THE ART OF JAPAN

(743 CE - 1830 CE)

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: 

 

UNIT Sheet: below

 

SNAPSHOT Sheet:

China/Japan/Korea
Unit Sheet

APAH 250 Images:

197. Todai-ji

     - Great Buddha

     - Guardian figures

     - gate  

203. Night Attack on the Sanjô Palace

207. Ryoan-ji

     - dry garden

     - unlabeled plan

210. White and Red Plum Blossoms, Ogata Korin 
211. Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, Katsushika Hokusai 

 

Central + East Asia Unit Sheet:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Coad for his infinite wisdom, amazing workshops, gift of materials and time, and years of support.

Another special thank you to Ms. Marsha Russell for her devotion to teaching and generosity in sharing her materials and knowledge with all of us.

Thank you to Valerie Park for her inspirational AP Art History web site that guided the creation of this site.

And finally, if you choose to use any of the images or information from this site, I ask that you kindly give me credit.  Thank you for visiting!

207 - Ryoan-ji, wet garden