Japanese traditional aesthetics: to the problem of categorization Cover Image

Японська традиційна естетика: до проблеми категоризації
Japanese traditional aesthetics: to the problem of categorization

Author(s): Maryna Ratko
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Visual Arts, Aesthetics, Sociology of Culture
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: aesthetics of Japan; category; avare; yugen; vabi; ocasi;

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the problem of categorical definition of a traditional aesthetics of Japan. The author demonstrates the philosophico-aesthetic notions as avare, yugen, vabi, sabi, ocasi and their manifestation in different spheres of the cultural life of the Japanese (poetry, painting, print).