Growth Of Japanese Culture
Distinctive Japanese Arts by: Summer Rose
Flower Arranging and Gardening
One tradition that buddhists brought to Japan was flower arranging. People would ephasized simple arrangements and would highlight simple nature. Bonsai is a type of art of growing mini trees or shrubs in small pots. A Zen garden were designed to help people think quietly. There gardens are arranged with rocks, pathways, and very few flowers or trees.
Japanese Garden "Portfolio" . Lee's Oriental Landscape Art
Essential question: What themes are reflected in Japanese arts?
review question:How did culture reflect an interest in natural beauty?