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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2001) 52 (1): 83–104.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Sherry Fowler Copyright © Asia Society 2001 Shifting Identities in Buddhist Sculpture: Who's Who in the Muro-ji KonclO* SHERRY FOWLER UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS As one of the rare structures preserving both architecture Juichimen (Eleven-headed) Kannon Bosatsu (S: and...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sunkyung Kim Copyright © Asia Society 2009 Contesting the Lost Land, New Land, and Pure Land: Buddhist Steles of Seventh-Century Korea sunkyung kim University of Southern...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2007) 57 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 April 2007
...John D. Szostak Copyright © Asia Society 2006 Two Paths to the Pure Land: The Niga-byakudo¯ Theme and the Modernist Buddhist Art of Hada Teruo john d. szostak...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
...A. F. Howard; Rob Linrothe; Amy McNair Copyright © Asia Society 2010 Exhibition Review: Buddhist Sculpture from China: Selections from the Xi’an Beilin Museum, Fifth through Ninth Centuries, China Institute Gallery, New York City (2007...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 April 2012
... audience for museums, the the work’s afterlife and some objects, such as the left Pulitzer sought to situate the museum and Buddhist art hand of Amita¯bha, can pass through several distinct as agents for positive social change.2 phases or episodes. The participants discussed the signif- Alongside social...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 81–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
... familiar with this exhibition of Catherine Roche (University of Washington), Yueni Buddhist art or the Foundation and its Tadao Ando¯ – Zhong (University of California, Berkeley). Discussants designed headquarters and exhibition space opened in were Catherine Becker (University of Illinois at Chicago...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... Curiously, this pairing is absent from any of the Buddhist sutras associated with the two. This article argues that texts were a starting point rather than an end point for the establishment of the Thousand-armed Mañjuśrī's iconographic characteristics, and that the pairing of the two deities is crucial for...
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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 2017) 67 (1): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Sonya Rhie Quintanilla Abstract This essay proposes a chronology of sculptural embellishment at the recently excavated Buddhist stūpa at Kanaganahalli in the state of Karnataka in southwestern India. Included is the interpretation of caption inscriptions as later additions, applied during the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Aurelia Campbell Abstract This paper focuses on Miaoyinsi, a Buddhist temple in Yongdeng County, Gansu province, at the Sino-Tibetan frontier. Miaoyinsi was constructed by the Mongolian Lu family, who governed this region beginning in the fifteenth century under the hereditary title tusi...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 107–151.
Published: 01 April 2016
... erroneous and proposes new identifications for these Buddhist sages. This paper modifies the well-accepted scholarly opinion that the album is a “free fabrication of absurdities” and shows that Wu Bin, a devoted jushi (Buddhist layman) of the late Ming dynasty, correctly visualized the methods of...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jessica Lee Patterson Abstract Reverse glass paintings, a form of Chinese export art, were extensively traded in the nineteenth century. Several examples are on display in prominent Thai Buddhist monasteries in Bangkok. King Nangklao of Siam, Rama III, encouraged Sino-Siamese trade that brought...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
... monoliths exist at some forty-five sites, created by Buddhists, Hindus, and Jains over a span of a thousand years. And to those accustomed to the modern concept of finish, half of this vast range of rock-cut monuments appears incomplete. No doubt explanations revolving around singular historical circum...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 139–179.
Published: 01 October 2015
... crafting of a distinct Manchu Imperial Buddhist identity centered on Qianlong himself as the apparition of Mañjuśrī at Wutai Shan. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Manchu Buddhism the Qianlong emperor Wutai Shan Baodi Si Baoxiang Si Xiang Shan Shuxiang Si Chengde Mañjuśrī Tibetan Buddhism...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 57–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... traditions as well as contemporaneous sculptural representations and textual sources relating to the ritual practices involving books, this study suggests that a book was conceived and designed as a temple in Indic context. Taking innovative design strategies of twelfth-century Buddhist manuscripts as a...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2016
...M. B. Rajani Abstract Historical records suggest that Nalanda was a Buddhist monastery of considerable repute with immense physical dimensions, which remained in existence from the fourth/fifth century until at least the end of the twelfth. This study investigates the area around Nalanda for...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Rob Linrothe Abstract This essay argues that the design strategies of the murals in the Akaniṣṭha Shrine, the top-floor shrine at Tāranātha's Takden Phuntsokling, were intended to provoke in the viewer a type of absorption compatible with Tibetan Buddhist values. This would have been in line with...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... insist on the fundamental irrelevance of all media save the mind itself. Such a notion points to the need to develop a specifically Buddhist theory of images, media, and minds. Copyright © 2018 Asia Society 2018 Yuanjuedong repentance Zongmi medium Belting image anthropology Unlike the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Sonya S. Lee Abstract Kucha was one of the major political powers and cultural centers along the ancient Silk Road, home to a great number of Buddhist cave temples that have survived from the time of their creation sometime between the third century and the eighth. Although they are not as well...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Miriam Chusid Abstract By the thirteenth century in Japan, King Enma (Sanskrit: Yama-rāja) had become a familiar deity in the Buddhist pantheon. Largely understood as the judge of one's past deeds, Enma's position as one king in a series of ten was common knowledge, and offerings made to him, as...