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GI-50172-10
Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan
Anthony Hirschel, University of Chicago

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Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan (Catalog)
Title: Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan
Author: Katherine R. Tsiang
Author: Richard A. Born
Abstract: The exhibition Echoes of the Past—co-organized by the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery— draws upon the findings of a multiyear research project headed by Katherine R. Tsiang at the University of Chicago’s Center for the Arts of East Asia. Using such twenty-first-century technologies as 3-D scanning, Tsiang and an international team of technicians and scholars have identified many of the dispersed sculptures from Xiangtangshan in an effort to shed new light on the original beauty and meaning of the cave temples. This exhibition catalog features entries with full-color illustrations of the works in the exhibition as well as six new essays discussing the artistic, historical, and religious significance of the caves and their sculptures and recent research dedicated to their digital reconstruction.
Year: 2010
Primary URL: http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/exhibitions/echoes-of-the-past/
Primary URL Description: Smart Museum exhibition page
Secondary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/echoes-of-the-past-the-buddhist-cave-temples-of-xiangtangshan/oclc/587198890&referer=brief_results
Secondary URL Description: WorldCat.com catalogue page
Catalog Type: Exhibition Catalog
Publisher: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago

Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan (Exhibition)
Title: Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan
Curator: Katherine R. Tsiang
Curator: Richard A. Born
Curator: J. Keith Wilson
Abstract: rganized by the Smart Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Echoes of the Past represents the culmination of this extraordinary research project. It sheds new light on the original beauty and meaning of the shrines, uniting dispersed objects from Xiangtangshan—considered among the finest achievements of Chinese sculpture—with innovative digital components, including a video installation that provides an immersive, kinetic re-creation of one of the most important caves.
Year: 2010
Primary URL: http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/exhibitions/echoes-of-the-past/
Primary URL Description: Smart Museum exhibition page
Secondary URL: http://xts.uchicago.edu/
Secondary URL Description: Research project page


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