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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 this...
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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. in...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 191-214.
Published: 01 October 2018
... China. He then breaks down Chinese art into chapters titled “Sculpture,” “Architecture,” “Bronze,” “Carving in Wood, Ivory, Rhinoceros Horn, etc.,” “Lacquer,” and “Carving in Jade and Other Hard Stones.” The narration continues in volume 2 with chapters titled “Pottery and Porcelain,” “Glass,” “Enamels...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153-185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... 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 and...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 1-42.
Published: 01 April 2008
... times, bespeaks an aware- In the present-day study of Chinese architecture pe- ness of, and pride in, both regional and historical distinc- riodization has primarily followed traditional dynastic tions within an overarching Sinitic mode of monumental categories. We can understand this as a...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121-154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... envisioned to suit a modish woman's handbag, a familiar yet resolutely modern object. 3 The development of Pang Xunqin's Chinese Designs 中國圖案集 (1939) and Craft Art 工藝美術 (1941) alongside Lei Guiyuan's Porcelain Designs 瓷器設計稿 (1939) stands at a critical juncture in the history of modern design in...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 39-52.
Published: 01 April 2005
.... 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 this, ultimately, is the [Yuan] imitation of...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43-57.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sarah Laursen; Donna Strahan Copyright © Asia Society 2014 Art and Technology in a Chinese Gold Cicada Plaque sarah laursen Middlebury College donna...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 17-33.
Published: 01 April 2005
...James Cahill Copyright © Asia Society 2005 Some Thoughts on the History and Post-History of Chinese Painting JAMES CAHILL EMERITUS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY (Note:This is a shortened form of the Haley Lecture deliv- paintings, to mean that Chinese painting underwent...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 139-179.
Published: 01 October 2015
... interest in the vision cult of Wutai Shan's resident deity Mañjuśrī is displayed in the building of the three monasteries, which were all modelled after famed temples at Wutai Shan. An investigation of the ritual, architectural, and artistic productions surrounding the three monasteries reveals the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 237-256.
Published: 01 October 2017
... luxury goods. Among the least studied objects from this period are export paintings of Asian inhabitants, costumes, and occupations by Chinese and Filipino artists that are now in various American and Asian collections. It is my contention that many export watercolors attributed to Filipino artists are...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 61-82.
Published: 01 April 2017
...De-Nin D. Lee Abstract Whereas texts on painting by Chinese literati have had a profound impact on art history, women's writings are almost unknown. This article examines poems by the Qing-dynasty poet-painter Luo Qilan (b. 1755), using her as a case study to argue for a literatae tradition in...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187-212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... assumptions 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 (2019) 69 (1): 21-53.
Published: 01 April 2019
... benefits and even directed prayers for salvation. In addition, this essay shows that the architectural and spatial settings in which Enma was placed influenced the understanding of his varied functions, and ultimately enabled his refiguration as a salvific deity who had the power to grant birth in a Buddha...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215-232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... architecture, cave temples of Kucha represent 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. As an integral component of the so-called Liangzhou model that came to...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 25-49.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Lei Xue Abstract The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's Illustration to the Second Prose Poem on the Red Cliff, attributed to Qiao Zhongchang, has been long celebrated as a major achievement of early Chinese literati painting. Nevertheless, the lifelike portraiture of Su Shi and the depiction of an...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73-101.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Ankeney Weitz Abstract Chinese painted fans from the Song dynasty survive in relatively large numbers owing to the protective brocade mounts in which later collectors placed them. At the time of their initial production, however, fan paintings were meant to be held in the hand and worn on the body...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1-19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... on a cultivated and highly public relationship with Buddhist-friendly nāga s. Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 Nāga Buddhist architecture rock-cut architecture water regulation rain-making rituals In 1868, as part of the Meiji-era reforms aimed at dividing Shinto practices from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 1-24.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., often considered to be unoriginal and conservative or utopian escapism removed from reality, has in fact engaged with the political and historical turmoil of the times. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Lang Jingshan Pictorialism Chinese photography jijin composite photography landscape art...