The Resource Buddhist treasures from Nara, Michael R. Cunningham ; with essays by John M. Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan

Buddhist treasures from Nara, Michael R. Cunningham ; with essays by John M. Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan

Label
Buddhist treasures from Nara
Title
Buddhist treasures from Nara
Statement of responsibility
Michael R. Cunningham ; with essays by John M. Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Among collections of Buddhist art, the museum at Nara towers over others as dramatically as its great pagodas dominate the surrounding countryside. This catalogue commemorates a historic exchange of exhibitions between the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Nara National Museum that brings the treasures of this collection for the first time to the West. Each of these transcendent objects is discussed in detail by curator Michael Cunningham, and essays by John Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan brilliantly illuminate their historical and cultural context. Together the authors describe the journey of these works of art through time, from their creation as objects of veneration and spiritual practice, through their decline in the regard of the nationalist culture of the nineteenth century, to their recovery of spiritual authority in the twentieth."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cunningham, Michael R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7357.N3
LC item number
C86 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Rosenfield, John M
  • Yiengpruksawan, Mimi Hall
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan
  • Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan
  • Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan
  • Nara
  • Buddhist art
  • Art, Japanese
  • Art, Japanese
  • Arte japonés
  • Arte japonés
  • Art, Japanese
  • Buddhist art
  • Boeddhistische kunst
  • Buddhistische Kunst
  • Ausstellung
  • Cleveland (Ohio, 1998)
  • Japan
  • Japan
Label
Buddhist treasures from Nara, Michael R. Cunningham ; with essays by John M. Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Aug. 9-Sept. 27, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-253)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Robert P. Bergman -- Greetings / Uchida Hiroyasu -- Foreword and acknowledgments / Michael R. Cunningham -- The legacy of Buddhist art at Nara / Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan -- Catalogue / Michael E. Cunningham -- Japanese Buddhist art: alive in the modern age / John M. Rosenfield -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Concordance of Buddhist deities -- Select bibliography -- Checklist of the exhibition
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
ix, 258 pages
Isbn
9780940717497
Lccn
98027230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39216356
  • (OCoLC)ocm39216356
Label
Buddhist treasures from Nara, Michael R. Cunningham ; with essays by John M. Rosenfield and Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Aug. 9-Sept. 27, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-253)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Robert P. Bergman -- Greetings / Uchida Hiroyasu -- Foreword and acknowledgments / Michael R. Cunningham -- The legacy of Buddhist art at Nara / Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan -- Catalogue / Michael E. Cunningham -- Japanese Buddhist art: alive in the modern age / John M. Rosenfield -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Concordance of Buddhist deities -- Select bibliography -- Checklist of the exhibition
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
ix, 258 pages
Isbn
9780940717497
Lccn
98027230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39216356
  • (OCoLC)ocm39216356

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