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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... triangular relationship between illusion, matter, and the mind that is thematized in the cave and in liturgies like that by Zongmi. Engaging with Hans Belting's recent work on image anthropology, this essay concludes by suggesting that the cave, its source texts, and related repentance rituals collectively...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jeehee Hong Copyright © Asia Society 2013 Exorcism from the Streets to the Tomb: An Image of the Judge and Minions in the Xuanhua Liao Tomb No. 7 jeehee hong Syracuse University...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Chinese objects and images to nineteenth-century Siam. The ideals of accretion and abundance characteristic of Thai Buddhism and the sinophilia of Rama III facilitated the construction of “Chinese-style” Thai temples. Glass paintings with scenes of the Pearl River Delta, Romance of the Three Kingdoms...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 April 2013
... lineage of older temples founded by Rinchen the Lonpo (hereditary minister) of Karsha, were unable Zangpo.15 It refers to him not with the honorific title of to identify images at Karsha which, I argue, also depict Changsem but only as the Sherab Zangpo of To¨ d (stod), Sherab Zangpo. I believe the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 April 2009
... political acts of temple de- architectural reuse in the context of Islamic state forma- secration and of image reconsecration by non-Islamic tion and expansion in South Asia. kings. He thereby began the process of contextualiz- Such an unfaltering gaze on the part of lay and ing the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 191–209.
Published: 01 October 2014
... small brass, iron, or isolation—and was one of the chief architects in de- and terracotta images at its base. ‘‘What else are they but fining tribal rights in India.11 An activist-anthropologist, minimal and environmental sculpture Swaminathan he consistently critiqued the modernist view of tribal...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 119–149.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the inky wetness of the foreground, where branches bearing pink flowers intersect above rocks. Ultimately, it is to those flowers that the figure seems to cast her gaze. By picturing a woman in a moment of preoccupation, and thereby implying her obliviousness to the spying gaze, the image allows the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., Box #24, Field Museum Archives. 98. Field Museum, Dept. of Anthropology, File P. 99. Minneapolis Institute of Art, Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury 50.46.371 (6.99 x 6.35 x 0.64 cm); and Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury 50.46.329 (5.4 x 0.48 x 5.72 cm). 100. Salmony, Carved Jade...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... design is revealed in his depiction of another common cosmological symbol in Han tomb imagery: the conjoined siblings Fuxi and Nüwa. Removing their usual iconographical symbolism of protractor and compass in favor of a simplified image of them holding aloft perfect circles of the sun and moon, the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2018
... occasion to advance the scroll. 112. Sakomura, Poetry as Image , 39 . 113. More vertical and planar media include single-panel standing screens ( tsuitate 衝立), folding screens ( byōbu 屏風), and sliding doors ( fusuma 襖). One must also consider clothing, standing cloth screens ( kichō 几帳...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 April 2019
... painters and poets of his entourage in order to project an image of the Su Studio as a space conceived for diligent study and unexpected encounters. 30 In his writings he lists about ten paintings of the Su Studio by artists as different as Luo Ping, Min Zhen, Qian Kai 錢楷 (d. 1812), and Shen Zongqian 沈宗...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... image function not only on the level of semantics, but also through “illocutionary repetition.” 68 Likewise, fired ceramics, rather than being an easily decipherable symbol, offered the opportunity to reflect on the problem of meaning, particularly in a society containing multiple language systems...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 151–171.
Published: 01 October 2020
... have held a rosary 42 or a flower (rose or lily), 43 which we see in other images of Mary from the same time period. One is tempted to wonder whether the posture of the arm indicates that it held the “do not fear” hand gesture often seen on Buddhist sculptures. Although the local ivory carver...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... Images and inscriptions on the Han-dynasty funerary towers of Liu Kuan, Song-dynasty illustration reproduced in Lixu . From Hong, Lixu , 359. Figure 16. Images and inscriptions on the Han-dynasty funerary towers of Liu Kuan, Song-dynasty illustration reproduced in Lixu. From Hong, Lixu, 359...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 1974,0617,0.11.12); the other, a painting in the Witsen Album listing Indian rulers (Rijksmuseum RP-T-00–3186–46). Such a provenance for the only images of the founder of the Maratha kingdom perhaps implies a lack of artistic patronage under the early Marathas, unless some of the Ragamala paintings attributed to...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 165–190.
Published: 01 October 2014
... the imagination, not to documenting objective fact. That is, Liu while discussing sketching in terms of look- ing (kan 看) and recording (ji 記) as objective processes, noted: ‘‘in collecting images it’s most important to rely on those that are accumulated every day in an ordinary way, so that as...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 117–137.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Rarities Hall (Sanxi tang fatie), 1747–50. After Robert E. Harrist Jr., “A Letter from Wang Hsi-chih and the Culture of Chi­nese Calligraphy,” in The Embodied Image: Chi­nese Calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection, ed. Robert E. Harrist Jr. and Wen C. Fong (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 April 2009
... mantled, the divine image adorning the lintel˙ of the ma- Kadwa¯ha¯ indicates that the monastic community con- tha’s entrance was disfigured, and several new religious tinued to thrive well into the thirteenth century, and ˙structures, including a mosque and a tomb, were erected that the town as a whole...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 51–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
... oddball renderings of birds, as in 1927 he experimented with images of birds in album leaves. 105 For Zheng Wuchang, Wu was the heir to and exemplar of this invigorated individualist or conceptualist lineage. His celebration of the individual artist in Republican China chimed with a new set of post...