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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Zhe school

James Cahill.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: East Asian Art. 1632 words.

[Chin. Zhe pai]

Term used to refer to a school of Chinese painting within the Ming period (1368–1644). Derived from the south-eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, the name...

Mingei

Victor Hauge and Takako Hauge.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: East Asian Art. 2141 words.

‘People’s crafts’, a term coined by Muneyoshi Yanagi, the founder of the Japanese folk crafts movement. Formed against a background of growing cultural nationalism and colonial...

Shizishan

Uta Lauer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; East Asian Art. 984 words.

Archaeological site situated east of the city of Xuzhou in Jiangsu Province. Excavation of six pits on the lower slopes of Shizishan (Lion Hill) in 1984 uncovered a remarkable...

Gukei

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 173 words.

Japanese, 17th century, male.

Active in the Edo region.

Born 1631; died 24 April 1705, in Edo (now Tokyo).

Painter.

Sumiyoshi Gukei was the eldest son of...

Toeki

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 80 words.

Japanese, 17th century, male.

Active in Suhô (now Yamaguchi Prefecture).

Born 1591; died 1644.

Painter.

Toeki was the son and disciple of Unkoku Togan...

Kurokawa, Kishō

Botond Bognar.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 770 words.

(b Nagoya, April 8, 1934; d Tokyo, Oct 12, 2007).

Japanese architect and writer. He graduated in architecture from Kyoto University in 1957 and continued his studies in the...

Zhao Lingrang

Robert J. Maeda.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 847 words.

[ Chao Ling-jang ; zi Danian, Ta-nien ]

( fl c. 1070–c. 1100).

Chinese painter . He was a fifth-generation descendant of Emperor Taizu (reg 960–76...

White Birch Society

Yasuyoshi Saito.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 207 words.

[Shirakabaha]

Japanese society of literary figures and artists formed in Tokyo in 1910 by, among others, the novelists Saneatsu Mushanokōji (1885–1976) and Naoya Shiga...

Otaka, Masato

Hiroshi Watanabe.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 263 words.

(b Fukushima Prefect., Sept 8, 1923).

Japanese architect. He graduated in architecture from the University of Tokyo in 1947 and worked in the office of Kunio Maekawa from 1949 to...

Hasegawa Tōhaku

Joan H. O’Mara.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 1512 words.

[Nobuharu]

(b Nanao, Noto Prov. [now Ishikawa Prefect.], 1539; d Edo [now Tokyo], 1610).

Japanese painter and founder of the Hasegawa school of painters.

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Juran

Joan Stanley-Baker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 1258 words.

[Chü-jan]

(b Zhongling [modern Jin xian], Jiangxi Province, or Jiangning [modern Nanjing], Jiangsu Province; fl ad 975–93).

Chinese painter. Juran and...

Chen Ruyan

Claudia Brown.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 596 words.

[Ch’en Ju-yen; zi Weiyun; hao Qiushui, Xiaohu]

(b Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, ?1331; d 1371).

Chinese painter and scholar. He grew up in the Lake Tai region of Jiangsu...

Yi Su-mun

Ahn Hwi-Joon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 281 words.

[ Sumun ; Rishūbun ]

( fl 15th century).

Korean painter . He was better known in Japan, where he arrived in 1424, than in his native Korea. He is said to...

Gutai

Shin’ichiro Osaki.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 573 words.

[Gutai Bijutsu Kyōkai; Jap.: Concrete Art Association]

Japanese group of artists, active between 1954 and 1972. It was formed by 18 young avant-garde artists, led by Jirō...

Huang Tingjian

Shen Fu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; East Asian Art. 587 words.

[Huang T’ing-chien; zi Luzhi; hao Shangu Laoren]

(b Fenning [modern Xiushui], Jiangxi Province, 1045; d Fenning, 1105).

Chinese calligrapher, poet and...

Zhao Boju

Joan Stanley-Baker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 787 words.

[ Chao Po-chü ; zi Qianli]

(b Zhuo xian, Hebei Province, before 1123; d 1160–73).

Chinese painter . His paintings of landscapes, figures, flowers, fruit and...

Yi Am

Henrik H. Sørensen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 387 words.

[cha Chŏngjung ; ho Tusŏngyŏng ]

(b 1499).

Korean painter. A descendant of the royal Yi family—founders of the Chosŏn dynasty—in the line of King Sejong and...

Solgŏ

Ahn Hwi-Joon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 309 words.

(fl c. end of Silla period (57 bcad 668) to beginning of Unified Silla period (668–918).

Korean painter. Very little is known about his birth, life and family...

Maki, Fumihiko

Jacqueline E. Kestenbaum.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 394 words.

(b Tokyo, Sept 16, 1928).

Japanese architect, teacher, urban planner and writer. He studied with Kenzō Tange at the University of Tokyo (BArch, 1952), and then studied at the...

Yu Sŏng-ŭp

Henrik H. Sørensen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; East Asian Art. 307 words.

( fl second half of 16th century).

Korean painter . Active in the middle of the Chosŏn period (1392–1910), he was a disciple of Yi Chŏng-kŭn (b 1531), to whom he was said...