Online gallery of arts and crafts Korea Antique Alive presents exquisite works of arts created by renowned artists of Korea, reviving Asian artistic traditions passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years.
Korean artisans have achieved outstanding success in the aesthetic of traditional Asian art, demonstrating modest natural beauty with an almost complete absence of affectation and artificiality in an elegant and graceful forms.
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Craftsmen Korea – creators of unique outstanding aesthetic achievements in the Eastern tradition in the areas of art, such as ceramics, seladon porcelain . blue and white porcelain, mother of pearl inlay, lacquer work, sculptures of Buddha, Continue reading
The text for the presentation slides “Japanese Culture”
The great mystery of Japanese culture
The culture of Japan is as old as the island nation itself. And the same mysterious, like the morning sun that rises over the land of the brave and wise people.
Features of the development of Japanese culture
isolated geographical position;
the influence of Asian cultures (China, Korea);
harsh climatic conditions and life-threatening natural phenomena.
All this has developed persistent national character of the Japanese, which is reflected in literature, painting, and especially in architecture and landscape design.
Some of the stages of development of culture of Japan
The Jomon – 10 thousand years BC – ceramics, female figurines and Dogu decoration;
Kofun – IV – VI centuries BC – culture mounds,sculpture, haniwa, cults, Taika reforms, a code of laws;
Japanese cuisine combines centuries-old traditions, values and the spirit of the Japanese people, expressive and different from any other cuisine of the world. For a modern European, Japanese food – is as exotic as, say, Japanese – Russian cuisine. The main secret of unmatched Japanese food – in the careful selection of products, the aesthetics of table setting and serving, as well as a special philosophy, which lies at the heart of Japanese cuisine. The most valuable thing on the table Japanese gourmands – the products created by nature, those who retained their original properties. This is not surprising: after all, what created by nature cannot compete with its taste and usefulness to others. On the Japanese table, unlike Russian, never finding the “heavy” food with huge portions. All portions of Japanese cuisine are distributed so as to avoid drunkenness and excess in eating. The large size of the dishes, the Japanese prefer variety. The Japanese like when meal consists of several small dishes of different taste, arranged with good taste. Often eating in a Japanese family, so graceful, like during the traditional tea ceremony. Special attention is paid to Japanese seafood. Their sushi is so popular in Europe that there is probably no European country in which not prepared the traditional Continue reading