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Title Asian art history in the twenty-first century / edited by Vishakha N. Desai.

Published Williamstown, Mass. : Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  709.5 Asi    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  709.5 ASIA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 253 pages : illustrations ; dc 25 cm.
Series Clark studies in the visual arts.
Clark studies in the visual arts.
Notes "This publication is based on the proceedings of the Clark Conference "Asian art history in the twenty-first century," held 27-29 April 2006 at the Asia Society, New York, and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Vishakha N. Desai -- Pt. 1. Forming the Canons -- The Shape of Indian Art History / Frederick M. Asher -- The East Asian Architectural Canon in the Twenty-First Century / Nancy S. Steinhardt -- Changing Views of Change: The Song-Yuan Transition in Chinese Painting Histories / Jerome Silbergeld -- Negative Verisimilitude: The Zen Portrait in Medieval Japan / Yukio Lippit -- Love, Death, and Shifting Patronage in Bali during the 1930s: Two Spatial Models Meet "Face to Face" on Painted Threads of Sound / Kaja M. McGowan -- Pt. 2. Institutions, Aesthetics, Politics -- Aesthetics, Modernity, and Trauma: Public Art and Memory of War in Contemporary China / Rana Mitter -- A Twentieth-Century Dream with a Twenty-First-Century Outlook: Yashiro Yukio, a Japanese Historian of Western Art, and His Conception of Institutions for the Study of East Asian Art / Akira Takagishi -- Reincarnations of the Museum: The Museum in an Age of Religious Revivalism / Saloni Mathur and Kavita Singh -- Micrology: The Micropolitics in Chinese Contemporary Art / Gao Shiming -- Pt. 3. New Histories, New Futures -- Reinscribing Tradition in a Transnational Art World / Gennifer Weisenfeld -- American Art and the East: An Exhibition Proposal / Alexandra Munroe -- An Expanded Chinese Art History / Melissa Chiu -- Histories of the Asian "New": Biennales and Contemporary Asian Art / John Clark.
Summary "Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century explores the field of Asian art and its historiography, tensions, and possible future directions. In a series of essays by fourteen leading authors specializing in Chinese, East Asian, Indian, and Japanese art history consider what we mean by Asian art, how it is manifested in museums, exhibitions, and galleries, and how we might understood Asian art in relation to shifting geopolitics."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Desai, Vishakha N.
Subject Art, Asian -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Art criticism -- History -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Variant Title Asian art history in the 21st century.
ISBN 9780931102738 (clark : alk. paper)
0931102731 (clark : alk. paper)
9780300125535 (yale : alk. paper)
0300125534 (yale : alk. paper)