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Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens

Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens

This Art Institute slide packet explores how nature, literature, history and daily life inspired the creation of six sumptuous Japanese folding screens. Students will learn how to "read" a Japanese screen and will be introduced to this unique art form's history, function, and production. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions. (© 1996)

16th century, 17th century, Japanese, Japanese screens


Elementary, High School, Middle School
Art and Creative Writing, Art from Many Places, Asian Art, Clues from the Past

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