Art_History_42C_(week_1)_ - Japanese Art History in Three Bodies \u25cf Less than 5000 years old(Jomon fired clay \u25cb Theriomorphic body animal face

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Japanese Art History in Three Bodies Less than 5000 years old ( Jomon ), fired clay Theriomorphic body - animal face body (face of an animal but human parts like an elbow) Dogu: clay figurine Location: Excavation Comes from the ground at Yamanashi prefecture The holes of the mouth and eyes are made through cutting through the clay There is a hole at the back of the clay figurine which is why people suggest that it may have been a container for liquids or food. 700 years old ( Kamakura ) Jizo, 14th century (1300-1400) Jizang, China, 9th century Divine body - deity, supernatural human that people worship (partly shape of a human but more divine) Made with large amounts of gold Origins in India Location: temple Building that is set up for people to worship Contemporary ( Japan ) Artist : Hayashi Chiho Artificial Lover and True Lover, 2019 The Robot is depicted is CEO of a company that owns a pottery shop The way the story goes is that the robotic CEO falls in love with the artist herself as they make pottery together Robotic body - not a human body with wires which gives it the robotic feel Location: Museum Iconography v. Style Iconography meaning of an image Meaning of the object pertaining to the style of the object as well
To identify the differences of deities Style Ex. the style of the japanese jizo is very different from the chinese jizang Jizo has a wishing stick made of gold that can grant people’s prayers Sculpture v. Painting Sculpture Jizo 13th century 3 dimension Painting Jizo, Japan, 14th century Printing- can carve a stamp so that you can stamp these deities on paper The more Jizos you can create the more spiritual power you will be able to attain Jomon (rope pattern) 11000 BCE- 400 BCE (before common era) Vessels Vessel with Snake, Nagano A bite from the snake can kill you but before you get into this crazy altered mental state

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