Centuries of traditions, a unique personality in the world; you can call it weird, crazy, different, but Japan produce the most interesting Art by long time, i’m here to show and share to you the most interesting works from the far Asia

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12 FACTS ABOUT JAPANESE ART THAT MIGHT SURPRISE YOU!

Japanese classic art covers a wide variety of genres. From ancient pottery and sculpture, to ink painting, woodblock prints, calligraphy on silk and paper, as well as origami, its myriad of styles and influences are why Japanese art remains so popular today. The creative use of brushes and precision of intricate detail, make it one of the most distinctive art forms in the world. Yet, much of Japa…
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What is a Japanese Wood Print?

After a century of civil wars, the Tokugawa shoguns (military rulers) of the Edo period (1615–1868) unified Japan and brought about more than 250 years of peace and prosperity. The Tokugawa adopted the Chinese ethical philosophy of neo-Confucianism, which provided them with the means of maintaining a stable social order through its emphasis on duty, obedience and a highly structured social hierar…
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Traditional types of Japanese Art

Traditional Japanese art forms have been a source of fascination and inspiration for centuries, not only in Japan but internationally. This is partly because, among other things, their uncomplicated beauty can be appreciated by almost anyone. From the art of ikebana to the graceful tea ceremony, here is our guide to traditional Japanese art forms. / Shodo (Calligraphy) / Calligraphy is one of the…
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Understanding Japanese Eras

Jōmon Period / 14,000 BCE – 300 BCE / Originating in modern Russia, a hunter-gatherer society migrated to the Japanese islands and eventually settled down around 2500–1500 BC[ii]. The name 縄文 Jōmon means “straw rope pattern” and refers to their pottery designs. / Yayoi Period / 300 BCE – 250 / Probably originating in China and migrating to Kyūshū via Korea, a second culture invaded Japan and inte…
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