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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2017
... populations was matriarchal. Copyright © 2017 Asia Society 2017 Buddhist narrative art Brāhmī inscriptions Kanaganahalli (Kanganhalli) Aniconism Sātavāhana The stūpa at Kanaganahalli ( Figure 1 )—or the Adhālaka Mahācaitya, as it is called in inscriptions from the site 1 —may be one...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- Enshrined at Jagdishpur, adjacent to Nalanda. tion of narrative imagery in late Buddhist art.6° Often only a canopy of leaves, signifying the bodhi tree beneath which he sat, and diminutive...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the Ajātaśatru Narrative in Cave 209 with a new emphasis on Lady Vaidehī as the story's protagonist. After reviewing Lady Vaidehī's ambiguous status as a female Pure Land adept in Buddhist commentary traditions, I look at her significance in Pure Land art as a spatial device that structurally links together...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 April 2012
... was that Buddhist art has long nates commonalities among humanity, specifically a been employed in the service of a range of narrative shared interest in the radiant, aesthetic quality of art. strategies—evoking the Buddha’s presence in devotional While the group discussed the implications of ‘‘aesthe- contexts...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
... for understanding the gaps between the deity's textual description and its visual representation. Copyright © Asia Society 2016 Thousand-armed Mañjuśrī Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara Mañjuśrī Avalokiteśvara Mt. Wutai Dunhuang Mogao caves mural painting Buddhist painting Buddhist art esoteric...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and Japanese narrative arts, a char- and the Japanese Cultural Affairs Agency, he organized a acteristically intriguing and innovative topic. He died consummate exhibition of Zen Buddhist art and customs suddenly, however, on July 9 at his home in the town to be displayed in both Zu¨rich and Kyoto...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
...: shigan to higan no ikonoroji 仏教説話画の構造と機能 : 此岸と彼岸のイコノロジー [ The structure and function of Buddhist narrative tales: The iconography of this shore and the other shore ]. Tokyo : Chūō Kōron Bijutsu Shuppan , 2003 . Kawakatsu, Masatarō 川勝政太郎 . “Gyakushu shinkō no shiteki kenkyū” 逆修信仰の史的研究...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 255–272.
Published: 01 October 2022
... elements from those two Mahāyana modes, the Huayan and the Esoteric Buddhist. The short Epilogue steps back for an overview, first to contrast the dismissive views of Marc Aurel Stein (1862–1943) and Laurence Austine Waddell (1854–1938) toward Tibetan Buddhism and its art as decadent and aberrant...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 April 2004
... by leading Japanese art scholars from Toclaiji. Their recovery, one of the most gratifying and the Meiji period onward, and especially afterWorld War II. unforgettable moments in her career, established an To determine the date and condition of Buddhist paint- important benchmark in the evolution...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Rob Linrothe Abstract This is a review article of Janet Gyatso's 2015 award-winning book, Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet. The art-historical aspects of the book—mainly confined to the first chapter, “Reading Paintings, Painting the Medical...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
...-sensitive objects in this dynasty Buddhist art and ritual. [pbloom@fas.harvard. space, our first subjects were stone sculptures that lost edu] their colorful pigments long ago. (The lacquered, gilded...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to the viewer, possibly in order to solicit the viewer's self-identification, can be found in various realms of East Asian Buddhist art. One of the earliest such figures appears on a nirvana stela dated to 691 in the Shanxi Museum (Shanxi bowuyuan 山西博物院), and small back-facing figures are regularly included...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Chow, E. T., and Drake, F. S. (1968-1969), pp. 6-55. Dreesmann,Willem. A Painting of Juro by Sesshu Toyo in the Museum Howard, Angela E Buddhist Sculpture of Pujiang, Sichuan:A Mirror of of Fine Arts, Boston, vol. 34 (198i), pp. 48-55. the Direct Link...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the short-lived Northern Liang regime and later the northeast under the Northern Wei, Kucha contributed enormously to the development of Buddhist art and architecture across north China throughout the fifth century, as its unique pictorial style, iconography, and architectural designs were embraced from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 81.
Published: 01 April 2012
... not familiar with this exhibition of Catherine Roche (University of Washington), Yueni Buddhist art or the Foundation and its Tadao Ando¯ – Zhong (University of California, Berkeley). Discussants designed headquarters and exhibition space opened in were Catherine Becker (University of Illinois at Chicago...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
... murals appear in the Yumchenmo khorlam ( Figure 24 ). A wealth of formats conducive to continuous narratives or expositions have been employed in Buddhist art, from the exterior galleries of Borobudur featuring registers of continuous narratives of the Buddha's Life Story, jātaka , and avadana...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 181–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
...有僧伽藍。 可百餘僧。 864:a24–25 10 Campā (Zhanbo 瞻波) There is a site where the Buddha paced mindfully; its location is commemorated by a caitya . 瞻波大國佛精舍 經行 處及四佛坐處。 悉起塔。 現有僧住。 864:c5–6 111. For the intrusion of Gandhāran traits to Mathurā, see inter alia R. Sharma, Buddhist Art of Mathurā...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 276–280.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., and increases the value of the Lo Archive (“Buddhist Art at Dunhuang,” 9:129–30, fig. 13). At least fifteen major sets of photographs and descriptive catalogs of the Dunhuang Caves have been published since 1920, many in the past thirty years. 10 What distinguishes the Lo Archive from others is the focus...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Figure 28. Nāga sculpture below Ajanta Cave 16, Aurangabad District, India, fifth century ce . Photograph: John C. Huntington, courtesy of the Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art, 1970. Figure 28. Nāga sculpture below Ajanta Cave 16, Aurangabad District, India, fifth century...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 81–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
... not familiar with this exhibition of Catherine Roche (University of Washington), Yueni Buddhist art or the Foundation and its Tadao Ando¯ – Zhong (University of California, Berkeley). Discussants designed headquarters and exhibition space opened in were Catherine Becker (University of Illinois at Chicago...