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  • Japanese Art Influence

    Japanese Art has played and influential role in western art. The influence of Japanese art made created a term, Japonism, this term specifically refers to Japanese influence on European art and culture. One of the most remarkable traditions in Japanese art is Ukiyo-e of the Edo period. As the ‘jewel’ of the Japanese printing art, it uses the most exquisite paper, the finest colors and elaborate technique. Ukiyo-e not only carved a deep influence in Japanese art, and also in western art history. Ukiyo-e is a genre in Japanese printing art blossoming in 17th through 19th century. The word Ukiyo refers to “the floating world”, the realm of entertainment, and –e means the picture. The word ukiyo originally expressed the Buddhist idea of the…

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  • Japanese American Art History

    Culture defines art. According to Webster's dictionary, the definition of culture is the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular group, place, and or time. As time progresses and present becomes past, the ability to preserve a society lies on the capacity to transfer history through tangible forms. Art has the capacity to preserve society and its history; it preserves events and emotions that were once meaningful to an era. Animal symbolism in Chinese and Japanese art as seen in a war…

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  • Who Is Vincent Van Gogh's Japonism Influence Japanese Art?

    Japonism is the influence of Japanese art and aesthetics on the Western culture. Japonisme is specifically used when referring to the Japanese influence on European art. Japanese art influenced many European artists, including, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Ranson. Ukiyo-e prints reached Europe in the 1800s. In Europe they became a source of inspiration for many impressionist painters. During the 1800s in France, there were exhibitions of Ukiyo-e art and it resulted in the growing popularity of…

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  • Art Analysis: The Japanese Bridge 1923 Art

    The Japanese Bridge 1923 artwork reminds me of some of kandinsky’s work but in a much looser and less geometric way. It has a very unique style of brush work that draws the viewer in and brings us into a much more ethereal and flowing mindset and mental landscape. This piece is different from the others by Monet we have seen in class in that is has a much less focused and planned color scheme (or at least appears unplanned on the surface). This is almost certainly due to the cataract symptoms…

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  • Takashi Murakami Influences

    As the only visual artist who made Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list in 2008, Takashi Murakami is one of the most conspicuous and popular Japanese artists working today. He has long been a superstar in the global art world since his emergence in the early 1990s, and is often touted as “the Warhol of Japan.” He has built up a rich body of work, ranging from paintings and sculptures to huge inflatable balloons and factory-produced merchandise. His bright-colored, anime inspired…

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  • Japanese Traditional Art's Class

    I came to Japan to learn Japanese language because I thought it would be useful in the future both professionally and personally. I think learning language is linked with culture. I know that Japan is a country with ancient history and it’s very own unique culture. I really wanted to learn more about it. One of the courses that APU offers for students to learn and have first-hand experience about Japanese culture is Japanese traditional art’s class. I think this class fits me best because…

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  • The Japanese Bath By James Tissot

    throughout the world have looked to the Japanese as inspiration for their own art. Artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Picasso have utilized the Japanese style, known as Japonisme to give their art a fresh look, or just to experiment with new things. A very accomplished artist, James Tissot, used this Japanese style in his earlier works. Tissot began his art career in the mid 1850’s while studying in college. It was in the 1860’s when he began to experiment with the eastern art style that many…

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  • Evolution Of Japanese Culture

    percent of the Japanese population exceeds the age of 65 (Panda)! In comparison to the United States with an average age of 38, Japan’s median age surpasses that by 9 years (Find the Data). As a result, not many women give birth each year; only about 1.39 births per woman (Panda). In examining the long, distinguished history, social, and economic status of Japan, one discovers the ongoing struggle for Japan to raise its birthrate in order to save its economy. Although Japan emerged long ago,…

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  • Japanese Painting Essay

    Japanese painting is one of the oldest and most elegant of the Japanese visual arts, embracing many varieties of genres and styles. The long history of Japanese painting expresses synthesis and competition between native Japanese aesthetics and the adaptation of imported ideas. From a decorative view, Japanese paintings are full of mesmerizing Asian charm. Although, this can also be a confusing subject for novices that want to learn more about it. Different painting styles and schools, a…

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  • Essay On Japanese Culture

    is one of the biggest influences on our culture? Everything from furniture, entertainment, and even our own homes are influenced by Japanese culture. We wouldn’t have most of the things we have today if it wasn’t for Japan. We often forget to stop and think about all the things we wouldn’t have if it wasn’t for other countries bringing their culture into America. Japanese culture first came to America when Japan agreed to open western trade in the 1800’s. During the Victorian era, people were…

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