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mar 29, 1480 - Ryoan-ji

Description:

1480 CE; 18th century
Rock garden
Muromachi Period
Kyoto, Japan
• Temple assosciated with Zen branch of Buddhism
• Epitomizes quintessence and aesthetics of Zen
• Mirror pond on left with scenic view of mountains
• Consists of rocks and pebbles
• Encourages contemplation
• White gravel symbolizes flowing elements
• Rocks suggest islands, shores or bridges
• Green moss

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AP Art History
Kailee Keiser

Date:

mar 29, 1480
Now
~ 539 years ago

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