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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... time-honored themes. The article is divided into four sections. In the first, it brings attention to the salient and crucial but long neglected stylistic features of the painting—those that emphasize theatricality and spectatorship. These interconnected features link and characterize the paintings...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., with just a little bit of hair, and is wearing only a loin- cloth (Fig. 4a). He is holding a paiban a popular percussion instrument used in musical and theatrical performances at both religious and secular events—and Fig. 5. Detail of Fig. 1 (figures...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
... ) the beholder, that is, a painting had to call to someone, bring him to a halt in front of itself, and hold him there as if spellbound and unable to move. — michael fried , Absorption and Theatricality The well-preserved seventeenth-century murals in the Ogmin Lhakhang (′og min lha khang), 1...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 April 2022
... by gender studies to understand the photographs of the Empress Dowager. Li Yuhong analyzes the photographs of Cixi dressed as Guanyin (Avalokiteśvara), the bodhisattva of compassion, better to illuminate our understanding of Cixi's agency in combining theatricality and religiosity to assert political power...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
... with a similar figure stand- (Song Tombs in Baisha) (Beijing: Wenwu, 1957). ing at a half-open door (Fig. 33), a visual theatricality 4. This term qionglong ding was not standard architec- tural vocabulary in premodern texts, although qionglong...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., “Fruits of Research on the History of Central Asian Art in Berlin” ; and Arlt and Hiyama, “Theatrical Figures in the Mural Paintings of Kucha.” 38. Konczak, “Hindu Deities in a Buddhist Wall Painting,” 360–61 . 39. Zin, “Reflections on the Purpose of the Kucha Paintings.” 40...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... For an example, see Howard Link, The Theatrical 24. This painting contains an additional layer of allu- Prints of the Torii Masters: A Selection of Seventeenth- and sion, because Goro¯ could also be seen as a counterpart of Eighteenth-century Ukiyo-e (Honolulu: Honolulu Academy Fudo¯ Myo¯ o...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and offering short-term professional training for young designers in advertising cartoons, calendar posters, furniture, interiors, and theatrical design. 23 Although the association was inaugurated in Shanghai, it also opened important branch associations in Ningbo and Hangzhou, the latter of which...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Luo's talent was explained in part by his upbringing in Yangzhou, a city that, unlike Beijing, yielded numerous traces of Su Shi's activities in the area. Su Shi was omnipresent in Yangzhou visual culture: paintings, poems, theatrical performances, and social events strengthened the link between the man...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 April 2020
... reminds one of his skeptical attitude toward royals and their “stupid” hunting habits in the Indian theatrical tradition. See, for example, this hilarious citation from the satirical account of a royal hunt given by the vidushaka Mathavya: Oh my fate! I am tired of being friend to this king addicted...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 April 2004
... sexual imagery and ities extended far beyond the licensed quarters of most sexual work and workplace, whether for advertising or for cities to include the theatrical districts (where the workers additional stimulation, extends from historical times to the were male), travel lodges, and river banks...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of theatricality or temporary role-playing: Qianlong’s of Qianlong’s brush provide us with a portrait of the inhabitation of multiple identities through sartorial guises man irrespective of the inscription’s content. The poem in order to appeal to different constituencies in his multi- not only records...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
... article seeks to explore the reception of Heike paintings in the early Edo period (1603–1868) and among the elite audience in particular. By combining visual analysis of Heike paintings with an examination of how textual and theatrical representations of the Heike monogatari were received, I show...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Dressed in colorful armor that looks more or loss. The surviving paintings are all scenes from theatrical than practical and brandishing sabers, spears, Three Kingdoms and share the same scale, palette, and JESSICA LEE PATTERSON Chinese Glass Paintings in Bangkok...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 April 2017
...-century Yangzhou. Ginger Hsü has indicated that Han Qi also may have been a theatrical subject in Yangzhou, where he was a symbol of local pride in part due to his association with the blossoming jindaiwei. 87 Due to his fame, the peony came to symbolize the presence of a high official...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 April 2023
... from the earlier works in his theatrical conception of the winter scene from his set of paintings Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons ( Figure 10 ). 39 Figure 9. Yin Hong (Chinese, 1460s–1520s), Birds and Flowers , Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 129...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... its sheath. Facing her son, Lady Vaidehī weeps sorrowfully, and touches her face. The tense confrontation between mother and son—a theatrical display of emotion in this famed family drama and heartbreaking tragedy—is also divided by gendered roles. On the right side of the composition, the Prince...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 107–151.
Published: 01 April 2016
...., Shoulengyanjing yihai, juan 15, 124. Chen Yun-ru, ‘‘Wu Bin hua lengyan ershiwu 552a06. yuantong ce yanjiu 179–82. 137. For a study of Li Song’s skeleton, see Jeehee 125. Xianhui et al., Shoulengyanjing yihai, juan 15– Hong, ‘‘Theatricalizing Death and Society...