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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 209–236.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ignacio Adriasola Abstract This essay addresses three key moments in the history of Japan's representation at the Venice Biennale: the introduction of “Japanese art” in the early stages of the exposition's development, in the late nineteenth century; Japan's official participation in the postwar...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... another rosy picture of the deceased prince as a good official. Eventually, the image and text were used in tandem to create a perfect image of the deceased. Copyright © 2020 Asia Society 2020 sarcophagus Yuan Mi simulation gaze recluse filial piety afterlife In its sophisticated...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 9. Signboard , Japan, 1868. Wood and ink, 40.5 × 86.3 × 8.7 cm. Collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum, 2013-00901. The signboard reads: “Notice: / Regarding sects of Christianity / This is still forbidden under law / Firmly keep to this. Regarding religions that are non officially More
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Kathleen Ryor Copyright © Asia Society 2004 Regulating the Qi and the Xin: Xu Wei (1521-1593) and his Military Patrons* KATHLEEN RYOR CARLETON COLLEGE Many historians have viewed sixteenth-century China research has shown, hereditary military officials...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Studies he Joseon-dynasty (1392–1910) documents now one for the royal viewing, and four more copies for each Tcommonly referred to as euigwe are official records of the four History Archives. of the Superintendency (dogam), a temporary office set Euigwe created before the Japanese invasion...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
... in the cyclical year of Kyeyu in connection with a temple built a month earlier. Second, the temple was built for the sake of the king, high officials, forebears of seven...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., felicitous in meaning, written in cursive script in 1542 to 1566, the period during which the overwhelm- one continuous stroke and appearing to be an extension ing majority of Jiajing official porcelains were manufac- of some natural form—plant, rock, animal, mist, or tured and the place where they were...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 47–67.
Published: 01 April 2012
... inscribed his paintings made for monopolized civil-service positions, which loosely over- the court and private patrons, and when he did, his lapped with the ‘‘scholar-officials’’ group) family.9 On an inscriptions were limited to famous quotations and early spring day of 1784 he stopped by Kim Hongdo’s...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and bracket systems modeled in their upper sections ( Figure 15 ). Some of the towers bore inscriptions identifying the dedicatees of the towers and recording the official titles the tomb occupants held in life. Although few of the inscriptions are legible today, the efforts of Chinese epigraphic scholars...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
... dynasty in low-ranking offices and was able to contribute to the Xiabali village, two miles west of Xuanhua.10 community financially in the time of a famine, for which According to the epitaph, the tomb belonged to a man he was rewarded with some official titles.16 The Zhang named Zhang Wenzao who...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 7–24.
Published: 01 April 2012
... given as a parting and his wife; he was buried there in 1496. Wang was a present to an official leaving a provincial post (ibid., businessman who never attempted an official career. pl. 21); a Wandering Among Streams and Mountains Along with other finds in the tomb were two hand- by a little-known...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 April 2014
... related to power You stretch out your hand and suddenly realize that in Joseon society. Joseon society and its ruling class, the you are facing a wall.7 yangban 兩班 or Confucian scholar-officials, highly re- spected...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 44–62.
Published: 01 April 2001
... farewell painting, on which he inscribed a farewell poem, had its beginnings in earlier times (Wang Wei to give to an official about to embark on a mission for the [ca.700–ca.760] has been proposed as author of this prac- Northern Song (960-1127) court (Figs. 1, 2).1 A landscape tices); judging...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... on Buddhism and Taoism) in Northern Wei History , which records the appointment of the monk Tanyao 曇曜 to the position of Shamen tong 沙門統, or chief administrator of Buddhist monks. This occurred in the beginning of the Heping 和平 reign era (460–465). After assuming his official position, Tanyao requested...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43–57.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Tomb 6 is an early Eastern Jin tomb thought to belong to Gao Kui the father of an official whose epitaph was recovered from a nearby tomb. Gao was interred...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... To date, the princess’ tomb other. Less attention has been paid to the year of the remains one of the few large-scale tombs excavated princess’ death in 550, another momentous year for from the middle decades of the sixth century; more ex- the Gao, when they seized official control from the East- amples...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
... enough to identify, as histories. For these lesser folk, we have a name and a date in this case, more than one sculpture sponsored by the here, perhaps an official title and place of origin there, but same patron. Still, where such studies are possible, they often little more. For that reason...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 37–60.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Introduction second hypothesis: that not all of Mukai’s wartime works were fully compatible with the official discourse, ukai Junkichi (1901–1995) was a Japa- a point on which I elaborate later. Neither...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
... 飛白 (“flying white”) fan, with characters written so rapidly that the hairs of the brush split apart, was a ceremonial gift conferred only to the select few who passed the highest level of the civil service examination. Bestowing imperial flying-white calligraphy on high officials began in the early...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 71–104.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... diss., New York University, 1972), pl. 236. zoned on processional banners. Provincial officials submit- The painting takes its title from the opening words of ted auspicious phenomena to the Song court as tribute and Huizong's inscription, in which he identifies the subject reported them...