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Landscapes and portraits, appreciations of Japanese culture

by Donald Keene

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Published by Kodansha International Ltd. in Tokyo, Palo Alto [Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Japanese literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 342-343.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL727.5 .K38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24849312M
    ISBN 100870111469
    LC Control Number75135144

      Culture Film Books Music Art & design TV & radio landscape, people and portrait, wildlife and animal, travel, black and white, action and junior. Winter landscapes of Biei, Japan.   Masters of the Japanese Landscape Hokusai, Hiroshige & Hasui. Sanders of Oxford ANTIQUE PRINTS & MAPS. High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BW. [email protected]

    Japan (jəpăn´), Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country ( est. pop. ,,), , sq mi (, sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia. The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region. Land Japan proper has four main islands, which are (from north to south) Hokkaido, Honshu (the . A Cultural Landscape (文化的景観, bunkateki keikan) is a landscape in Japan, which has evolved together with the way of life and geocultural features of a region, and which is indispensable for understanding the lifestyle of the Japanese people, and is recognized by the government of under article 2, paragraph 1, item 5 of the Law for the Protection of Cultural .

    Japanese landscape paintings are the main ones sold at this online store, though there are irish landscape paintings as well. Some of my work (Irish landscapes and portraits) are also at galleries in Ballycastle, Portstewart, Glasson and Clifden. The important key to understanding comes with the realization that in Japanese art one strives always for the absolute. Of the absolute there is no question of degree; it is either attained or lost. Most often, to be sure, it is not attained, but it is the constant striving toward and awareness of that high goal which gives strength and.


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