Write down things in red!! Japanese Nobles Create Great Art By Madeleine, Grace, and Kelsey Period 5 2/27/08
Paintings • loved to paint with vivid colors. • paintings told a story. • showed nature or court life.
Calligraphy • Seen as very beautiful. • Copied poems often • Made poems as beautiful as they sounded.
Architecture • Buildings were inspired by Chinese architecture. • Copied temples mainly • Wooden frames • Wooden panes left unpainted • Thatched roofs • Other buildings were simple and airy • Made of wood • Tiled roofs • Large and open spaces • Surrounded by gardens
Performing Arts • Musicians, jugglers, acrobats, and mimicking • Noh was very popular • Music • Speaking • Dance • Told about heroes or figures of Japan’s past.