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Kaikodo Journal XXVIII

Magnificent Obsessions

Corresponding to the exhibition held between March 16 and April 16, 2012. 40 Chinese and Japanese paintings; 31 Chinese objects (95 color plates). Preface by Howard Rogers. 234 pages.

Includes the essays:
Thomas Ebrey and Sara Yeung:
“The Wonder That Was Nanjing”
Kazuko Kameda-Madar:
“A Set of Four Guardian Hanging Scrolls and the Transformation of the Twelve
Devas Pictorial Tradition in Medieval Japan”

This issue of Kaikodo Journal includes two essays, the first of which is Thomas Ebrey and Sara Yeung, “The Wonder That Was Nanjing.” The second by Kazuko Kameda-Madar is entitled “A Set of Four Guardian Hanging Scrolls and the Transformation of the Twelve Devas Pictorial Tradition in Medieval Japan.” Both relate to important works included in the catalogue itself. The first is by Dr. Thomas Ebrey, formerly Professor of Biophysics at the University of Illinois and presently Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Washington, assisted by Dr. Sara Leung, who received her doctorate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is presently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Virginia. Their essay concerns The “Ten Bamboo Studio Collection of Painting and Calligraphy” produced by Hu Zhengyan in 1633 (cat. 10.) The second essay is by Dr. Kazuko Kameda-Madar, a graduate of the University of Hawai’i and a specialist in Japanese painting who is presently lecturing at Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu. Her essay focuses on the important set of Japanese guardian figures, dated to the early 14th century.

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