Growth of Japan Culture
Distinctive Japanese Arts - Summarized by Chase Mattingly
Flower Arranging and Gardening
The Buddhists brought the tradition of art flower arranging to Japan. They tried to show the beauty of flowers. Bonsai is the art of growing, or making a small, or mini tree. Gardeners would also make places to show the beauty of nature, these places were called gardens. These gardens were simple with pathways, rocks, flowers and trees.
What themes are reflected in Japanese arts?
How did Japanese culture reflect an interest in natural beauty?