Publications

Absence: On the Culture and Philosophy of the Far East (by Byung-Chul Han; translated by Daniel Steuer)

Title: Absence: On the Culture and Philosophy of the Far East Author: Byung-Chul Han Translated by: Daniel Steuer Published by: Polity Books, 2023 Western thinking has long been dominated by…

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The Ghost in the City: Luo Ping and the Craft of Painting in Eighteenth-Century China (by Michele Matteini)

Title: The Ghost in the City: Luo Ping and the Craft of Painting in Eighteenth-Century China Author: Michele Matteini Published by: University of Washington Press, 2023 In 1771 the artist…

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Gods, Deities, and Demons in the Paintings of Kucha (Leipzig Kucha Studies: 4) by Monika Zin

Title: Gods, Deities, and Demons in the Paintings of Kucha Author: Monika Zin Series: Leipzig Kucha Studies: 4 Published by: Dev Publishers & Distributors, 2023 This book changes our perspective…

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Porcelain for the Emperor: Manufacture and Technocracy in Qing China (by Kai Jun Chen)

Title: Porcelain for the Emperor: Manufacture and Technocracy in Qing China Author: Kai Jun Chen Published by: University of Washington Press, 2023 The exquisite ceramic ware produced at the Imperial…

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Arts, Special Issue “The Zoomorphic Arts of Ancient Central Eurasia” (edited by Petya Andreeva)

Journal: Arts (open access) Special Issue Title: The Zoomorphic Arts of Ancient Central Eurasia Special Issue Editor: Dr. Petya Andreeva (Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School…

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Fragile Cargo: The World War II Race to Save the Treasures of China’s Forbidden City (by Adam Brookes)

Title: Fragile Cargo: The World War II Race to Save the Treasures of China's Forbidden City Author: Adam Brookes Published by: Atria Books, 2023 Spring 1933: The silent courtyards and…

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Kilns in East and North Asia: The adoption of ceramic industries (edited by Tomoko Nagatomo, Maria Shinoto and Daisuke Nakamura)

Title: Kilns in East and North Asia: The adoption of ceramic industries Editors: Tomoko Nagatomo, Maria Shinoto and Daisuke Nakamura Published by: BAR Publishing, 2022 The start of ceramic industry…

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China Pluperfect I: Epistemology of Past and Outside in Chinese Art (edited by Frank Vigneron)

Title: China Pluperfect I: Epistemology of Past and Outside in Chinese Art Edited by: Frank Vigneron Publisehd by: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2022 Initially based on a…

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China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting (Edited by Elisa Ambrosio, Francine Giese, Alina Martimyanova and Hans Bjarne Thomsen)

Title: China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting Edited by: Elisa Ambrosio, Francine Giese, Alina Martimyanova and Hans Bjarne Thomsen Published by: De Gruyter, 2023 With contributions from…

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Spatial Dunhuang: Experiencing the Mogao Caves (by Wu Hung)

Title: Spatial Dunhuang: Experiencing the Mogao Caves Author: Wu Hung Published by: University of Washington Press, February 2023 Constructed over a millennium from the fourth to fourteenth centuries CE near…

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Material Contradictions in Mao’s China (edited by Jennifer Altehenger and Denise Y. Ho)

Title: Material Contradictions in Mao's China Edited by: Jennifer Altehenger and Denise Y. Ho Published by: University of Washington Press, 2022 The growth of markets and consumerism in China‚Äôs post-Mao…

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The Guyuan Mizong Collection: A Study of Inner Asian Steppe Bronzes (by Emma C. Bunker and Ursula Brosseder)

Title: The Guyuan Mizong Collection: A Study of Inner Asian Steppe Bronzes Authors: Emma C. Bunker and Ursula Brosseder Published by: Harrassowitz, 2022 Representing the lifetime achievement of the late…

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