Category Archives: Asian Art

Art, Science, and Diplomacy in French India

A review of Mercantile Aesthetics: Art, Science, and Diplomacy in French India (1664-1761), by Liza Oliver. This dissertation unravels the meaning of South Indian textiles…

Performing the Sacred in Newar Buddhist Art

A review of Dīpaṅkara Buddha and the Patan Samyak Mahādāna in Nepal: Performing the Sacred in Newar Buddhist Art, by Kerry Lucinda Brown. This dissertation…

DHAsia 2017 Call for Proposals

DHAsia, a pioneering Digital Humanities initiative at Stanford University, is seeking proposals for its 2017 short-term residency program focused on East, South, Southeast, and Inner/Central…

Experimental Photography of Ruins in China

A review of Building a History of Experimental Photography of Ruins in Chinese Demolition, by Xavier Ortells-Nicolau. “A philosopher who has evolved his entire thinking…

The Horse in Pre-Imperial China

A review of The Horse in Pre-Imperial China, by Xiang Wan This dissertation provides a rich account of the role of the domestic horse in…

Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Art

A review of Connecting Across Boundaries: The Use of Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Court Art from Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, by Yoonjung Seo. The…