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Art of Later Japan. Ashikaga Family = Shogun (general-in-chief) 1392-1568. Common Japanese Aesthetics. Love of natural materials Taste for symmetry Sense of humor (lol!) Tolerance of paradoxical/contradictory qualities * paradoxical : seemingly absurd. Muromachi Period.

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Art of later japan

Art of Later Japan

Ashikaga Family = Shogun (general-in-chief)

1392-1568


Common japanese aesthetics
Common Japanese Aesthetics

  • Love of natural materials

  • Taste for symmetry

  • Sense of humor (lol!)

  • Tolerance of paradoxical/contradictory qualities

    *paradoxical: seemingly absurd


Muromachi period
Muromachi Period

  • Marked the ascendance of Zen Buddhism, peaking the Samurai’s interest.

  • Overcame Pure Land Buddhism, which rose in the latter of the Heian Period (794-1185).


Ink painting
Ink Painting

  • Ink paintings transitioned from a harsh style to a subtle, Zen-like style during Muromachi.

  • The subjects changed from Monks and Teachers to Chinese-style landscapes.


  • Landscape painted by Bunsei

  • Muromachi period

  • mid - 15th cent.

  • Ink on hanging scroll

  • Depicts atmospheric perspective

  • The white is read as water, illustrating the pure, lonely, and serene spirit of Zen-Buddhism.


  • Winter Landscape by Sesshu

  • Muromachi Period - 1470’s

  • Ink on Paper

  • Traveled extensively as a Buddhist monk

  • Literati: a style that marks the taste of the educated class in East Asia.

  • Sesshu was NOT influenced by literati.


  • Calligraphy Pair by Ikkyu

  • Muromachi Period mid. 15th century

  • Ink on paper

  • A very free expression of traditional calligraphy

  • “Abjure evil, practice only the good.”



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