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Enchanted by Lohans in Boston

Minna Törmä

in Enchanted by Lohans: Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139842
eISBN:
9789888268405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139842.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter gives elaboration on the title of the book and discussed what made Sirén start his career anew at the age of 40. It looks at the state of Chinese art history studies and practice of ... More


The Creation of the Vocabulary of Aesthetics in Meiji Japan

Michael F. Marra

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the development of a vocabulary of aesthetics in Japan during the Meiji period. It was during the early Meiji period (1868–1912) that the notion of “fine arts” in the Western ... More


The Painter and His Audiences

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes Kano Hōgai’s efforts to confront a new set of challenges brought on by the Meiji Restoration and by the demand for images to display at public exhibitions. Instead of ... More


Introduction: Nihonga and the Historical Inscription of the Modern

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japonisme in its earliest phase (until roughly 1900) is most commonly understood as the nineteenth-century Western discovery or even invention (per Oscar Wilde) of Japan. Yet members of the Japanese ... More


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