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Japan

02.02.2012

The word "origami" can be translated as "folded paper". It also means "the art of paper folding to create three-dimensional figures of various kinds and ornamental objects."
Origami involves a primitive species of children's games, as well as highly sophisticated art form. It is used in certain Japanese ceremonies and rituals, as well as in purely practical, educational and entertainment purposes.

02.02.2012

17th century brought significant changes in the art of decorative painting. It was the time of the Tokugawa shoguns power and establishment of the lasting peace in the country. In its forms and in its style, it was already turned to a different audience, and demanded a different attitude on the part of the viewer, most of his erudition in all spheres of creative activity, especially in poetry, as now, many stories and images of murals were associated with some well- known works of classical literature of the past.

29.10.2009

Early Japan (until 710)

During the Jomon Period (13000 BC to 300 BC), the inhabitants of the Japanese islands were gatherers, fishers and hunters. Jomon is the name of the era's pottery.