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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Hobsbawm's insight, a kind of “invented tradition,” a fictional history of practice and artifact that runs as some thought it ought to have, rather than as it did. By looking into all the three major components of forgeries in early modern China that are referenced throughout Zhang Taijie's catalog—(1...
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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 (2023) 73 (2): 201–232.
Published: 01 October 2023
... correlate the issue of format metamorphosis with the increasing ekphrasis in the painting treatises and catalogs compiled in early-modern and modern China to understand image, format, and discourse in a trilateral framework. Figure 4. Cloudy Peaks and The Landscape in the Manner of Dong Yuan...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the Brooklyn kalamkari represents a uniquely cosmopolitan worldview from early-seventeenth-century South India. In this essay I discuss the makings of this particular worldview in the context of early modern processes of globalization and state-formation. By engaging with the work of Indologists Johan Huizinga...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Steffani Bennett Abstract The monk-painter Sesshū Tōyō (1420–ca. 1506) is among the most heralded of Japanese artists. This reputation is due in large part to his heroization in art-historical texts of the early modern period. Earlier scholarly emphasis on Sesshū's artistic individualism has...
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Archives of Asian Art (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 (2018) 68 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 April 2018
... India .” In Surprising Bedfellows: Hindus and Muslims in Medieval and Early Modern India , edited by Sushil Mittal , 11 – 29 . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2003 . Gordon, Stewart . The Marathas: 1600–1818 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1993 . Green, Nile . Indian...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 April 2022
... such polychrome ornamentation was desirable in early China, reconciling those motives with our quite different modern sensibilities. amiller@southwestern.edu © 2022 Asia Society 2022 Bronze vessels lacquer oil paint binding media early China history of color inlay technical art history...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 October 2021
... argue that the consistency of this calendar, which uses lunar months and solar sidereal years, hints at an aspiration among successive mahārāṇā s to instill in governance a spirit of rational and standardized order, an indication of early modernity. Two little-known scrolls from Mewar establish...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 119–149.
Published: 01 October 2020
... context, in early modern Japanese woodblock prints, as Julie Nelson Davis has shown. The texts and images of beauties created by Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿 (ca. 1753–1806) are strategically employed to make the audience believe that they are given privileged access to the “reality” of various women's lives...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 151–171.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of U.S. ivory consumption. https://americanhistory.si.edu/elephants-and-us . 77. Bridges, “Kongo Ivories.” 78. Chaiklin, “Ivory in Early Modern Ceylon,” 57 . 79. The Walters Art Gallery has multiple educational programs on ivory, including a conservation window through which...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 April 2003
...—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 had set...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 35–37.
Published: 01 April 2005
... and the fluores- Although Cahill offers a refreshing debunking of tired ideas cence of eighteenth-century urban painters who followed about "brushwork" and "self-expression," the canonical in his wake, as well as the intimations of early modernism masters of the literati tradition continue to steal the show...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 107–143.
Published: 01 October 2023
... many years in Afghanistan based in the city of Kabul, Babur eventually led incursions into Hindustan and, having vanquished the Delhi sultan Ibrahim Lodi (r. 1517–1526) in 1526 at the Battle of Panipat, established what grew into the dominant early modern power in the Indian subcontinent and later...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... Sekigahara kassenzu 関ヶ原合戦図 ( Paintings of the Battle of Sekigahara ). Tokyo : Chūō Kōronsha , 1980 . Lillehoj, Elizabeth . Art and Palace Politics in Early Modern Japan, 1580s–1680s . Leiden : Brill , 2011 . Lillehoj, Elizabeth . “ Tōfukumon'in: Empress, Patron, and Artist .” Woman's Art...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 9 From the nascent beginnings of Western-style art pedagogy in Chinese-run schools in 1904, starting with the gold, wood, bamboo, and lacquer craft courses offered at Liangjiang High School in Nanjing, to the full-fledged founding of modern art...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
... visual culture has been treated as a rich archive for modernist appropriation. 24 Among the most prominent 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...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and Textile Studies 2. London : Hali , 1986 . Based on the special sessions of the 4th International Conference on Oriental Carpets, London , 1983 . Robinson, Cynthia . In Praise of Song: The Making of Courtly Culture in al-Andalus and Provence, 1005–1134 A.D. The Medieval and Early Modern...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 155–163.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of Choso˘ n period. He participated early twentieth century), in Han’guksa insik kwa yo˘ ksa in So˘hwa hyo˘phoe, a leading painting and calligraphy circle. iron (Perception of Korean history As one of the five masters of modern seal carving, O also and theories of history), ed. Kim Yongso˘ p kyosu cho...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2020
... on a style of mark-making that aimed to be technical rather than gestural. Looking back from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, shuanggou was understood as presaging the drafting methods later implemented in engineering schools during the modernizing reforms of late Qing-dynasty China...
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