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Jomon pottery
free, spontaneous sculptures
haniwa figure
clay figures(human or animal) placed outside around tombs
Kyoto
city in Japan
Heian period
old name for city of Kyoto
Esoteric Buddhism
from China; emphasizes secret, Chinese spells--through this you can acquire Nirvana
Tale of Genji
litterary tale ?
yamato-e
true Japanese art--not imitating the Chinese
compared to Chinese-high status painting---much more colorful
Kamakura period
sculpture specific; the real physical; Japanese action-color, storytelling
samurai
medieval Japanese warriors
Zen Buddhism
spiritual meditation to receive absolutation
tea ceremony
secular activity-embodies ideals of hospitality (tea hut-small, humble)
wabi
principle of humility and irragularity; style characterized by simplicity
Edo period
world of entertainment/celebrities ?
Rimpa school
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ukiyo-e
Japanese "pic. of floating world"
nishiki-e
multi-colored printing woodblock ("brocade pictures")