New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

ARTH 282 Week 1 Lecture 1 Notes

by: Kennedy Ghibellini

ARTH 282 Week 1 Lecture 1 Notes ARTH 282

Marketplace > Northern Illinois University > ARTH 282 > ARTH 282 Week 1 Lecture 1 Notes
Kennedy Ghibellini
GPA 3.58
View Full Document for 0 Karma

View Full Document


Unlock These Notes for FREE

Enter your email below and we will instantly email you these Notes for Introduction to World Art

(Limited time offer)

Unlock Notes

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Unlock FREE Class Notes

Enter your email below to receive Introduction to World Art notes

Everyone needs better class notes. Enter your email and we will send you notes for this class for free.

Unlock FREE notes

About this Document

These notes are meant to go along with the powerpoint slides and images the professor has posted on BlackBoard. This is Unit 1 in Intro to World Art, Asian Art.
Introduction to World Art
Ann Van DiJk
Class Notes
ArtHistory, Asian, Art




Popular in Introduction to World Art

Popular in Department

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kennedy Ghibellini on Sunday September 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ARTH 282 at Northern Illinois University taught by Ann Van DiJk in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views.

Similar to ARTH 282 at NIU


Reviews for ARTH 282 Week 1 Lecture 1 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/11/16
ASIAN ART th th Edo Period  early modern period (17 ­19  centuries)  Wood Block Prints (Ukiyo­e) of the Edo Period  STUDY QUESTION 1:  Five major cultural developments?  Peace  “alternate attendance” policy  Required to live in Edo for 6 months of the year  growth of urban centers/castle town  rise in population  rise of the merchant class  information boom & printing/printed materials  Pop Culture Kabuki theaters & pleasure quarters develop  In Medieval Japan:  Buddhist expression for “this world of pain”/ “this fleeting, transient world” / “ this world where all is mere illusion”  “THE FLOATING WORLD”  Majority of subjects for pictures of the floating world are of Kabuki actors  “Ukiyo­e Quartet”   Woodblocks  relief carvings  sketch  carve  pigmentation/print  publisher  all 4 work closely together  also calligraphy experts  Registration key (“L” shaped divot) tells the printer how to place the paper and colors  Broquade prints  Basic print  key print  Tale of Gengi Handscrolls  Faces not individualized much; sort of doll­like  Story­telling illustration  STUDY QUESTION 2:  pictorial (compositional) conventions?  Expression in body language (twisted)  Slight eroticism (pulling dresses slightly, showing leg)  Architecture framing characters   NOTE:  Irises and crickets tell of early autumn  CULTURAL CONTEXT  Earliest prints purely monochromatic  Hand colored  Geisha  entertainers (dancers, artists, musicians)  Painted faces, elaborate kimono  Actor prints  (usually older men)  “big head” prints  close up of faces/heads  Realism or sarcasm?  Government censorship of courtesan’s names as identification in artwork  Kuniyashi  dealt with severe censorship  Surimono  privately commissioned print  Hokusai  created landscape prints  Ghosts  STUDYQUESTION 3:  why not total adoption of linear perspective?


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

0 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Kyle Maynard Purdue

"When you're taking detailed notes and trying to help everyone else out in the class, it really helps you learn and understand the I made $280 on my first study guide!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.