Emaki Notes - Emaki format picture scrolls tells stories format of painting 1 Kinetic the painting moves in your hands 2 Narrative-tells a story while

Emaki Notes - Emaki format picture scrolls tells stories...

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Emakiformat: picture scrolls, tells stories, format of painting1.Kinetic- the painting moves in your hands2.Narrative-tells a story while it moves3.portable:rolled up into scrolls and stored, name of scroll is written on itTypes of Emaki paintings:romancehumorengi-codependent origin(buddhist term), stories about large buddhist temples, and the origins, and how temples obtained power through miracleshellJizo-shows the power of Jizobattlehagiography- saints, and their extraordinary accomplishments, biography w/o cons.Heian: 974-1185: late period, especially in kanabaraKamakura: 1185-1333: age of the samurai, shogun was higher than emperoresotericism brought to Japan using these porrtable scrollsTale of Genji(early 12th century): romance, Genji commits same sin as his wife, wife has a child that isn’t Genji’s, Genji believes that it is due to his sin that karma is coming back to him. Genji is in anguish, painting doesnt show it except that Genji is sqeezed between two roof pillars

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