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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Li-kuei Chien Abstract Twin gate towers ( que ) were a characteristic feature of urban and palatial architecture in Chinese cities from the Warring States period onward. Although they initially served the practical military purpose of strengthening the defensive characteristics of gates in the city...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
... . Miaoyinsi's main hall is unusual architecturally because while it is primarily a traditional Chinese structure, a narrow corridor wraps around three sides of the building, a feature more commonly associated with the architecture of Tibet. This hybrid building type exists in several other temples within...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of Chinese-style architectural ensembles are found in writings of Soviet archaeologists with whom Perlee sometimes collaborated, such as Sergei Kiselev...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... That these buildings were veals a respect for these historic buildings and the local preserved to the twentieth century, within complexes of culture that they represented. buildings obviously from later times, bespeaks an aware- In the present-day study of Chinese architecture pe- ness...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 April 2014
...), and left Beihai 北海 (North Sea) studying and preserving traditional Chinese architecture. to his people.44 In Li Keran’s depiction, Mao, from In her article Lin Huiyin wrote about the history of his portrait on the entrance gate, invites peasants and Beihai as part of the imperial garden since...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 October 2018
... presumes, though never openly states, that the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum “can stand practically for the totality of Chinese art.” 21 Yet the chapters “Sculpture” and “Architecture” illustrate no pieces from the holdings in those British museums. 22 Clearly there must have been...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Hung, Wu. A Response to Robert Bagley's Review of My Book, Monumentality in Early Chinese Art and Architecture (Stanford Edwards, Richard. Ch'ien Hsuan and "Early Autumn," vol. 7 (1953), pp. University Press, 1995), vol. 51...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of auspicious- the art and architecture of the monastery need only be ness to a monastery (Fig. 3). conducive to such ends, although the tendencies of Thai The preference for Chinese-style art and architecture art are anything but minimalistic. As Justin McDaniel that was incorporated into the design...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 239–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
... that they represented a nent elements in paintings of traveling bullock carts; shared subject matter, which reveals a formalized genre. therefore, it is easy to overlook that the original place- Traditional Chinese titles attached to these paintings ment of this subject matter in the traditional Chinese commonly...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... a modish woman's handbag, a familiar yet resolutely modern object. 3 Figure 1. Pang Xunqin (Chinese, 1906–1985), “Women's Handbag,” Craft Art , 1941. Ink and gouache on paper, 38 × 29 cm. Collection of the Changshu Art Museum. Figure 1. Pang Xunqin (Chinese, 1906–1985), “Women's Handbag...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 October 2019
... on the southern and western sides of the ordination platform body and the small walls erected on the northern and eastern sides play the role of sīmantarikā . If we assume that monasteries in Chinese architectural tradition have a separate area for ordination, there could be two options for its layout...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Carolina at Chapel Hill ombs in ancient China have been the chief sources ‘‘underground wooden architecture in brick as it will Tfor the study of Chinese art because of the wealth be called in this paper, contrast significantly with older of burial goods, furnishings, figurines, murals, etc...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... at issue; among other things, they exude a feeling of extravagance and fantasy, which can be easily translated into an admiration for the Qianlong court that produced them. In the tradition of Chinese scroll painting, heavy colors were applied to figures and landscape but seldom to architecture...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... landscapes represent Vulture Peak, the sacred abode of Śākyamuni Buddha. Cave 209 shows how Lady Vaidehī—the protagonist of the Meditation Sutra—emerges as the first female viewer of landscape in Chinese art. Departing from the Meditation Sutra, painters at Dunhuang resituate Lady Vaidehī, the formerly...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 209–210.
Published: 01 October 2013
... interest in things Chinese was kindled by a friendship Daqian, Wu Zuoren, Guan Shanyue, Lin Fengmian, with fellow architecture student Wang Dahong, who Zhao Wuji, Huang Yongyu, Ding Cong, the sculptor many years later designed the Sun Yat-sen Memorial in Liu Kaiqu, and his personal favorite, Pang Xunqin...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the crucial link with the artistic traditions of Gandhara, India, and Persia in explicating the Chinese adaptation of a complex, foreign visual culture through the introduction of Buddhism. This essay reviews a number of significant publications on the art and archaeology of Kucha that have appeared...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and wholly Chinese in its architecture. To give the artists of the yuanben credit, they greatly enlivened the shores of Shen Yuan's reservoir-like body of water, adding a pavilion, a spit of land, and many more trees to hide the repetitive buildings along the road in the background, transforming the scene...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and international exhibitions, notably the formal gallery sessions and the informal discussions the 1935 International Exhibition of Chinese Art at the that spilled over into coffee breaks and meals, sharing Burlington House. Ma reminded us of the nineteen-foot their knowledge of the architecture and resident...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 39–52.
Published: 01 April 2005
... the technique of untrammelled strokes. these later historians provided Chinese painting history Besides these there are linear-executed landscapes, paintings with a preference for [including] architecture which refer to the North. with some equivalent to the European Renaissance, Shaping...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the reciprocity of the relationship between beyond the scheduled events. art and architecture, and regardless of the extent to A defining characteristic of the ‘‘Reflections of the which the architecture provocatively invites us to view Buddha’’ exhibition was that it self-consciously forced the objects in new...