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Ceramic Art of Japan

Japan, (MIFF 1958, Outline and Substance)

Director: Kenji Shimomura

From the Stone Age and masterpieces of the early Sung Dynasty we follow the progress of the potter's art in Japan to the elaborate porcelain produced today.

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The Medieval Art of Japan

Japan
Motivated by the spread of Buddhism, Japanese culture of the 12th-15th centuries was highly representational. Architecture, painting and sculpture are presented, with emphasis on the tortuous use of … More »

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