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Red Aside: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection
Red Aside: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection
by Actar D
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A stunning presentation of works by contemporary Chinese artists, from the collection of the Swiss diplomat Uli Sigg, one of the worlds most influential collectors of Chinese contemporary art. This book reflects on the current state of art in China today... (read more)

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Avatars and Antiheroes: A Guide to Contemporary Chinese Artists
Avatars and Antiheroes: A Guide to Contemporary Chinese Artists
by Claudia Albertini
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Chinese contemporary art is currently enjoying a worldwide boom, fetching record-breaking prices at auction houses around the globe. The country's rapid transition from Communism to consumerism, and the dizzying changes brought about by urbanization... (read more)

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Outlines of Chinese Symbolism and Art Motives
Outlines of Chinese Symbolism and Art Motives
by Charles Al Williams
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This is the first paperbound edition of a standard reference volume long familiar to students of China and Chinese culture. The work of a scholarly English resident of China, it is an illustrated encyclopedia with hundreds of concise, clear, and... (read more)

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The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City
The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City
by Nancy Berliner
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For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden—itself a... (read more)

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Sacred Visions: Early Painting in Tibet
Sacred Visions: Early Painting in Tibet
by Steven Kossak
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Presents reproductions of 55 ancient Tibetan paintings, many never before published. Works are discussed in relation to their style, iconography, provenance, and date. Accompanying essays place the paintings in historical context by: tracking the... (read more)

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Buddhist Art and Architecture (World of Art)
Buddhist Art and Architecture (World of Art)
by Robert E Fisher
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To guide and inspire believers, innumerable symbols and images were made, beginning in India in the 3rd century BC. This phenomenally diverse tradition includes not only frescoes, relief carvings, colossal statues, silk embroideries and bronze ritual... (read more)

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Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art
Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art
by Adriana Proser
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According to sacred texts, the historical Buddha encouraged his disciples to make pilgrimages to sites associated with his life. As sacred images of the Buddha proliferated over time, it is said that his relics were divided among 84,000 South Asian sites... (read more)

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Oceanic Art (World of Art)
Oceanic Art (World of Art)
by Nicholas Thomas
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The dazzling colors and patterns of the art of the Pacific Islands have long entranced Western audiences, including artists such as Gauguin and Picasso. The tendency has been to regard Oceanic art as "primitive", mysterious, shrouded in taboo, but... (read more)

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The Art of Champa
The Art of Champa
by Jean-francois Hubert
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From 12 October 2005 to 9 January 2006, the Musee Guimet in Paris will play host to an exceptional exhibition: 'Treasures of Vietnamese Art... Champa Sculpture'. This show will bring together for the firt time, outstanding pieces from the Musee Guimet... (read more)

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Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection
Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection
by Alis De Lima Greene
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Alison de Lima Greene is curator of contemporary art and special projects, Vivian Li is curatorial assistant of Asian art, Elliott Zooey Martin is curatorial assistant of contemporary art and special projects, Christine Starkman is curator of Asian art... (read more)

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Made in China
Made in China
by Reed Darmon
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Made in China is a fun-filled, action-packed journey into the heart of Chinese pop culture. For Asia-philes, designers, and pop culture junkies, designer Reed Darmon has collected the most colorful (and in some cases, the kookiest) Chinese ephemera in... (read more)

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Buddha: Radiant Awakening
Buddha: Radiant Awakening
by Jackie Menzies
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Jackie Menzies provides illustrations of paintings, sculpture, metalwork, manuscripts, mandalas, and textiles, with images that range from early Indian sculptures to Japanese and Chinese scrolls, from a Tibetan tangka to a contemporary set of panels... (read more)

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Becoming Art: Exploring Cross-Cultural Categories
Becoming Art: Exploring Cross-Cultural Categories
by Howard Morphy
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Becoming Art provides a new analysis of the shifting cultural and social contexts that surround the production of Aboriginal art. Transcending the boundaries between anthropology and art history, the book draws on arguments from both disciplines to... (read more)

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Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: Volumes 1 and 2: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design (Stone Bridge Classics)
Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: Volumes 1 and 2: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design (Stone Bridge Classics)
by Ernest F Fenollosa
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Still regarded as a monumental survey of Eastern art, this comprehensive volume was intended for art collectors and general readers as well as travelers and scholars. It covers China and Korea in addition to Japan, and places a special emphasis on... (read more)

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Aboriginal Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
Aboriginal Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
by Howard Morphy
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For thousands of years Australian Aborigines have been making art. A manifestation of the creative forces of the Dreamtime, art is also a means of expressing individual and group identity. Howard Morphy surveys the great variety in Aboriginal art... (read more)

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Art and Archaeology of the Erligang Civilization (Publications of the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princ)
Art and Archaeology of the Erligang Civilization (Publications of the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princ)
by Kyle Steinke
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Named after an archaeological site discovered in 1951 in Zhengzhou, China, the Erligang civilization arose in the Yellow River valley around the middle of the second millennium BCE. Shortly thereafter, its distinctive elite material culture spread to a... (read more)

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Art of Tibet (World of Art)
Art of Tibet (World of Art)
by Robert Fisher
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With the spread of Buddhism among Westerners and the controversy over its status, interest in Tibet has never been greater. This mysterious land, now a province of the People's Republic of China, has produced some of the most fascinating and creative art... (read more)

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East Asian Lacquer: The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection
East Asian Lacquer: The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection
by James C Y Watt
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Compiled to document the exhibition of some 180 treasures representing an extremely fragile medium, the study of which has lagged behind other aspects of Asian art, this catalog is at once an introduction, a comprehensive scholarly treatment, and an... (read more)

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Undisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial
Undisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial
by Carly Lane
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The second National Indigenous Art Triennial, unDisclosed, charts the trajectory of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Australia since the first triennial, Culture Warriors, in 2007, exploring the work of 20 exemplary Indigenous artists from... (read more)

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Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia
Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia
by Betti Sue Hertz
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"Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia features 22 artists and artist groups from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. As strategies for incorporating cultural and artistic genealogies in their work, these practitioners variously... (read more)

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