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Japanese Buddhist Devotional Imagery and Sacred Sites, 1600 to the Present
Patricia Graham, University of Kansas, Lawrence

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Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art: 1600-2005 (Book)
Title: Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art: 1600-2005
Author: Patricia J. Graham
Abstract: This book explores the transformation of Buddhism from the premodern to the contemporary era in Japan and the central role its visual culture has played in this transformation. Although Buddhism is generally regarded as peripheral to modern Japanese society, this book demonstrates otherwise. It elucidates the thread of change over time in the practice of Buddhism as revealed in temple worship halls and other sites of devotion and in imagery representing the religion’s most popular deities and religious practices. It also introduces the work of modern and contemporary artists who are not generally associated with institutional Buddhism and its canonical visual requirements but whose faith inspires their art. I demonstrate that, contrary to prevailing scholarly opinion, recent works constitute a significant contribution to the history of Japanese art and architecture, providing evidence of Buddhism’s persistent and compelling presence at all levels of Japanese society and its evolution in response to the needs of new generations of supporters both within and beyond its orthodox institutions.
Year: 2007
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/faith-and-power-in-japanese-buddhist-art-1600-2005/oclc/141381983&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat record
Secondary URL: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-4992-9780824831912.aspx
Secondary URL Description: University of Hawaii Press online
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-0-8248-319

The Visual Culture of Japanese Buddhism from the Early Modern Period to the Present (Article)
Title: The Visual Culture of Japanese Buddhism from the Early Modern Period to the Present
Author: Patricia J. Graham
Abstract: The introduction of Buddhism to Japan in the sixth century marked a critical turning point in Japanese history. In the centuries following Buddhism's arrival, the faith quickly became a defining feature of Japanese civilization, in large part because of the diverse and abundant visual culture it engendered that both reflected and shaped its religious practice. Although Japanese Buddhism remains a vital living tradition, until recently little research was undertaken on its visual culture created after the sixteenth century. This essay describes the reasons for this neglect in the scholarly literature, drawing mainly on research in the recent book by Patricia Graham, Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art, 1600-2005 (2007).
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1749-8171.2011.00294.x/full
Primary URL Description: Online journal aimed at college students
Access Model: restricted use, access by subscription only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Religious Compass
Publisher: Wiley

Savior as Ascetic, Shakyamuni Undergoing Austerities by Kano Kazunobu (Article)
Title: Savior as Ascetic, Shakyamuni Undergoing Austerities by Kano Kazunobu
Author: Patricia J. Graham
Abstract: This article is an opportunity to explore Kano Kazunobu's life and art in greater detail, in the process addressing how the Spencer Museum's painting fits into his oeuvre and introducing several other paintings by him that reside in prominent Western museum collections, including several acquired in the late 19th century, before he drifted into obscurity. Finally, I will suggest reasons for the current resurgence of interest in Kazunobu in Japan.
Year: 2010
Primary URL: http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/handle/1808/6823
Primary URL Description: KU Scholars works download website
Access Model: open access
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Register, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas
Publisher: Spencer Museum of Art

Kenkyu shiryo: Kano Eino hitsu 'Higashiyama ki" (Research materials: Kano Eino's painting of 'A record of Higashiyama' (Article)
Title: Kenkyu shiryo: Kano Eino hitsu 'Higashiyama ki" (Research materials: Kano Eino's painting of 'A record of Higashiyama'
Author: Patricia J. Graham
Abstract: This article (text in Japanese) features a painting by Kano Eino (1631-1697), publisher of an early history of Japanese painting, Honcho gashi. Eino was the son of Kano Sansetsu (1589-1651), second generation head of the Kyoto Kano school. The painting under discussion is a handscroll depicting the imperial mortuary temple of Sennyuji, shortly after reconstruction in the seventeenth century, attached to a title and colophon by an eminent, emigrant Chinese Obaku monk, Kosen Shoton (1633-1695; Ch: Kao Chuan Xing Tong), who arrived in Japan in 1661 and became the fifth abbot of the sect in 1692.
Year: 2006
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Kokka. Vol. 1327 (May 2006): 36-38.
Publisher: Kokkasha, Tokyo

Naritasan Shinshoji and Commoner Patronage During the Edo Period (Article)
Title: Naritasan Shinshoji and Commoner Patronage During the Edo Period
Author: Patricia J. Graham
Abstract: This article illuminates the strength of motivations for, and manifestations of, Buddhist patronage by commoners at the large, sprawling Buddhist temple of Naritasan near Tokyo, during the 16th-19th centuries. The temple's great success enabled it to become one of Japan's most visited temples today. Commoners funded a fine group of well preserved buildings and numerous artworks by famous artists, donated to the temple both by pop culture luminaries (including actors, courtesans, and artists) and anonymous townspeople.
Year: 2004
Primary URL: https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/1811/5824/1/V12N2Graham.pdf
Primary URL Description: Online journal
Access Model: open access
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Early Modern Japan, an Interdisciplinary Journal, Fall-Winter 2004: 11-25.
Publisher: Early Modern Japan Network

Graham, Patricia J. Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art, 1600 2005 (Book)
Title: Graham, Patricia J. Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art, 1600 2005
Author: Graham, Patricia J.
Year: 2007
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780824831912
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780824831912


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