1-3 of 3 Search Results for

axis mundi

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... structure and pictorial programs on hunping , this essay argues that they embody a binary structure comprising “heaven atop the axis mundi of Mount Kunlun” and the “underworld at the Yellow Springs.” In the third century, beliefs about “binary souls” changed. People in the south started to believe...
FIGURES | View All (24)
Journal Article
Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 25–59.
Published: 01 April 2017
... resembles but is not a colored photograph, arrived at a formal solution remarkably similar to Chotu's work ( Figure 18 ). This too has been organized around an implied axis mundi: it has the same frontality, artificial symmetry, and iconicity. 80 It too potently charges the royal image with affective...
FIGURES | View All (20)
Journal Article
Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 119–163.
Published: 01 October 2014
...: Kashiwa Shobo¯ , 1997), s.v. ‘‘Umayato no Miko the heart pillar, furthermore, functioned as the axis mundi 2. Nihon shoki (Chronicles of Japan), Tenji 9 that connected the relics of the Buddha, inserted into (670).4.30. Sakamoto Taro¯ et al., Nihon shoki, its underground stone foundation...