Japan's Wonder By Ursula Cruz

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For my gallery, I have chosen artworks from japan that describe the nature of what Japanese have to offer to show the wonder, and beauty of their land. The reason I chosen these artworks is to let the people experience what the people of Japan see in those days and how they show the understanding and appreciation for the landscape, and the wildlife of Japan.

Dancing under Cherry Blossoms (Right-hand screen, Gion), Unknown Japanese Painter, Late 16th century - Early 17th century, From the collection of: Kobe City Museum
This piece depicted the event called the Cherry Blossom Viewing where people are have a picnic while enjoying the view of the cherry tree. Also this piece show the visual element of color and value that show the beauty of nature of the Sakura Tree and how the people from the past enjoy it's beauty.
Hundreds of Flowers in Bloom, Tanomura Chokunyū, 1869, From the collection of: Yamatane Museum of Art
This piece depicted the blooming start of hundred types of flower as describe in the title. Also this piece show the art elements of color and space. Which the piece show the brightness of the color that show the the beginning possible for spring and the space indicted the positive atmosphere for the blooming flowers.
Square dish with design after Teika poems of birds and flowers, Artist: Ogata Kenzan, Artist: Narutaki workshop , 1699-1712, early 18th century, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
This piece depicted a bird near a lake in either the beginning of winter or a cloudy day in the summer. Also this piece show the elements art texture and shape. Which the shape show beautiful detail of the bird and its environment as well as how the texture of the dish will possibility be smooth.
Higashiyama Awataguchi in Kyoto, KONDO Koichiro, 1925, From the collection of: Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
This piece depicted the mountain view of the Higashiyama,the western end, in Kyoto, Japan. Also this piece show the art elements of form and value which the forms show how the artists did this in either charcoal blend style or blush shading that show the darkness and brightness value of the mountains and landscape of the village.
Mt. Daisen in Late Fall, Kenzo Idani, 1969, From the collection of: Tottori Prefectural Museum
This piece depicted the artist view of the Mt. Daisen in the late fall season. Also this piece show the art elements of color and value which the colors show the crimson warmth and generosity of the season. As well as how the brightness of the season show the beauty of the mountain side during the late fall.
Fragment of the Shinkokinshū Poetry Anthology: Deer, Tawaraya Sōtatsu, 17c, From the collection of: Yamatane Museum of Art
This piece depicted a deer in middle with writing on the sides of the art. Also this piece show the elements art of form and color. Which the color in the background show it only beige at the top but gray at the bottom which significance philosophy or rhythm about this piece. As well showing the beauty of how the form describe the detail and nature behavior of the deer.
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo “Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno”, Utagawa Hiroshige, 1856, From the collection of: Shizuoka city Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art
This piece depicted the artist view of the Kiyomizu Hall in the Edo period. Which this piece show the element art of color and shape. Which the shape are created beautiful of how the people do or see in the area of the hall. As well the color show the happiness and brightness of the building and plants in the Edo period.
Tea bowl with design of cranes and chrysanthemums, Artist: Possibly by Ogata Kenzan, Artist: Narutaki workshop or contemporary Kyoto workshop, early 18th century, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
This piece depicted two cranes flying together side by side on the tea bowl. Which this piece show the element art of texture and form. Which the form show the cranes' beauty of their wings and how they're fly in their nature. As well how the texture may feel smooth based on the silk like substance of the bowl.
Landscape of Fukakusa, southern Dinstinct of Kyoto, Domoto Insho, 1919, From the collection of: Kyoto Prefectural Domoto-Insho Museum of Fine Arts
This piece depicted the landscape of the southern distinct of Kyoto. Which this piece also show the elements art of form and color. Which this piece show the form of the forest, trees, farming land, and village of Japan. As well the color show the nature view of the landscape of Kyoto during either 1810s or 1900s.
The Outskirts of Kyoto throughout the Seasons, Ochiai Rofu, 1926, From the collection of: Adachi Museum of Art
This piece depicted the four season that happen in the outskirts of Kyoto. Which this piece show the elements art of color and shape. Which this piece show the shape of the nature of the village environment as well the color of the seasons that happen in Kyoto.
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