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Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia

Guy, John

Numerous Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms flourished in Southeast Asia from the fifth to the ninth century, yet until recently few concrete details were known about them. Lost Kingdoms reveals newly discovered architectural and sculptural relics from this region, which provide key insights into the ...

  Art and Archaeology of the Erligang Civilization (Softcover)

Steinke, Kyle & Ching, Dora C. Y.

Named after an archaeological site discovered in 1951 in Zhengzhou, China, the Erligang civilization arose in the Yellow River valley around the middle of the second millennium BCE. Shortly thereafter, its distinctive elite material culture spread to a large part of China's Central Plain, in ...

     
Chigusa and the Art of Tea

Cort, Louise Allison & Watsky, Andrew M.

This innovative book narrates the history of a single object--a tea-leaf storage jar created in southern China during the thirteenth or fourteenth centuries--and describes how its role changed after it was imported to Japan and passed from owner to owner there. In Japan, where the jar was in ...

  Yoga: The Art of Transformation

Diamond, Debra

Using the collections of South and Southeast Asian art from the Smithsonian's Freer Sackler galleries, Yoga provides a detailed visual history of the the practice of yoga. This fascinating volume includes an exploration of yoga's meanings and transformations over time; an examination of the ...

     
Chinese Furniture: The Hung Collection (2 Volumes)

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth
Attracted by the form, solid structure, and simple, elegant lines of Chinese furniture, Mimi and Raymond Hung started to form their collection in the mid 1980s. Guided by Robert H. Ellsworth, it now includes some of the best and most interesting forms that became available to collectors between ...
  A Perpetual Fire: John C. Ferguson and His Quest for Chinese Art and Culture

Netting, Lara Jaishree

After serving as a missionary and then foreign advisor to Qing officials from 1887 to 1911, John C. Ferguson became a leading dealer of Chinese art, providing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and other museums with their inaugural collections of paintings and ...

     
Ghosts and Spirits from the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art
Felix Tikotin: A Life Devoted to Japanese Art
Borensztajn, Jaron

This beautiful catalog tells the life story of Felix Tikotin (1893–1986), one of the twentieth century’s most important European art collectors. Tikotin built successful galleries in Dresden and Berlin before World War II, and during the conflict he went into hiding but managed to survive and ...

  Collecting Art of Asia
Highlights of the Asian Collection of the Smith College Museum of Art
Smith College Museum of Art

This catalog showcases 59 pieces of art work from China, Japan, South Asia and Himalayas from the collection of Smith College Museum of Art, spanning the period of ancient time to modern.

     


Orientations
Orientations April 2014

Arts of Asia
Arts of Asia March-April 2014

Textiles Asia Journal
Textiles Asia Journal May 2014 Volume 6, Issue 1

International Netsuke Society
International Netsuke Society Journal Volume 33 No. 4 Winter 2014

 


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