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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Yokohama

J. F. Morris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: East Asian Art. 841 words.

Japanese city and capital of Kanagawa Prefecture, on the east coast of Tokyo Bay; it is the major port serving Tokyo. The earliest record of the name Yokohama dates from 1442; however,...

Tibet

Heather Stoddard-Karmay, Gilles Béguin, Deborah E. Klimburg-Salter, N. G. Ronge, Veronika Ronge, Paola Mortari Vergara Caffarelli, Chandra L. Reedy, Jane Casey Singer, Günter Grönbold, Philip Denwood, Joe Cribb, John Clarke, Mireille Helffer, Yoshiro Imaeda, David Jones and Amy Heller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: East Asian Art. 41323 words.

[Tib. Bod; Chin. Xizang Zizhiqu; Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China]

Himalayan region bordered by India, Nepal, Bhutan and Burma to the west and south...

Shanghai

Helen Loveday.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: East Asian Art. 2404 words.

[Shang-hai]

Chinese city and municipality located at the confluence of the Huangpu and Wusong rivers on the coast between Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. The main port of the...

Sakakura, Junzō

Hajime Yatsuka.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 703 words.

(b Hashima, Gifu Prefecture, May 29, 1901; d Tokyo, Sept 1, 1969).

Japanese architect. He graduated from Tokyo Imperial University in 1927 and in 1929 went to study at the Ecole...

Asian modern and contemporary art

John Clark.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1867 words.

Asian modern and contemporary art is a discursive field because of its potential critique of existing art historical concepts, structures of knowledge and curatorial categories. It is...

Manpukuji

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 1505 words.

[Mampukuji; Ōbakuzan]

Temple site in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is the headquarters of the Ōbaku sect of Zen Buddhism and is important as a centre for the diffusion in Japan...

Bellamy, Richard Hu

Mary M. Tinti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 599 words.

(b Cincinnati, OH, Dec 3, 1927; d Long Island City, New York, March 29, 1998).

American art dealer, gallery owner, artist advocate, and famed promoter of 1960s avant-garde art....

Ingen Ryūki

Elizabeth Horton Sharf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 1106 words.

[Yinyuan Longqi]

(b Fuqing County, Fujian Province, 1592; d Uji, 1673).

Chinese monk, poet and calligrapher, active in Japan. Along with his disciples Mokuan Shōtō and...

Nestorianism

Sarah Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; East Asian Art. 745 words.

Doctrinal position on the nature of Jesus Christ followed by the Nestorian or Assyrian Church, more properly known as the Ancient Church of the East. The name is derived from Nestorius (c.null...

Cochin

Clare Harris and M. E. Heston.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Christian Art; East Asian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1193 words.

[Kuchi Bandar]

City on the coast of Kerala, India. Facing the Arabian Sea, Cochin experienced strong contacts with Europe and other parts of Asia from early times, and signs of...

Bezeklik

M. Yaldiz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 532 words.

[Bazaklik]

Site in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China, 56 km north-east of Turfan. It is the site of the most outstanding complex of Buddhist cave temples in Khocho...

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...

Takuma family

Ken Brown.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 698 words.

School of Japanese specialists in Buddhist painting (ebusshi), which flourished from the late Heian (ad 794–1185) to early Muromachi (1333–1568) periods. It rivalled the Kose school...

Kashgar

Henrik H. Sørensen and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; Islamic Art; East Asian Art. 677 words.

[Kashi; Chin. Shufu, Shule]

Important trading town in the western part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Kashgar is located where the northern and southern...

Mt Wutai

Frances Wood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 937 words.

[Mt Wu-t’ai; Wutai shan; Wu-t’ai shan]

Monastic site in Wutai County in the north-east of Shanxi Province, China, approximately 150 km north-east of the provincial capital,...

Itsunen Shōyū

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 476 words.

[Yiran Xingrong; Li; Rōun’an]

(b Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, 1601; d Nagasaki, 1668).

Naturalized Japanese painter and Buddhist monk. Itsunen first came to...

Transculturalism in Asian diasporic art

Alice Ming Wai Jim.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 2285 words.

Transculturalism proposes an approach to contemporary Asian art practices that addresses the conditions defining the modern experience of Asian artists living and working outside of...

Zhang Huan

Melissa Chiu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 547 words.

(b Anyang, Jan 23, 1965).

Chinese performance artist, active also in the USA . Zhang studied art at Henan University and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. In...

Young, John Zerunge

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; East Asian Art. 482 words.

Chinese-Australian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Hong Kong.

Painter, performance artist, writer. Multimedia.

John Zerunge Young emigrated from Hong...

Ono, Yoko

Kevin Concannon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art; Performance Art and Dance; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1031 words.

(b Tokyo, Feb 18, 1933).

Japanese multimedia artist, composer, and musician, active also in the USA and the UK. Born into a prominent Japanese banking family, Ono spent her...