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1 By Jonathan Elbaz, Olivia Lee, and Patty Bandellin Chapter 8 Section 2Visual Art, Architecture, &Performing Arts in JapanBy Jonathan Elbaz, Olivia Lee, and Patty Bandellin
2 NotesWhen the text is red, take notes, but when the text white, just listen.2
3 IntroductionJapanese nobles of Heian wanted to be surrounded by beauty & elegance. 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.
4 Visual Arts Popular: painting, calligraphy, architecture Paintings - bright & bold colors- represented scenes fromstories, nature, court life- on paper doors & furniture,scrolls, fans,…Calligraphy- decorative writing- Poems looked as beautiful as theysounded.
5 Architecture Nobles wanted to make their city beautiful Copied Chinese architecture - greatly admired- Heian city= model of Chang’anBuilding style: ends of wooden frame curved upward, natural, airy feel- Elegant gardens & ponds, still populartoday.
6 Performing Arts Popular - Performances - musicians, jugglers acrobats. - Plays = actors mimicked people.developed into drama called Noh- Noh plays1.combines music, speaking, dance2. teaches about great heroes of Japan’s past.
7 ConclusionJapan’s nobles created the golden age of art. Next, Buddhism develops throughout Japan, along with the nobles’ arts.