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Chapter 8 Section 2 Visual Art, Architecture, & Performing Arts in Japan By Anaïs Teyton, Selena Ortega, & Miharu Sugie.

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1 Chapter 8 Section 2 Visual Art, Architecture, & Performing Arts in Japan By Anaïs Teyton, Selena Ortega, & Miharu Sugie

2 Japanese nobles of Heian wanted to be surrounded by beauty & elegance. Japanese nobles of Heian wanted to be surrounded by beauty & elegance. They created a great center of learning and culture. They created a great center of learning and culture. This period was called the golden age of the arts and included fashion, literature, visual art, architecture, and performing arts. This period was called the golden age of the arts and included fashion, literature, visual art, architecture, and performing arts. Introduction

3 Visual Arts o Popular: painting, calligraphy, architecture o Paintings - bright & bold colors - represented scenes from - represented scenes from stories, nature, court life stories, nature, court life - on paper doors & furniture, - on paper doors & furniture, scrolls, fans,… scrolls, fans,… o Calligraphy - decorative writing - decorative writing - Poems looked as beautiful as they - Poems looked as beautiful as they sounded. sounded.

4 Architecture Nobles wanted to make their city beautiful Nobles wanted to make their city beautiful Copied Chinese architecture - greatly admired Copied Chinese architecture - greatly admired - Heian city= model of Changan - Heian city= model of Changan Building style: ends of wooden frame curved upward, natural, airy feel Building style: ends of wooden frame curved upward, natural, airy feel - Elegant gardens & ponds, still popular - Elegant gardens & ponds, still popular today. today.

5 Performing Arts Popular Popular - Performances - musicians, jugglers acrobats. - Performances - musicians, jugglers acrobats. - Plays = actors mimicked people. - Plays = actors mimicked people. developed into drama called Noh developed into drama called Noh - Noh plays - Noh plays 1.combines music, speaking, dance 1.combines music, speaking, dance 2. teaches about great heroes of Japans past. 2. teaches about great heroes of Japans past.

6 Architecture

7 Drama that developed from the Heian Period

8 Noh

9 Paintings

10 Conclusion Japans nobles created the golden age of art. Japans nobles created the golden age of art. Next, Buddhism develops throughout Japan, along with the nobles arts. Next, Buddhism develops throughout Japan, along with the nobles arts.


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