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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 April 2018
... nonmilitary architecture in the form of memorials demonstrate the deep connections between the architecture of the Deccan sultanates and that of the early Marathas. Copyright © 2018 Asia Society 2018 Early modern architecture Deccan sultanates Marathas From the sixteenth through the mid-seventeenth...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ellen Huang Abstract This article examines the phenomenon of yaobian 窯變, or kiln transformations, in late imperial and early modern China as material epistemology and material practice. By providing a genealogical analysis of documentations of yaobian in late imperial texts spanning the twelfth...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2016) 66 (2): 213–238.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Remain (D), in the late wood would seem to play into a depreciating contrast 1950s–early 1960s (Fig. 7). This print was apparently with industrial materials associated with modernized or created by embedding irregularly shaped pieces of wood advanced nations. Nevertheless, to their credit, Michener in...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
... War byōbu (folding screens) emaki (picture handscrolls) Tōfukumon'in Due to the modern perception that the Heike monogatari 平家物語 (the Tale of the Heike ) 1 is a warrior chronicle ( gunki monogatari 軍記物語), the majority of previous scholarship on Heike paintings has been devoted to battle...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2004) 54 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 April 2004
...A. Patel Copyright © Asia Society 2004 Toward Alternative Receptions of Ghurid Architecture in North India (Late Twelfth-Early Thirtheenth Century CE)t A. PATEL UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR It remains uncontroverted that the Shansabanis established which enmeshed northern India...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2018) 68 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Yu-jen Liu Abstract This article explores how the category “Chinese art” was articulated and consolidated in the early twentieth century by focusing on Stephen Bushell's Chinese Art , the first book in English defined in terms of this category. Bushell's monograph highlights the intercultural...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Robert DeCaroli Abstract Visitors to early (second century bce –fifth century ce ) Buddhist monastic sites across South Asia encountered prominent figural images of nāga s, serpent-like beings who were believed to be closely connected to water and rainfall. Such images are commonly identified as...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... adapted it to serve a wide variety of ends. Copyright © 2018 Asia Society 2018 que Chang'an immortality funerary tower palace tomb power The development of walled cities was a central aspect of the consolidation of state power in early China, and the architectural structures of walled cities...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 107–126.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Burglind Jungmann Copyright © Asia Society 2011 Sin Sukju’s Record on the Painting Collection of Prince Anpyeong and Early Joseon Antiquarianism burglind jungmann University of California, Los Angeles...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
... early vehicles were ukiyo-e woodblock prints and Rinpa paintings. This homology operated chiefly at a formal level, with the appropriated objects accorded a degree of modernity not always granted the Japanese artists themselves. With collage, however, the dynamic was different: it is one thing to note...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2017) 67 (1): 25–59.
Published: 01 April 2017
... royal authority in a colonial idiom parallel those of Rahim and Chotu. 20 Scholars of religious and princely architecture have also been teasing out the complex entanglements of premodern and modern values in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to show that the old did not simply give...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 209–236.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ignacio Adriasola Abstract This essay addresses three key moments in the history of Japan's representation at the Venice Biennale: the introduction of “Japanese art” in the early stages of the exposition's development, in the late nineteenth century; Japan's official participation in the postwar...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
... dating to the early Western Han through the end of the Eastern Han and extending into the immediate post-Han period. The typology of the pendant and its surface decoration are analyzed. This type of jade pendant resurfaced in the Song dynasty, but its most significant resurgence is during the Ming and...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 April 2016
....8 There is questions, however. Although most modern scholars agree no evidence that Li Gonglin’s narrative mode continued 26 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART Fig. 1. Attributed to Qiao Zhongchang (China, active early 12th century), Illustration to the Second Prose Poem on the Red Cliff...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
... thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, with attention given to the aesthetic, political, and social nostalgia of the Song-Yuan transition, which continues to flavor the reception of these images down to the present day. Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 huashan wearable art art collecting in China...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Florina H. Capistrano-Baker Abstract The commercial success of American merchant houses in Canton (present-day Guangzhou, China) and Manila (Philippines) brought extraordinary wealth to New England in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, along with sophisticated tastes for Asian...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 117–137.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Martin Kern Abstract The essay explores the history of one of the most celebrated pieces of Chinese calligraphy, an early Tang tracing copy of Ritual to Pray for Good Harvest (Xingrangtie) by Wang Xizhi (303–ca. 361). The Tang paper slip with its fifteen characters is merely 8.9 cm wide but...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2016) 66 (2): 239–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Wen-Chien Cheng Abstract This paper is a study of Song dynasty panche tu (paintings of traveling bullock carts), a unique genre combining elements of jiehua (paintings requiring the aid of measuring tools), landscape, and genre art. As early as the Five Dynasties, bullock carts were represented in...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
... surrounding fac¸ade walls into the appear- irrelevance of our modern expectations regarding finish. ance of a lavishly decorated mansion (Fig. 3). The fact During the reign of the Traiku¯ taka dynasty in the late that the sculpting of the interior pillars had already begun 5th and early 6th centuries, the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2003) 53 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 April 2003
... painting—of the late medieval compiled the monumental five-volume series Rinpa Kaiga and early modern periods, but he will undoubtedly be Zenshn (The Collected Works of Rimpa; 1977-8o),Yamane's remembered for his work on the Rinpa school, particularly Rinpa framework was orthodoxy, and his disciples...