Lang Jingshan (China, 1892–1995), Yiye bianzhou du wanjiang (One small boat crosses a thousand rivers), 1963. LACDA.
From The Allegorical Landscape: Lang Jingshan’s Photography in Context by Mia Yinxing Liu as seen in this issue.
The Allegorical Landscape: Lang Jingshan’s Photography in Context
Mia Yinxing Liu, 1
The Pulled Back View: The Illustrated Life of Ippen and the Visibility of Karma in Medieval Japan
Chelsea Foxwell, 25
Painted Palm-Leaf Manuscripts and the Art of the Book in Medieval South Asia
Jinan Kim, 57
A Fifteenth-Century Sino-Tibetan Buddha Hall at the Lu Family Tusi
Aurelia Campbell, 87
Anonymous (Japan), Iroiro odoshi do-maru armor (multicolored lacing scale armor), Edo period (1603–1868), 18th century. Sculpture, metal, textile, doeskin and lacquer. Assembled on box (approx.): 139.7 × 68.6 × 68.6 cm. Toledo Museum of Art, 2013.26. Gift of the Winfield Foundation, by exchange.
Tenzing Rigdol (Tibet, b. 1982), Pin drop silence: Eleven-headed Avalokitesvara, 2013. Ink, pencil, acrylic, and pastel on paper, 232.7 × 124.8 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013.627. Gift of Andrew Cohen, in honor of Tenzing Rigdol and Fabio Rossi.
Zhang Hongtu (China, b. 1943), Mai Dang Lao (McDonald’s), 2002. Cast Bronze, Box of Fries 18.4 × 12.1 × 5.7 cm, Hamburger Box closed 8.9 × 11.7 × 12.1 cm, Fork 2.5 × 1.9 × 15.7 cm, Knife 1.6 × 0.3 × 14.8 cm. Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2014.82a–d. Gift of the artist.
Daiitoku Myōō (Wisdom King of Awe-Inspiring Power), Japan, Kamakura period, second half of the 13th century. Wood, metal, pigment, gold leaf, and rock crystal, 130.8 × 64.1 × 91.4 cm. Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2013.29.1a–g. Gift of the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture; formerly given to the Center in 2000 in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman Lee by the Clark Family in appreciation of the Lees’ friendship and help over many years.
Made by the Empire: Wang Xizhi’s Xingrangtie and Its Paradoxes
Martin Kern, 117
Imperial Apparitions: Manchu Buddhism and the Cult of Mañjuśrī
Wen-Shing Chou, 139
New Acquisitions: Art of Asia Acquired by North American Museums, 2012–2013, 181
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