Definitions for terms beginning with the letter J

Paul Van Somer, 'Lady Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kent' circa 1619
'Jacobean' is used to describe the art and culture of the reign of British monarch James I from 1603 to 25



Paul Van Somer
Lady Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kent circa 1619
Oil on wood
Tate glossary definition for Jacobean: Term used to describe the art and culture of the reign of James I (reigned 1603–25)
Tate glossary definition for Japonisme: French term coined in the late nineteenth century to describe the craze for Japanese art and design in the West
Tate glossary definition for Jikken Kobo (experimental workshop): Founded in Tokyo in 1951, an interdisciplinary group of artists, musicians, choreographers and poets who were inspired by European and American avant-garde artists
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