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The Asianart.com Forum is where we post contributions from our visitors on various subjects. The postings are not edited by Asianart.com and give an opportunity for visitors to express themselves on various subjects. To post an article, long letter, essay or review of an exhibiton or publications, please send it as email or as an attached document to an email (please note in your email program and version) to: . All contribtuions are welcome and encouraged. If you have images these may be used, time and staff permitting. Images sent already scanned and in digital form, will always be included if our Image Guidelines are followed.

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below find a brief description of items presently in this Forum: 


Ten interesting sites in Nara Area, Japan: by Reiji Yamashina: some interesting sites in Nara-city 
in Japan and its outskirts -
May 01, 01

The Global Emperor: The Global Emperor was the acquaintance of many Kathmandu valley dwellers in the 1960s and 1970's. - Feb 23, 01

A Halo of 7th century Japan:  Yoshitaka Takaki examines patterns on halo of
an Avalokitesvara (7th century) in Horyu-ji, the most distinct among halos
in ancient Japan. - Apr 19, 00

A Buddhist Pyramid Monument in Nara, Japan: by Yoshitaka Takaki, reports on a newly discovered pyramid structure in Nara - Dec 26, 99

Sitting pose of Apsara, by Yoshitaka Takaki, investigates the ancient poses of early Chinese art and their descendants in Korea and Japan. - May 4, 99

A Dozen articles on Asian Arts, a collection of essays by Yoshitaka Takaki, where the author has gathered together notes on various subjects - largely on Chinese art forms, including The oldest molded gourd,  Mold and the Silk Road, and Viking with a Buddha - Jan 29, 99

My Selection of Chinese Calligraphy. by Yoshitaka Takaki, Japan - Apr 7, 98

Modernization in Japan and the Ukiyo-e by Amaury García Rodríguez, Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México, A.C. -
Jan 16, 98

About two bamboo carving artists in Ching Dynasty by Yoshitaka Takaki, Japan -
Sep 15, 97

CREATING A TIBETAN RENAISSANCE Profile: Nyima Tsering, Sichuan, China, by Pamela Logan -
Feb 10, 97

Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, a review by Eric J. Hoffman -
Feb 10, 97

Power Places of Kathmandu, by Keith Dowman with photographs by Kevin Bubriski.
Review by William Forbes, Kathmandu. -
Sep 5, 96

Splendors of Imperial China: Jades from the National Palace Museum Review by Eric J. Hoffman of the Splendors of Imperial China show from a jade-lover's viewpoint. - July 14, 96

Jeremy Pine, Director, Golden Griffin Foundation: Letter: Golden Griffin '95, Mongun Taiga Valley, Tuva : 50* 5 Min. Latitude ; 91* Longitude. Fax by Satellite Telephone, courtesy of Hongkong Telecom.

Francince Sliwka, TWO ASPECTS OF SERINDIAN ART: SERINDIA, WHERE ETYMOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY MEET, comments by Francine Sliwka a propos the exhibition shown at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais in Paris until February 19, 1996, and subsequently exhibited in Tokyo: Serindia, Land of the Buddha: Ten Centuries of Art on the Silk Road.

 


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