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1. Something characteristically Japanese.
2. The influence of Japan on European art, especially in impressionism.

[French japonisme, from Japon, Japan.]

Japonism, Japonisme

a style of art, idiom, custom, mannerism, etc., typical of the Japanese.
See also: Art, Japan, Language
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Aside from the Mizunara; Chivas 12, Chivas Extra, and two kinds of whisky cocktails ( Japonism Fragrance and Mizunara Highball) were also served in the tasting event.
It will also explore the corresponding aesthetic trends and cultural shifts connected to the artistic movement of Japonism, and the implications and complications that influence our reading of theatre design during this era.
Gruau's style blended elements of classical Japanese prints with French fin de siecle Japonism, seen in the work of Toulouse Lautrec, to create a modern romantic feminine ideal.
Japonism, or Japonisme, the original French term, was first used in the late 19th century to take account of the influence of the many Japanese forms that were reaching the west and gaining in popularity.
And the French, with their taste for formal beauty, have long had a penchant for Orientalism and Japonism.
Klaus Berger, Japonism in Western Painting from Whistler to Matisse, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp.
Moise's older cousin Isaac de Camondo was an early enthusiast for Japonism, before turning his attention to the French impressionists.
With its emphasis on texture, line and pattern, and clear connection to the popular Japonism (en.
The 30 essays are presented in ten parts detailing exhibitions, museums and other art spaces, marketing and collecting art, artistic practice and collaboration, the decorated environment, Chinoiserie and Japonism, the response to feminism, art and nationalism, revisions, and modernism and modernity.
The influence of Japonism might seem strange when you take into account that the Ukiyo-e prints did not introduce light and shade and their effects.
Berman, who contributed to the exhibition's catalog, will examine the works of Whistler in relation to the major currents of the period, including Realism, Tonalism, Impressionism and Japonism.