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Alchi

W. A. P. Marr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 391 words.

Buddhist monastery in a small valley on the left bank of the River Indus, c. 64 km west of Leh in Ladakh, India. Tradition attributes the monastery’s origin to the Tibetan scholar and...

Arnige

Ian Alsop and Kashinath Tamot.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; South and Southeast Asian Art; East Asian Art. 1441 words.

[Chin. Anige; A-ni-ke; A-ni-ko; Nepalese: Arnike]

(b c. 1244; d c. 1306).

Nepalese sculptor, architect, and painter who worked in Tibet and...

Bazaar

Mohammad Gharipour.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Architecture; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; East Asian Art. 941 words.

Bazaar, which is rooted in Middle Persian wāzār and Armenian vačaṟ, has acquired three different meanings: the market as a whole, a market day, and the marketplace. The bazaar as a place...

Gensler

Sara Stevens.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 895 words.

American architectural firm started by Arthur Gensler Drue Gensler, and Jim Follett in 1965 in San Francisco, CA. M. Arthur Gensler jr (b Brooklyn, New York, 1935) attended Cornell...

Gyantse

Barry Till.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 897 words.

[rgyal rtse; Gyangzê]

Fourth largest city in Tibet, strategically located between Lhasa and Shigatse along the caravan route to India, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. Gyantse is...

Hadda

E. Errington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 533 words.

[Haḍḍa; Hilo]

Site of numerous Buddhist monasteries, 8 km south-west of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. It flourished from the 1st century bc to the 8th century ad. The ancient site,...

Leh

Kirit Mankodi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 319 words.

Capital of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Located near the River Indus on an ancient trade route between India, Tibet and China, Leh is notable for a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, known...

Lim, William S(iew) W(ai)

Hasan-Uddin Khan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 536 words.

(b Hong Kong, July 19, 1932).

Singaporean architect, urban planner and writer. He studied at the Architectural Association School, London, graduating in 1955; he worked for the...

Nagappattinam

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 351 words.

[Nāgapaṭṭiṇam; Nāgapaṭṭaṇam; Nāgipaṭṭaṇam]

Seaport and centre of Buddhism in Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu, India. Nagappattinam had significant connections with China, with...

Sankasya

Frederick M. Asher.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 266 words.

[anc. Sāṅkāśya; Sankisa]

Buddhist site in Farrukhabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Buddha is said to have descended at Sankasya, accompanied by the gods Indra and...