby countries, such as China, affected Japan.Map of Japan Credits
  3. 3. R e lig io n How did religion affect Japanese Art? *Mood or feeling *Subject Matter- illustrating the teachings of their beliefsWould you like to hear of example of a tale that wouldhave been told to to help pass on Buddha’s teachings?Click here.
  4. 4. R e lig io nWhat religions can you think of that mighthave been prevalent in Asia?Hinduism Buddhism Jainism Taoism S ikh is m Shinto Confucianism
  5. 5. B u d d h is m This sculpture depicts Buddha- “Enlightened One” which means perfect human. Buddhism- founded in India by Sidhartha Gautuma. Zen Buddhism- from China- the art of meditation.Seated Buddha, Tang Dynasty Credits Would you like to hear a story about a young man trying to attain Enlightenment? Click
  6. 6. First Art objects:  Tomb sculpture of animals surrounding the ancient graves.  Examples: Sculptures of pet dogs around the grave of the master. Influences: Korean and Chinese culture and arts.
  7. 7. Tomb Structure
  8. 8. Art Styles:  Ikebana  Origami  Landscape art  Print - making  Food preparation  Tea ceremony  Kimono
  9. 9. Ikebana Art of flower arrangement Introduced in 16th century by Chinese Buddhist missionaries “Grand master” Lot of religious aspects rules
  10. 10. Example of rules  A flower must never be placed higher than a tree branch nor a mountain plant lower than a field plant.  It is of utmost importance that no one should do flower arrangement when he/she is tense or depressed.
  11. 11. Riko style flowerarrangement  Most common and popular of all Ikebanas.  3 principles: heaven, man and earth.  Never over crowded  Odd numbers are lucky with 3,5,7,9,or 11 flower stems or spray.
  12. 12. Ikebana
  13. 13. Origami Art of paper folding Hundreds of traditional folds Kinds: 1.Origami used in ceremonial etiquette 2. Represented by things like birds , animals, insects, flowers and objects.
  14. 14. Landscaping Artificial arrangement of outdoor landscape objects to achieve a purely aesthetic effect. Intimate relationship between the structure and its natural setting. Basic medium is terrain, along with sand, rocks, water, and plants found in it.
  15. 15. Printmaking Ukiyo-e or woodblock paintings emerged in Osaka Japan in early 1600s. Art of common people 1800s ,2 and 3 color prints emerged and full blown multi colored prints became popular. Depicts characters from Kabuki
  16. 16. Woodbloc k Prints Woodblock print- very popular in Asia during this time. This famous landscape print by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was one of 36 views of Mount Fuji.The Great Wave at Kanagawa Hokusai CreditsDescribe what you see in this picture- look closely.Who do you think Hokusai believed was in control-man or nature?
  17. 17. Aesthetic in Food  Developed sophisticated and refined cuisine.  Japanese food served in art form: - sushi - congee - sashimi Served in Bento Boxes – chopped, carved, sliced and arranged artistically.
  18. 18. Tea Ceremony Cha-no-yu is a ritual and serious artistic activity. 4 Principles: harmony reverence purity tranquility
  19. 19. The Way of Tea*The tea ceremony was tobe enjoyed in a small roomwith selected “tea” scrollpaintings.*Tea began as a medicineand grew into a beverage.*Teaism- purity andharmony, the mystery ofmutual charity, theromanticism of the social Ewer for use in tea ceremony,order. Momoyama period Credits*Worship of the imperfect
  20. 20. Cleanse the 5 sensesfrom contamination  By seeing the Kimono, one’s sense of sight is cleansed.  By smelling the flowers, one’s sense of smell is cleansed.  By listening to dripping of water, one’s sense of hearing is cleansed.  By tasting teas, one’s sense of taste is cleansed  By handling the tea utensils, one’s sense of touched is cleansed.
  21. 21. Kimono Traditional full length garments worn by men, women and children. Darker colors are mainly for men Brighter colors with floral patterns are worn by women. Style and colors change depending on the seasons.
  22. 22. Assignment:Miniature Garden -Making Bring the following on November 8 (Kowalski and Czartoryski) November 9 (Villanova) November 11 (Beltrami) Group Project in Arts (5 members per group) 1.Container 2.Clay 3. dish, ceramic dish or basin about 10 centimeters deep 4. medium-sized rocks, stones,pebbles, plants and variety of foilage. Reference: Our world of MAPEH II page 120

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