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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 1–24.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Mia Yinxing Liu Abstract This paper examines Lang Jingshan's landscape photography in its historical and political contexts. Tracing Lang's oeuvre from Shanghai to Chongqing to Taiwan, it also studies how the pictures were commissioned, made, and perceived. I argue that Lang's photographic art...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 April 2016
... actual site, as well as the contemporary colophons, all point to a memorial function for the scroll. The early provenance of this handscroll indicates that Liang Shicheng, the eunuch at Emperor Huizong's court, was the one who commissioned it. The painting bears witness to the appropriation of the Li...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2014) 64 (1): 59–73.
Published: 01 April 2014
... one of the best-known examples of ings as well.1 This is particularly true in relation to a a series depicting a Tibetan Buddhist incarnation lineage. number of works commissioned at the well-known Ngor Evam Choden Monastery (ngor e waM chos ldan...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 April 2011
... diminutive relief sculptures. In the Rajput and Mara¯tha¯ traditions a newly as- ˙ cended king commissions his late father’s chatrı¯ in the Fig. 3. Chatrı¯ of Maha¯ ra¯ ja¯ Jayaji Rao Scindia (r. 1843–1886). dynastic...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University n 1814 a resident of Edo 江戸 named Uematsu Cho¯bei Fudo¯ Myo¯o¯, the Immovable King of Light (Acalana¯tha).3 I (dates unknown) commissioned from the Actors in the family still use the house name ‘‘Naritaya’’ ukiyo-e print artist Utagawa...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2001) 52 (1): 5–6.
Published: 01 April 2001
... recent discoveries, reflections on scholarly trends, respons- reviews. Reviews will be commissioned, but proposals to es to other authors, remarks on noteworthy contributions review specific exhibitions are welcome. (Specifications for of individuals or institutions, or observations on anything such...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
... meaning and about the emperor’s motivations for repeat Iother than formal court or ritual ancestor portraits, commissions.1 offer a unique glimpse of the depicted ruler in addition Although the various iterations of the composition to physical appearance. Unburdened by the abiding con- have all been...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 47–67.
Published: 01 April 2012
... various events, overlooks are questions regarding the artist’s particular and documentary paintings. On private commissions, interests and concerns in producing the painting. What too, the subject and format of the paintings were usually motivated him to paint this scroll and present it to his...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2010
... politically nefarious. In this study we shall for good reason. But the structures commissioned by see that the most relevant religious conflict was not the Pallava patrons continued in existence, and through between Hinduism and Islam, but between votaries of the following centuries they attracted later...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Mughals. It is therefore not surprising that the architectural expression of the early Maratha state was similar to that of the sultanates. There are few traces of the architecture commissioned or patronized by Shivaji's forefathers, but two sets of commemorative buildings survive; attributed as the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2004) 54 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 April 2004
... day, Hu Zongxian commissioned Xu Wei to write the text articulate theories of art and literature that emphasized that commemorated all officials and troops who had died immediate self-expression as the primary purpose of cre- in battle with the pirates:5 At the end of the year, Xu ative...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2013) 63 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 April 2013
... multi- sionalization. Membership advertisements asserted that lingual legibility through carefully chosen stamps and 90 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART storefront signs. The Nanjing Guwan Shangdian Shanghai residents, work on commission for other dealers, kept a signboard touting ‘‘The Nanking...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with the text is corroborated by his previous contribution to a set of Heike picture scrolls in 1628. 66 The content of that set is not recorded, but it probably covered the entire Heike story rather than focusing on several episodes. 67 Nor does Tokiyoshi record who commissioned the 1628...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
... land. Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 hell Enma Ten Kings Daigoji Sen'yōmon-in gyakushū (preemptive funerals) Jizō Bodhisattva In 1223 Sen'yōmon-in 宣陽門院 (1181–1252), the sixth daughter of the retired emperor Go-Shirakawa 後白河法皇 (1127–1192), commissioned a worship hall...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2013) 63 (1): 103–129.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to ‘‘transform the present into the past and limited to, the commissioning or endorsement of paint- the past into the present’’ by embracing the ‘‘allure of ings, statues, and structures meant to impose onto the folk objects5 Then there is the Lee Seung-taek whose public imagination a view of the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2003) 53 (1): 54–70.
Published: 01 April 2003
... commissioned to execute portraits of nawabs, tinctly native aspects of painting. Further confounding the influenced the aesthetic imagination of the elites. These borrowed norms of the landscape is the crescent formed British artists were emulated by Indian artists who, in by the rolled-up drape, which...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2003) 53 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 April 2003
... context within which artworks were commissioned, pro- duced, consumed, and interpreted.5 Focus first shifted from the creativity ascribed to the artist/craftsman to the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Yakushi because, unlike the principal image, their hands seriously ill, and Empress Ko¯ myo¯ (invoking Yakushi are not in abhaya-varada mudra¯ combination, but to restore him to health) commissioned the building of instead are clasped together before their chests, which Shin Yakushiji and the making...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 October 2017
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2007) 57 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 April 2007
...- commissioning of such copies is believed to generate re- gious rather than aesthetic.19 ligious merit. Forty years after Yashiro’s essay Buddhologist Ber- Although the compositions produced by shabutsu nard Faure wrote an article entitled ‘‘The Buddhist Icon are based upon preexisting...