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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Pia Brancaccio Copyright © Asia Society 2014 Looking to the West: Stone Molds and Foreign Visual Models in Satavahana Material Culture (First–Second Century ce) pia brancaccio...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
...-known as their counterparts in Dunhuang, the complexes at Kizil and Kumutra, among others, have preserved equally invaluable material evidence of the vibrant interchange of goods, ideas, and cultural practices that took place across the entire region in the first millennium. These sites represent...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michele Matteini Abstract In the late 1770s Weng Fanggang (1733–1818) initiated what would become a defining feature of High Qing cultural and social life: ceremonies in honor of Su Shi's birthday. These elaborate, collective rituals took place yearly in Weng's Beijing residence and centered...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 276–280.
Published: 01 October 2022
... tu.” 16. Fan and Hu, “Rang gaoxin jishu wei shiku kaogu fuwu” ; Fraser, “Introduction to the Material Culture of Dunhuang Buddhism.” 17. Cai, “Chongding mogaoku gejia bianhao duizhao biao shuoming dunhuang yanjiu.” Works Cited Barthes, Roland . Camera Lucida...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... is authenticity. 73 Similarly, other studies of Qing-dynasty material culture often rely on a perceptive concept of fictive surface to describe the nature of lustrous striated glazes on three-dimensional objects. 74 In both approaches, the focus on illusion implies a discoverable reality residing below...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
...,” Craft Art, 1941. Ink and gouache on paper, 38 × 29 cm. Collection of the Changshu Art Museum. Rehabilitating China's material culture preoccupied displaced intellectuals as they returned to their homes in the late 1940s. In 1948, on the eve of the Communist capture of Beijing, Shen Congwen...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 151–171.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and the complexities of the Christian arts of Asia through the variety in cultures, materials, stories, and visual traditions. Typically one would expect this only in a special exhibition, but with this tiny permanent gallery of 201 square meters, the splendor and the complexities of the Christian arts of Asia...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and material culture in early North India. More specifically, attention to expressions of an irenic Śaivism enables us to contextualize one of Daśapura's most famous, yet enigmatic, works of art: an ithyphallic male figure depicted with a double phallus ( liṅga ) ( Figure 1 ). Discovered at a site called...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
... collé . 59 In further contrast to Cubist papier collé , all of the constituent elements of tsugigami are materially identical as paper, albeit within a cultural context that was particularly discerning of the quality and ornamentation of this medium. Scholars distinguish between three distinct...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 191–209.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of material culture. India brought together nine ‘‘distinguished craftsmen’’ To create the Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts at from all over India for a three-week demonstration of the Bharat Bhavan, Swaminathan and teams of students their skills with stone, wood, bronze, marble, textiles, recruited from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Gyunphel Parkhang , 1972 . Kapstein, Matthew . The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2000 . Kieschnick, John . The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 October 2018
... exposure to the antiquarian milieu in Beijing in the latter half of the nineteenth century made him a connoisseur of Chinese artifacts. 8 His personal experiences in China, firsthand encounters with the locals, and intimacy with the native value system informing Chinese material culture lent him...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
... interpretative approaches to these circular paintings ignore the essential materiality of the painted object and limit our investigation of Song visual culture as a whole. I build on Wu Hung's observation that “a painting must be understood both as an image-bearing object and as a pictorial image...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 81–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., polychromy, and gilding. 26.7 Â 66.7 Â 30.5 cm. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt. Acc. no. 1931.9. Photograph by Sam Fentress. during the Joseon period, but also that Joseon artisans, material culture throughout Asia. However, the recent especially in the area...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 213–238.
Published: 01 October 2016
... essence of the material of the wood itself. Asian people and culture into a fossilized past. Michener and Statler encouraged and celebrated with enthusiasm James A. Michener and Oliver Statler: Japanese printmakers’ adventuresome...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to Beijing, late Joseon Korea shared in the un- Third, we will see how the shift of Joseon society precedented ascent of a new consumer culture.2 While away from Confucian material restraints toward a the scale of the new materialism in Korea did not match consumer society impacted the nature and purpose...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 155–179.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to the point of a craze. 11 Old and new elites, seeking self-definition, pursued these activities as a means of acquiring cultural capital. The culture of connoisseurship in the late Ming transcended the material, obliging not only the appreciation of art and artifacts, but also the collection of intangible...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... concerning the Sutra , his writings constitute an important body of material through which to understand the visual and ritual culture of that scripture, including Baodingshan's Cave of Perfect Enlightenment. Figure 4. Inscriptions, northwest wall, passageway leading to Baodingshan cave 29 (Cave...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 April 2021
... study for an object biography, which breaks down the privileged status usually afforded an artwork to allow examination from several different perspectives. Cultural biography, and more specifically object biography, has found wide use in anthropological/archaeological studies and Buddhist material...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the architectural forms of early cities shaped early Chinese material and visual culture more broadly. Investigating these mechanisms raises the problem of how to understand the cultural meanings of architectural forms when surviving textual sources provide only limited information. One possible solution has...
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