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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 April 2022
... title of the bottom book, which identifies it as The Story of the World's Literature by American author John Albert Macy, implies knowledge of foreign language and culture. 21 Even an object as seemingly unremarkable as the ink bottle signified modernity for consumers in 1930s China; whereas...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sunglim Kim Copyright © Asia Society 2014 Chaekgeori: Multi-Dimensional Messages in Late Joseon Korea sunglim kim Dartmouth College he rapid rise of consumer culture between the eigh...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the past with vernacular modernism to appeal to the urban consumer. Instead, source materials become foregrounded with an increasing precision regarding their historical authenticity and relationship to cultural heritage. Within the five remaining design proposals that comprised Lei Guiyuan's Old Forms...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the mirror photographs comes to life. While utilizing the technology and medium so revered and elemental to colonial systems of knowledge, the mirror photographs make a pointed commentary on attempts to assert static definitions of race and culture. The medium of photography, touted by the contemporary...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 257–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... this method, and hypothesizes an invention termed the component-model method of mirror manufacturing. Multiple transfers were performed on models and molds applied at different stages of the production process. The method was devised to satisfy the burgeoning needs of a growing number of consumers while...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
...: www.metmuseum.org. Figure 2. Detail of Figure 1 . Figure 2. Detail of Figure 1. To read the imagery of Boating by a Willow Bank as a painted poem is one way of considering the aesthetic of this Song fan. It allows us to feel the lyrical beauty of Southern Song visual culture by treating...
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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 (2023) 73 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the interconnectedness between the social, aesthetic, and cultural histories of colors. By examining the contexts in which these two paintings were produced, we can appreciate how the coloration denotes the socioeconomic impacts of indigo and colorful textiles. Although scholar-painters often championed the use of ink...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 61–82.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in population and prosperity. 11 The Jiangnan region, with its fertile farmland, local handicrafts, consumer culture, imperial patronage, and thriving publishing industry, especially flourished. 12 This yielded a disproportionate share of elite families, who vied with one another to maintain status...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 55–72.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of their firewood was ordered outside of Iwate Prefecture as a token of their support, but within a couple of years 90 percent was being consumed by the local residents, especially by the reconstruction workers, whose public bath houses are using the firewood to boil water. Haga emphasized that “the heart and mind...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 April 2007
... as- ing the mango water may also have conveyed to some a sumed the leadership of the Cultural Revolution and of sense of being medically treated or healed. Since the Bei- education was a fac¸ade behind which the People’s Liber- jing Textile Factory had consumed their mango, they ation Army, the most...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of The present study explores the cultural significance such benevolent wishes as shoushan May your life be of the motif by examining three official porcelain de- as everlasting as a mountain or changshou long signs on which it occurs. More specifically, it relates the life3 motif to the Ming imperial park...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and decoration of remarks in his insightful treatment of contemporary Thai a number of Bangkok monasteries during the first half religious and visual culture, ‘‘Generally, in Thai Buddhism of the nineteenth century forms a fascinating interlude ‘more is more’. Shrines . . . are sites of accretion...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 189–207.
Published: 01 October 2013
... may be, but there is little doubt that the frustrations, differences of race and culture that he encountered during disappointments, and yearnings expressed in this text the formative years of his travel and artistic maturation, bear a close relationship to the passions that propelled as well...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 October 2020
... The execution—economical in time and chary in the use of costly mineral pigments with hang tsön , time- and material-consuming with dzok tsön —can be called (more or less) informal and formal modes of painting, with the latter being closely tied to iconometry and iconometric themes. In fact, one might...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 April 2004
... into modern type- tives to bear on this visual material. In addition, Screech face, has prompted an array of scholarly explorations of this has selected a broad array of anecdotal materials from newly accessible area of Edo-period culture. During the Edo-period sources to support his exploration...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 October 2021
... wants to “shift the location of desire” away from image producers and consumers and instead focus on “the images themselves,” it is my belief that much can be revealed by paying very close attention to the languages—both pictorial and textual—chosen for the relatively public space of a temple wall...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 117–137.
Published: 01 October 2015
... in its dialectic relationship to Chinese imperial culture. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Chinese calligraphy Wang Xizhi (303–ca. 361) Qianlong Emperor Song Huizong Dong Qichang Xingrangtie Ritual to Pray for Good Harvest imperial culture seals colophons authenticity letters copy...
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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 (2016) 66 (2): 213–238.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Oliver Statler woodblock prints The Ligneous Aesthetic of the Postwar So¯ saku Hanga Movement and American Perspectives on the Modern Japanese Culture of Wood bert winther-tamaki University...