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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 (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 (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
... desires of being Islamicate, but the milieu of the Deccan sultanates was hegemonic. The early modern Deccan was culturally rich and religiously pluralistic, with a shared visual repertoire of architectural forms. Therefore, in conception, execution, and ornament, the architecture of the early Marathas...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 October 2021
... from Ari Singh II to Fateh Singh. In fact, one might 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...
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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
... and lived in such transnational spaces. The “Court and Company” gallery showcases the connections between South Asia and the world in the early modern and colonial periods through various materials such as textiles, ivories, and furniture. This gallery makes clear that the notion of a Cabinet...
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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 (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in modern and contemporary Chinese art entailed much more than the pejorative connotation as a judgment of evacuated aesthetic value. 7 Under the ideological conditions of early socialist and Reform-era China, the significance of decoration, a project both intellectual and industrial that was partially...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
... (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 pictures...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., given the hegemony of American modernist painting in the 1960s as well as the vociferous backlash against early forays into comparative discussions of Western modernism, 93 the type of project Kōmoto suggests could not be entertained until quite recently. The comparison intersects not only...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
...: The Making of Courtly Culture in al-Andalus and Provence, 1005–1134 A.D. The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World 15. Leiden : Brill , 2002 . Shāh Ni‘matullāh Valī . Dīvān-i Shāh Ni‘matullāh Valī . Tehran : Mu'assasah-i intishārāt-i nigāh , 1996 . Shalem, Avinoam . “ Bi'r al-Waraqa...
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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
... from collapse. 65 As with modernization movements throughout the globe in the early twentieth century, what was modern was defined against an inadequate and antiquated past. Thereafter it became increasingly rare to valorize the deteriorated material remnants of the past. Preference was given...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 51–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
... 石濤 [Shitao]. Tokyo : Chūō Bijtsushi , 1926 . Hay, Jonathan . Shitao: Painting and Modernity in Early Qing China . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2001 . He, Yu 何煜 , ed. Neiwubu guwu chenliesuo shuhua mulu 內務部古物陳列所書畫目錄 [Palace Works Department's Antiquities Display...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2003
...." ern India during the eleventh and twelfth centuries,i4 had I am convinced by the temples' inscriptions, geograph- urban centers of authority at Tafijavar and Uraiyur (with- ic distribution, and architectural diversity that temple in the city limits of modern Tirucirapalli) in the early...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... seen in early modern Chinese genre painting, 8 which, together with the classroom scene, throws light on how the painters of the 1737 Qingming painting designed the narrative units by integrating details from their database of genre paintings. Figure 9. ( Top ) Attributed to Qiu Ying...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Early Modern Japan: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Kominz, The Stars Who Created Kabuki: Their Lives, vol. 12, no. 2 (2004), and idem, Faith and Power in Japa- Loves and Legacy (New York: Kodansha International, nese Buddhist Art 1600–2005 (Honolulu: University of 1997), p. 93. Information about...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and the he suggests three points in which shunga differed from the art-book section of bookstores and labelling as pornogra- norms of early modern European pornography" (p. 185). phy the similar but less "artistic" imagery sold outside of Despite these caveats, Screech not only uses pornography culturally...