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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 April 2022
... as a woman artist during an age of intense social reform. 17. Qiu Ti had been given the name Qiu Bizhen 丘碧珍 at birth. She seems to have chosen the name Qiu Ti for herself in the early 1930s, perhaps during her study in Japan. 18. Andrews and Shen, Art of Modern China , 78 . 19...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and, in particular, the change of ”feminine spaces.” 5 The dynastic change from Koryŏ (918–1392) to Chosŏn (1392–1910) was a shift from Buddhist dominance over government and society to a government that sought to reform all institutions and society according to Neo-Confucian principles. 6 The social...
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Archives of Asian Art (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...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 155–163.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... 5. The Enlightenment period of Korea refers to the initial period of social reforms from the 1890s to 1910, following the opening of a Korean port to the outside Notes...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... believed to provide court unity and a sense of order for regulating social interactions. They prepared crowns and robes befitting the emperor and for distinguishing the different grades of officials at court. 24 Due to these institutional reforms, support for Buddhist projects became less important...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 209–236.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Kōki 田中功起 expressed a similar sense of frustration on witnessing the limits of the Biennale-Pavilion format, after showing his work in the Japanese pavilion in 2013. Tanaka actively embraced the opportunity to generate a discussion on sociality and politics in the post-Fukushima moment ( Figure 1...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., such as the drafting techniques later implemented in engineering schools during the modernizing reforms of the late nineteenth century. This same attention to detail was also applied to the material history of the rubbings themselves. After writing his rebuttal of Zhang Xun's colophon, Weng Fanggang added another...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 51–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with the progressive young artist, publisher, and tastemaker Zheng Wuchang 鄭午昌 (1894–1952), a leading actor in the reform of guohua 國畫 ink painting. This study rediscovers how Zheng Wuchang contributed the painting to an inscribed handscroll, Flight of the Dragon (or, A Storm and a Marvel 風異圖), which commemorated...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of diplomacy (through the practice of holding audiences, as well as others), yet the retention forever of an “otherness” led to an ambivalence in expectations and understanding. As Homi Bhabha states, mimicry “is the desire for a reformed, recognizable Other, as a subject of a difference that is almost...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 April 2016
... that recently came to light that had opposed his father’s reform policy.12 In the and is published here in full for the first time, and I ninth month of the same year, Cai Tao 蔡絛 (d. 1147), identify new evidence regarding the early provenance of a noted scholar and, ironically, the son of the reformer...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 145–199.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Catherine Stuer Abstract This article analyzes photographs of the city of Nanjing collected in the last years of the nineteenth century by Robert Löbbecke (1852–1910), a German military captain and engineer working in service of Chinese military reforms by leaders of the Self-Strengthening Movement...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 25–59.
Published: 01 April 2017
... intensity, with intellectual and emotional revelation.” 106 Unfortunately, as I have emphasized elsewhere, professional court artists were ignorant of this ideal and could not perform it without English or a knowledge of European ideals and social protocols. 107 Taste was, no doubt, a factor...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... suo xiang daode” ; and G. Wu, “Huihua xingshi mei.” 9. On Republican-period art education, see Kao, “Reforms in Education” ; Zheng, Modernization of Chinese Art . 10. Before state-sponsored schools, workshops run by Jesuit missionaries, such as Shanghai's Tushanwan Orphanage, also...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 April 2007
... to the Pure Land, and a woman is life from themes of social injustice and decadence to shown traversing effortlessly, borne above both bridge Buddhist subjects. The final part of the essay offers a de- and water on a pair of outspread golden hands. These tailed explanation of the niga-byakudo¯ theme...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 107–126.
Published: 01 April 2011
....54 Neo-Confucian reformers of the 11th and 12th cen- Southern school theory mingles social, political, and turies, who aimed to restore the usages of Confucius’s stylistic criteria in defining which painters of earlier times.50 Thus Sin Sukju’s introduction recalling Han Yu periods adhered...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 37–60.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., Mukai called for the renewal of artistic energy and assumption of social responsibility that would be embodied by dealing with contemporary In July 1937, a year after Mukai had earned full member...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and significant cludes a large number of books; we will examine how cross-cultural encounters, clashes, and appropriations in the Korean literati’s passion for books inspired distinc- the East.1 Few places avoided internal social, political, tive Korean still-life paintings with books at their center. cultural...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 165–190.
Published: 01 October 2014
...- in relation to the social and cultural world. What did it tic dragons were shape-shifting creatures, and hence, mean to bring a black bear into your home? could neither be recognized nor captured.58 Thirty-eight years later, the dynastic reformer...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 191–218.
Published: 01 October 2021
... on paper, 28.6 × 34.6 cm. The National Art Museum of China, Beijing. The album's unusual subject matter has led commentators to emphasize its social functions—as a pictorial urban ethnography, 2 as a sympathetic documentation of the urban poor, or as a timely visual record of the then-disappearing...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Was Reformed: The Domestication of “Ajase” and Stories in Buddhist History . Tokyo : International Institute for Buddhist Studies of the International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies , 2011 . Sharf, Robert H. “ Art in the Dark: The Ritual Context of Buddhist Caves in Western China...
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