Discoveries: Art and Culture of Japan
This detailed survey examines how Japanese architecture, sculpture, scroll painting, drawing, printmaking and calligraphy reflects developments in religion and politics, from the advent of Zen to the opening of Japan to the West.
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THE REALM OF THE KAMI
A BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION
THE ART OF THE COURT
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18th century actors Amateratsu Amida Ancient architecture armour artists Ashikaga Basho became Book of Gardens Bosatsu bronze Buddha Buddhist built calligraphy castle China Chinese clan coat of arms colours court created culture decorated designed DOCUMENTS drawing Edo period emaki emperor famous Genji monogatari gods gold Heian period Hideyoshi Hiroshige Hokusai Ibid imperial inspired island Izanagi Janette Ostier collection Japan Kabuki Kabuki theatre Kamakura kami Kannon Kano Katsura kimono Kinkaku-ji Kofuku-ji Kukai Kuniyoshi Kyoto landscape leyasu living Matsuo Basho meditation metres Momoyama period monks moon Mount Fuji mountain Murasaki Shikibu Musee Guimet Museum Nara Nobunaga opposite Osaka painters Painting for Genji palace paper Paris poets portraits Prince Print printmaking Private collection religious ritual sacred samurai Screen sculptures Sengai Shinto shogun statue stones style surimono sutra sword symbolic tea ceremony temple texts Todai-ji Tokugawa Tosa travellers trees ukiyo-e Utamaro villa warriors wood wooden