UT Knoxville ARTH 183 - Heian Period Art and Introduction to Kamakura Period (4 pages)

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Finishes discussion of "Tale of Genji/Genji Monogatari" and covers remaining material on Handout 17 underneath "Buddhist Art" header; introduces item one ("Tales of the Heiji/Heiji Monogatari") on Handout 18.


Lecture number:
23
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arth 183 - Asian Art
Edition:
1
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ARTH183 1st Edition Lecture 23 Outline of Last Lecture I Nara Period Japan Buddhist Art Continued A Shukongojin historical connection a Figure style Chinese influence b Form Technique clay armature Original paint c International Style influence Realism vs exaggeration B Priest Ganjin historical significance of work and subject a Figure style b Form Technique dry lacquer characteristics Sculpture function C Kichijoten a Subject mixing of religions Empress Koken b Style Similarities to Tang woman convergence of religious and secular c Function significance of garments D End of Nara Period role of Buddhism and Empress Koken II Heian Period Japan 794 1189 CE A emakimono what it is why it became popular a Vernacular novel the Tale of Genji Historical significance Author Subject B Tale of Genji Genji Monogatari characteristics of illustrations a fukinuki yatai b Death scene Homogeneity of figures Overall focus of narrative how it is shown c Role of botanical and structural architectural elements Problem these strategies solve Outline of Current Lecture I Heian Period Japan Court Art Tale of Genji Continued These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute A Ukifune and Naka no Kimi illustration scene it portrays a Double function of illustration b Composition Possible significance of Ukifune s position c Style II Esoteric and Amida Buddhism A Esoteric Vajrayana Buddhism a Characteristics Buddha Nature Relationship to Hinduism b Mandala definition B Mandalas of the Two Worlds Womb World and Diamond World historical significance typical mandala composition Vairochana a Relationship to Chinese Tang art b Womb World Composition hieratic scale c Diamond World Composition Wisdom fist mudra meaning Gold foil technique C Amida Pure Land Buddhism a Characteristics appeal to common people Growth in connection to concept of mappo D Phoenix Hall at Byodo in Temple purpose dedication



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