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1By Jonathan Elbaz, Olivia Lee, and Patty Bandellin Chapter 8 Section 2Visual Art, Architecture, &Performing Arts in JapanBy Jonathan Elbaz, Olivia Lee, and Patty Bandellin
2NotesWhen the text is red, take notes, but when the text white, just listen.2
3IntroductionJapanese 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.
4Visual 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.
5Architecture 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.
6Performing 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.
7ConclusionJapan’s nobles created the golden age of art. Next, Buddhism develops throughout Japan, along with the nobles’ arts.