TOC Oct 7, 2005

Orientations, Vol. 36, No. 7 (Oct 2005)

ORIENTATIONS VOLUME 36 NUMBER 7 OCTOBER 2005

An Introduction and three articles celebrating the opening on
28 October of the National Museum of Korea:

Table Of Contents

The Opening of the New National Museum of Korea

The Galleries of Korean Archaeology and History: Understanding Korean
History from the Prehistoric to the Joseon Period by Jin Geun Hong, Curator
of Archaeology, and Yong Joong Jo, Curator of History, National Museum of
Korea.
Illustrating this discussion are highlights from the archaeological
collection that will be on view in the new galleries.

Appreciating Masterpieces of Korean Art at the National Museum of Korea's
New Galleries Lee Kwi Young, Curator of Fine Art, National Museum of Korea.
To illustrate the discussion are masterpieces in the museum's collection of
ceramics, paintings, calligraphy and Buddhist sculpture.

The Asian Art Galleries at the National Museum of Korea Seunghye Sun,
Curator of Asian Art, National Museum of Korea.
The author discusses selected highlights in the collections from Indonesia,
China, Central Asia and Japan as well works excavated from the tombs of
Nangnang area and from the Sinan seabed.

Nanga: Transformations in Japanese Literati Painting
Stephen Addiss, University of Richmond, Virginia.
Selected for his discussion are examples from the Ruth and Sherman Lee
Institute for Japanese Art at the Clark Centre that demonstrate the visual,
poetic and intellectual delight that nanga, the works of Japanese
poet-painters in the Chinese literati tradition, offer to those who enter
its artistic world.

A Tribute to Stephen Addiss
Joan D. Baekeland.

17th Century Chinese Export Teapots: Imagination and Diversity Shirley
Maloney Mueller, an independent scholar specializing in Chinese export
porcelain.
The author gives an account of how the habit of drinking tea developed in
Europe, why there was a preference for imported Chinese teapots and looks at
how their shapes and designs developed in the 17th century.

'Rustic Splendors: Kiln Treasures from Shiwan'
by So Kam Ng Lee, guest curator of the Shiwan ware exhibition on view at the
Pacific Heritage Museum, San Francisco until 25 March 2006.
The works selected by the author reveal the superb qualities that rank the
best of Shiwan ceramics alongside fine art from more prestigious Chinese
kilns.

Interview with Gyalchung Jigme Bista.

Book Review
by Robert Piccus: "Ming Furniture in the Light of Chinese Architecture" by
Sarah Handler.

PREVIEWS OF 'ASIAN ART IN LONDON' and 'TREASURES FROM THE SILK ROAD TO THE
SANTA FE TRAIL'.

China Guardian Auctions in Beijing.

Once Again: Kalyanasundaramurti, the Sacred Marriage of God Shiva Marianne
Yaldiz, Director, Museum of Indian Art, Berlin and Toralf Gabsch.
In her response to Claudine Bautze-Picron's commentary `The "Rewriting" of
Indian Art History' in the December 2002 issue of Orientations, the author
uses textual and scientific analysis to defend the authenticity of a bronze
image in the museum.

Commentary: Chinese Painting ... Once Upon a Time in the West.
Laura B. Whitman.


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Reference:
TOC: Orientations, Vol. 36, No. 7 (Oct 2005). In: ArtHist.net, Oct 7, 2005 (accessed May 24, 2024), <https://arthist.net/archive/27612>.

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