S1E10: The Art Culture of Japan

We dive into the art culture of Japan! Art is one of the best windows into the character of a nation and culture, and Japan has one of the richest artistic traditions in the world.

In this episode of Nihongo Master podcast, we dive into the art culture of Japan! Art is one of the best windows into the character of a nation and culture, and Japan has one of the richest artistic traditions in the world.

Podcast host Azra says, “It’s here that probably the most famous image in the world was created : Hokusai’s great wave. Depending on how into art and history you are, you might know a few other big names from these parts too.”

Listen in to learn about four iconic Japanese arts that shaped the Japanese aesthetic tradition the most: ukiyo-e woodblock prints, shodo calligraphy, shikki lacquerware, and ikebana flower arrangement.
 
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A podcast for Japanese culture enthusiasts and language learners. Brought to you by Nihongo Master, an e-learning site focused on helping learners at every level master the Japanese language.
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