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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... walls, they rapidly acquired symbolic significance through their association with political power. This article examines the development of twin towers from the Warring States period to the Eastern Han dynasty, showing how their ability to define political or sacred space was adapted to a variety of...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2004) 54 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Mary Beth Coffman Heston Copyright © Asia Society 2004 Powerful Bodies: "Kerala Style" Bronzes and Thinking about a Regional Style' MARY BETH COFFMAN HESTON COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON Power is manifest when it is exercised in a particular body in a particular context...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2017) 67 (1): 25–59.
Published: 01 April 2017
... complex, particular visual thinking of court artists; and third, by comparing the strategies of Chotu and Rahim with the visual rhetoric of Bengal School painters to expand on colonial conceptions of past and present, of Western and non-Western, and of the affective power of images. These three approaches...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 209–236.
Published: 01 October 2017
... discourse of world in art as articulated in this exposition. This was, namely, the “pseudo-objectivity” of the international: the discourse of heterogeneity found in the Venice Biennale concealed inequalities based on the power differentials of the hegemonic world-system. Copyright © 2017 Asia Society...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
... benefits and even directed prayers for salvation. In addition, this essay shows that the architectural and spatial settings in which Enma was placed influenced the understanding of his varied functions, and ultimately enabled his refiguration as a salvific deity who had the power to grant birth in a Buddha...
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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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Published: 01 October 2017
exact distance from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Figure 1. Tanaka Kōki (b. 1975), Abstract Speaking—Sharing Uncertainty and Collective Acts, Fifty-Fifth Venice Biennale, 2013. Photograph: courtesy of the artist; Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou; and Aoyama Meguro, Tokyo. The neon sign More
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
... these changes collectively draws attention to the brief struggle and early death of his successor, Gao dominant human element in her grave. Cheng; the final phase: Gao Yang’s swift ascent to The princess’ epitaph asserts that her funeral ad- power, usurpation of the Wei throne, and...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
...¯ actors were a visual manifestation of the con- Danju¯ ro¯ I fostered a public perception that he was chan- nection between the actors and the temple. Ema formed nelling the power of the god. The author of Yakusha a crucial part of a network of publicity that promoted zensho (All About Actors), a...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 April 2012
... as a mysti- Fifty years on, minimalism is a concept everywhere cally empowered object with supernatural powers of evoked in the Pulitzer Foundation building designed efficacy and a magical link to the other worlds of all- by Tadao Ando¯ . But in the twenty-first century, Ando¯ powerful Buddhas...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2004) 54 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 April 2004
... wielded positively as a period in which a market economy devel- considerable power both on the battlefield and at court.6 oped, Confucian thought expanded through the influence In addition, many eminent civil officials were intimately of Wang Yangming and his followers, and increased social...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 April 2011
...¯ dynasties rose to power in the 18th combined monumental scale, symbolic internal organi- century, they reinvented˙ themselves as royal and appro- zation, and memorial rituals in their ancestral chatrı¯sto priated the established north Indian visual vocabulary proclaim their recently established political...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2014) 64 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2014
...- contemplation, but also as an expression of his daio and Botticelli, respectively, and purportedly com- imperial magnificence and a symbol of his claims to missioned by Anastasio Vespucci, father of the explorer power . . . . I believe that we may also consider Amerigo) serve as well-known examples, as does...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2003) 53 (1): 54–70.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Delhi were spent at a courtesan's home, small and subtle enough to be individually unthreatening where she reputedly grew into an exceptionally beautiful and therefore to escape notice of the dominant discourse, and talented woman. and precisely this "invisibility" gives them their power and The...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the power of the form and take shelter from the cold sculpture would look like juxtaposed with Ellsworth Midwest wind—an experience that defied photography. Kelly’s 28-foot-high Blue Black installed on the south Later, however, my iPhone caught a conversation between wall of the Pulitzer gallery. Now...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2014) 64 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 April 2014
... painting does not reduce itself to the representation of power but contributes to Beihai’s spatial transformation and critically engages in Communist art reform in the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2009) 59 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 April 2009
... some point in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth node in an expansive network of S´aiva mathas (monas- centuries the matha was transformed into a military gar- ˙ ˙ teries) built by a group of powerful a¯ ca¯ ryas (spiritual rison...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 55–72.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Japan Earthquake” (magnitude 9.0) occurred about forty-four miles off the coast, triggering a devastating tsunami that set off a series of explosions at nuclear power plants. In a study of energy policy published the previous year, Scott Victor Valentine and Benjamin K. Sovacool had argued that “Japan...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2006) 56 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... Taklung Monastery, Central Tibet. Distemper on cloth; h. 27 cm, w. 19.5 cm. between the secular and monastic powers; the position usually passed from a celibate abbot to one of his nephews...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 April 2012
...-referential. natural.3 The original Buddhist context of the work as a mysti- Fifty years on, minimalism is a concept everywhere cally empowered object with supernatural powers of evoked in the Pulitzer Foundation building designed efficacy and a magical link to...