OverviewPaying tribute to a professor who has profoundly shaped East Asian art history as it is today through multifaceted, comprehensive, and innovative research, this collection features 18 essays on Chinese, Korean, and Japanese art and archaeology by students of Lothar Ledderose. The geographical, temporal, and thematic range of the volume reflects the changes undergone by the discipline in recent years, with contributions that address tomb architecture, Buddhist cave temples and stone inscriptions, and exhibition and art policy. Comprehensive and well-referenced, this study also undertakes case studies of calligraphy, painting and textiles, and instances of transcultural inspiration in painting, the graphic arts, and ceramics from Europe and the Far East.
Author BiographyBurglind Jungmann is a professor of Korean art history at the University of California–Los Angeles. She lives in Los Angeles. Adele Schlombs is the director of the Museum of East Asian Art in Cologne, Germany. Melanie Trede is a professor of history and Japanese art at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.