Art of Japan
ISBN10: 0810906422 ISBN13: 9780810906426 Contributors: Elisseeff, Danielle; Paris, I. Mark (Translator) Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc Published: Sep 1 1994 Weight: 7.50lbs. Height: 12.50" Width: 10.00" Depth: 2.00" Language: English
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This text traces the progression of arts on the Japanese archipelago through periods open to foreign civilizations, and periods closed against all outside influence. The authors demonstrate how the native Shinto veneration of the forces in nature underlie the Japanese love of natural materials.