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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
... circuitous, even dangerous, access, like the narrow The most sustained and probing work on rock-cut tunnel and precipitous steps leading to two of the three architecture comes from the scholar Walter Spink, who entranceways of the Hindu Dhu¯ mar Lena¯ cave at has transformed our understanding of the rock...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... on a cultivated and highly public relationship with Buddhist-friendly nāga s. Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 Nāga Buddhist architecture rock-cut architecture water regulation rain-making rituals In 1868, as part of the Meiji-era reforms aimed at dividing Shinto practices from those...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of the axe that adorns a few of the stand in exaggerated contrapposto, with one hand˙ ˙ on headdresses represents S´iva’s battle-axe. hip and the other gesturing toward the shrine; both In Pallava rock-cut architecture, then, the dva¯ rapa¯ las wear a slightly tapering cylindrical headdress...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 239–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... The Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei. evident in the panche tu of the Li Tang style. For ex- ample, Li’s signature axe-cut stroke is heavily applied to depict the texture of rocks in the Bullock Carts Travel- (Xue zhan niu che tu in the National Palace ing over Rivers and Mountains...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 October 2013
... position as a sacred landscape. mine whether the Himalayan Devada¯ruvana described Corpses had to be brought for cremation, alms had to NACHIKET CHANCHANI Jageshwar Valley, Where Death Is Conquered 143 Fig. 11. Incomplete monolithic rock-cut temple, Masrur...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the Rock-Cut Monuments at Mamalla- and its allies—and in some instances, also in scholarly puram Archives of Asian Art, forthcoming [2010 exam- publicationsthe term ‘Hindu’ is conveniently conceived ined S´aiva-Vais´nava competition in southern India. I am . . . as the homogenized umbrella category...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... are cut off to guard passes; those who are castrated to guard inner palaces; those whose feet are amputated to guard walled parks; those whose hair is shaved to guard rations and forage.” 16 Although the stipulations in this text were probably never followed in detail, other contemporary sources...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 173–197.
Published: 01 October 2020
... strange feature of the Muṇḍeśvarī temple architecture is the sloppy way in which the vēdībandha and sections of the wall beside them are put together. The vēdībandha should run seamlessly around the temple (see Figures 17 – 18 ). Ideally the different parts of the moldings are cut from long, single...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 April 2008
... (Fig. 9). Goddesses (Saptama¯ trka¯ ).42 Both sets of Mother God- It should also be noted that there are three rock-cut desses are from the Vidisha˙ District of Madhya Pradesh groups of Mother Goddesses in the nearby vicinity of and date from the early fifth century. One is a rock-cut Deogarh...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
... (hinoki) wood. Assembled woodblock con- struction with polychromy and rock-crystal inlaid eyes. 67.9 Â 24.8 Â 22.9 cm. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Promised gift of Walter C. Sedgwick in memory of Ellery Sedgwick Sr. and Ellery Sedgwick Jr. Acc. no. 99.1979.1. Photograph by Sam...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that were closely connected with the kind of monasteries to which they were attached. On the one hand, small cells that were carved in isolation or in rows are usually found in rock-cut monasteries, where they tend to concentrate in specific districts as evident at Kizilgargha, Tograk-eken, and Kumtura...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 April 2014
...- (1115–1234) built a hill at the site of a water source voted himself to the pursuit of immortality by following used by the Liao dynasty (916–1125).18 On this hill, a Daoism. He redesigned the garden for religious pur- pleasure palace was erected using rocks plundered from poses, giving places names...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 71–104.
Published: 01 April 2003
..." offers a vivid eye-witness account its contours and perforations cut into the silk ground; to of the Northeast Marchmount, it was Huizong's practice the deliberate patterning of its pitted surface. Here again, to bestow titles upon certain of these rocks and to give the artist underscores...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 April 2009
... the artists’ 2 one another. Finally, internal frames created by the tendency to combine different styles in a single page, and outline of a hill, the outer walls of a building, or an ex- to cite bits and pieces from existing paintings without tremely intrusive and unnatural line of rocks can...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... form various cloud patterns interspersed with fantastic winged creatures, both anthropomorphic and zoomorphic; in the lower level, they assume more realistic imagery in groups of people sitting among rocks and plants ( Figures 3 – 6 ). 2 Figure 3. East-side panel, Yuan Mi's stone...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 1–24.
Published: 01 October 2015
... post­pro­duc­tion and at uni­ver­si­ties.8 However, there have been dis­sent­ and dark­room ma­nip­u­la­tions, in­clud­ing a la­bor-in­ten­ ing voices and the murmurs­ of discon­ ­tent during­ his sive process­ of cutting,­ pasting,­ shading,­ and multi­ ­ple life­time have be­come louder af­ter his...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 43–78.
Published: 01 April 2010
...’ wish (550–577).39 Similarly, although building rock-cut cave- to preserve the Buddha’s teachings in stone rather temples had been in vogue in various parts of the coun- than in the perishable mediums of silk or paper.43 As try since the fifth century, stone scriptures first became Robert Harrist has...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 April 2004
... The by burglars and cut-throats" (p. 279). Referring to changes incongruity of the onlooking ama's reaction seems to that began "around the second decade of the nineteenth have been humorously intended, as is also true for many century" (p. 8), he notes, "A new impetus is seen towards of the violation...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 61–82.
Published: 01 April 2017
... domain. Photograph: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 5. Wen Shu (China, 1595–1634), Canna Lily and Garden Rock , 1630. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, 114.3 × 40 cm. Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Transfer from the United States Customs Service...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 39–52.
Published: 01 April 2005
... inherited in the West) that scarcely unique to modernWestern culture."Cut down a tree equates painting style with social personality, except insofar and you get a big cudgel," goes a Chinese proverb. "Raise a (according to Cahill) as it conforms to social expectations son and you've brought big...