Growth of Japanese Culture
Distinctive Japanese Arts - Summarized by Oliver Norstrom
Calligraphy and Painting
The Japanese started to write with brushes and ink on paper scrolls at the same time as silk. These scrolls depict many historical events, landscapes, and even a daily life.
Flower Arranging and Gardening
Landscape gardeners created zen-inspired gardens to show the beauty of nature. These gardens are created to help the people think quietly. These two forms of art remain some of the most important in Japan today.
Japanese Zen garden history and design: Pt3 of Buddhist Gardens Videos