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The Book Asian Art
The Author Lark E. Mason
The Publisher Antique Collectors Club Limited
Release Date2002
Genre Art
Pages 335
ISBN UOM:39015052871293
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Addresses both Islamic and Asian art and helps to make the subject easier to understand.


The Book Reading Asian Art and Artifacts
The Author Paul Kocot Nietupski
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2011
Genre Social Science
Pages 200
ISBN 9781611460704
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Asian art and material artifacts are expressive of cultural realities and constitute a "visible language" with messages that can be read, interpreted, and analyzed. These essays by scholars of Asian art, philosophy, anthropology, and religion focus on objects held in ASIANetwork schools. The chapters' authors tell the stories of the collections, and the collections themselves tell stories of the collectors.


The Book Asian Art
The Author John Laplante
The Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date1992-01-01
Genre Art
Pages 304
ISBN STANFORD:36105000421623
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Studies in Southeast Asian Art
The Author Stanley J. O'Connor
The Publisher SEAP Publications
Release Date2000
Genre Art
Pages 243
ISBN 0877277281
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This wide-ranging collection of essays examines the arts of Southeast Asia in context. Contributors study the creation, use, and local significance of works of art, illuminating the many complex links between an object's aesthetic qualities and its origins in a community.


The Book The art of Korea
The Author Kumja Paik Kim
The Publisher Asian Art Museum
Release Date2006
Genre Art
Pages 313
ISBN UOM:39015064981361
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Contains more than 100 highlights of the collection, along with detailed commentaries by Kumja Paik Kim


The Book Harmony Contrast
The Author Jane Wilkinson
The Publisher Psychology Press
Release Date1996
Genre Art
Pages 128
ISBN 0700704612
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Harmony and Contrast provides a cross-cultural perspective on the art of Japan, China and Korea, focusing on the use of materials in art.


The Book Asian Art Museum
The Author San Francisco (Calif.). Planning Dept
The Publisher
Release Date1998
Genre Architecture
Pages
ISBN STANFORD:36105028813637
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions
The Author Caroline Turner
The Publisher ANU Press
Release Date2014-10-03
Genre Art
Pages 278
ISBN 9781925022001
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: “… a diverse and stimulating group of essays that together represents a significant contribution to thinking about the nascent field of contemporary Asian art studies … Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions: Connectivities and World-making … brings together essays by significant academics, curators and artist working in Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom that reflect on contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific region, and Australia’s cultural interconnections with Asia. It will be a welcome addition to the body of literature related to these emergent areas of art historical study. ” — Dr Claire Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of Adelaide This volume draws together essays by leading art experts observing the dramatic developments in Asian art and exhibitions in the last two decades. The authors explore new regional and global connections and new ways of understanding contemporary Asian art in the twenty-first century. The essays coalesce around four key themes: world-making; intra-Asian regional connections; art’s affective capacity in cross-cultural engagement; and Australia’s cultural connections with Asia. In exploring these themes, the essays adopt a diversity of approaches and encompass art history, art theory, visual culture and museum studies, as well as curatorial and artistic practice. With introductory and concluding essays by editors Michelle Antoinette and Caroline Turner this volume features contributions from key writers on the region and on contemporary art: Patrick D Flores, John Clark, Chaitanya Sambrani, Pat Hoffie, Charles Merewether, Marsha Meskimmon, Francis Maravillas, Oscar Ho, Alison Carroll and Jacqueline Lo. Richly illustrated with artworks by leading contemporary Asian artists, Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions: Connectivities and World-making will be essential reading for those interested in recent developments in contemporary Asian art, including students and scholars of art history, Asian studies, museum studies, visual and cultural studies.


The Book Feng Shui Style
The Author Stephen Skinner
The Publisher Tuttle Publishing
Release Date2012-05-15
Genre Body, Mind & Spirit
Pages 144
ISBN 9781462905898
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Feng Shui Style is a striking design book from Stephen Skinner, the man instrumental in focusing Western attention on the ancient art of feng shui. Discussing various common themes of feng shui—such as water, alignments, mountains and wind—Skinner demonstrates these concepts in 26 houses, restaurants and galleries in London, Hong Kong and Malaysia.


The Book The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
The Author Asian Art Museum Of San Francisco
The Publisher Asian Art Museum of San
Release Date1994-06-06
Genre Art
Pages 207
ISBN UOM:39015033964399
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The basic guide to the Asian Art Museum's collections, now in its seventh printing


The Book A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture
The Author Rebecca M. Brown
The Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date2015-06-22
Genre Art
Pages 688
ISBN 9781119019534
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "This companion presents new critical views on crucial aspects of the large and varied field of Asian art and architectural history. The essays collected here provide scholars and the pubic with an opportunity to engage with the field in all its diversity - from coinage to monastic spaces to imperial commissions and beyond. Regions and topics covered include Korea, Japan, China, several regions of Southeast Asia, South Asia, global and colonial interactions, as well as art and architecture in the UK and UK diasporas"--


The Book The elegant gathering
The Author Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
The Publisher Asian Art Museum
Release Date2006-02-22
Genre Art
Pages 213
ISBN UOM:39015066861116
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An exploration of the act of collecting and the cultural implications of a family collection in the Chinese context


The Book Newsletter East Asian Art and Archaeology
The Author
The Publisher UM Libraries
Release Date1994
Genre Art, East Asian
Pages
ISBN UOM:39015078913632
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Animal Motifs in Asian Art
The Author Katherine M. Ball
The Publisher Courier Corporation
Release Date2004-07-15
Genre Art
Pages 286
ISBN 9780486433387
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Authoritative reference deals primarily with animal symbolism in Japanese art, with occasional mention of the decorative art of China, India, and Persia. Arranged in the format of a dictionary, the explanatory text is rich with sidelights from literature and legend, while 673 black-and-white illustrations depict dragons, tigers, bats, and other creatures with symbolic significance.


The Book Nagasaki and Yokohama Prints from the Richard Gump Collection
The Author Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Richard Gump Collection
The Publisher
Release Date1981
Genre Color prints, Japanese
Pages 40
ISBN STANFORD:36105031918100
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Traditions of Asian Art
The Author National Gallery of Australia
The Publisher Gallery
Release Date1995
Genre Art
Pages 95
ISBN UOM:39015037315044
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Spans 4,000 years of history to present a representative selection of art from all over the Asian continent.


The Book Central Asian art
The Author Priyatosh Banerjee
The Publisher
Release Date2001
Genre History
Pages 218
ISBN UOM:39015051910753
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The China Collectors
The Author Karl E. Meyer
The Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date2015-03-10
Genre Art
Pages 432
ISBN 9781466879294
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Thanks to Salem sea captains, Gilded Age millionaires, curators on horseback and missionaries gone native, North American museums now possess the greatest collections of Chinese art outside of East Asia itself. How did it happen? The China Collectors is the first full account of a century-long treasure hunt in China from the Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion to Mao Zedong's 1949 ascent. The principal gatherers are mostly little known and defy invention. They included "foreign devils" who braved desert sandstorms, bandits and local warlords in acquiring significant works. Adventurous curators like Langdon Warner, a forebear of Indiana Jones, argued that the caves of Dunhuang were already threatened by vandals, thereby justifying the removal of frescoes and sculptures. Other Americans include George Kates, an alumnus of Harvard, Oxford and Hollywood, who fell in love with Ming furniture. The Chinese were divided between dealers who profited from the artworks' removal, and scholars who sought to protect their country's patrimony. Duanfang, the greatest Chinese collector of his era, was beheaded in a coup and his splendid bronzes now adorn major museums. Others in this rich tapestry include Charles Lang Freer, an enlightened Detroit entrepreneur, two generations of Rockefellers, and Avery Brundage, the imperious Olympian, and Arthur Sackler, the grand acquisitor. No less important are two museum directors, Cleveland's Sherman Lee and Kansas City's Laurence Sickman, who challenged the East Coast's hegemony. Shareen Blair Brysac and Karl E. Meyer even-handedly consider whether ancient treasures were looted or salvaged, and whether it was morally acceptable to spirit hitherto inaccessible objects westward, where they could be studied and preserved by trained museum personnel. And how should the US and Canada and their museums respond now that China has the means and will to reclaim its missing patrimony?


The Book The Art of Japan
The Author Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
The Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Release Date1991
Genre Art
Pages 256
ISBN UOM:39015024786918
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: From 5,000-year-old ceramic vessels to 19th-century paintings, all the major categories of the art of Japan are represented in this stunning volume featuring a selection of metal wares, lacquer items, sculpture, screen and scroll paintings, textiles and more from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. 165 color photographs.


The Book The Lotus Transcendent
The Author Martin Lerner
The Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release Date1991
Genre Art
Pages 245
ISBN 9780870996139
Language English, Spanish, And French