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  THE HUNTINGTON ARCHIVE
Publications by John C. Huntington

Publications by John C. Huntington

Bibliography:


00.  Dissertation:

00:1. Styles and Stylistic Sources of Tibetan Painting, Ann Arbor, 1969.



01. Books and Catalogs:

01:01. Oceanic Art, an exhibition catalog, Fullerton, California, 1966.

01:02. The Phur-pa: Tibetan Ritual Daggers, Artibus Asiae Supplementum, vol. XXXIII, Ascona, 1975

01:03. The little Monk Meditates, New York, Weatherhill, Inc. 1995 (Drawings and text by JCH)



02. Books and Catalogs Contributed to:

*All highlighted titles are downloadable PDFs of original text.

02:01. The Art of the Indian Subcontinent, exhibition catalog, edited by J[oseph] LeRoy Davidson, Los Angeles, 1968.

02:02. (Contributor to) The Art of Ancient India: Buddhist Hindu and Jain, (principal author, Susan L. Huntington), Tokyo: John Weatherhill, 1985.

02:03. (With Susan L. Huntington) Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th - 12th Centuries) and its International Legacy, Dayton Art Institute, Seattle, Washington and Dayton Ohio, 1990.

Selected Readings from Leaves from the Bodhi Tree:

02:04. (Editor and partial Author) Mirrors of the Heart Mind: The Rezk Collection of Tibetan Art from the Permanent collection of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto (Pennsylvania), The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, 1998.

Co-edited entire catalogue.
Prepared the following essays:
  • "Introduction"
  • "Popular Buddhism in Tibet"
  • "Tantric or Yogic Buddhism: the Inner Being and the Methodology of Salvation"
  • "Vajrasattva, the Practitioner as Adamantine Being"
  • "Adi Buddha: The Definition of "Highest" Buddha-Nature"

02:05. (With Dina Bangdel and 20 OSU students), The Circle of Bliss, Buddhist Meditational Art, Chicago, Serindia and Columbus, The Columbus Museum of Art, 2003.

Selected Reading from The Circle of Bliss:



03. Archival Publications:

*All Huntington photographs in the following materials are available in the Huntington Archive Digital Database Collection.

Principal Investigator/Project Director and primary photographer for the following:

03:01. American Committee for South Asian Art Microfiche Archive, Kushana Archive, Edited by Susan L. Huntington, Leiden, 1975

03:02. ______________________________________, Gupta Archive, Edited by Susan L. Huntington, Leiden, 1975

03:03. ______________________________________, Western Cave Archive, Edited by Walter M. Spink, Leiden, 1975

03:04. ______________________________________, Gandhara Archive, Edited by Susan L. Huntington and Janice L. Dundon (ne Leoshko), Leiden, 1980

03:05. ______________________________________, Pala Archive, Edited by Susan L. Huntington, Leiden, 1996



04. Major Web Publications:

*All highlighted titles are links to original or updated web presentations.

Supervised and responsible for the content of the web publication of the following:

04.01. Maps of Asia (all original JCH drawings).
Set up in 1997 with ongoing additions to date.

04.02. Lost and Stolen Images of Afghanistan and Nepal.
Set up in 1997

04.03. Art of Newar Buddhism, Nepal.
Set up in 1997.

04.04. Exhibition: The Art of Doshu Kanayama.
Set up in 1998.

04.05. Mirrors of the Heart Mind: The Rezk Collection of Tibetan Art from the Permanent collection of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Posted June 1998

04.06. Chinese Buddhist Art.

04.07. Circle of Bliss.
A complete visual presentation of the exhibition with “identifying materials".



05. Articles:

*All highlighted titles are downloadable PDFs of original text.

05:01. "On the Conservation of Tibetan Thang-kas", in Studies in Conservation, vol. 14 (1969), pp. 152-54.

05:02. "The Technique of Tibetan Painting", in Studies in Conservation, vol. 15 (1970), pp. 122-133.

05:03. "The Iconography and Structure of the Mountings of Tibetan Paintings", in Studies in Conservation, vol. 15 (1970), pp. 190-205.

05:04. "Avalokiteshvara and the Namaskara-mudra in Gandhara", in Studies in Indo-Asian Art and Culture, vol. 1 (1972), pp. 91-100.

05:05. "Gu-ge bris: A Stylistic Amalgam", in Aspects of Indian Art, edited by P. Pal, Leiden, 1972, pp. 105-117.

05:06. "Iconography of Evil Deities in Tibet", in Studies in Indo-Asian Art and Culture, vol. 3 (1973), pp. 55-75.

05:07. "The Lomas Rishi: Another Look", in Archives of Asian Art, vol. XXVIII (1974-75), pp. 34-56.

05:08. "The Tendai Iconographic Model Book Shosonzuzo, Dated 1858", in Studies in Indo-Asian Art and Culture, vol. 4 (1975), pp. 121-424.

05:09. "A Gandharan Image of Amitabha's Sukhavati", in Annali del 'Istituto oriental di Napoli, vol. 40 (New Series, vol. XXX) (1980), pp. 651-672.

05:10. "The Iconography of Sanchi Stupa I", in Gesar, winter issue 1980, pp. 10-12.

05:11. "Cave Six at Aurangabad: A Tantrayana Monument?" in Kaladarsana: American Studies in the Art of India, edited by Joanna G. Williams, New Delhi, etc., 1981, pp. 47-55.

05:12. "Three Essays on Himalayan Metal Images in the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection:"

  1. "On the Question of Stylistic Sources and their Local Interpretation in Western Tibet;"
  2. "Bodhisattvas in Kashmiri and Nepali Interpretations;"
  3. "Depicting the Unseeable: A Problem in Kashmiri Iconology",
In Apollo, vol. CXVIII, no. 261 (Nov. 1983), pp. 416-425.

05:13. "The Iconography and Iconology of Maitreya Images in Gandhara" in Journal of Central Asia, vol. VII:1, (July 1984), pp. 133-179.

05:14. "The Origin of the Buddha Image: Early Image Traditions and the Concept of Buddhadarsanapunya", in Studies in Buddhist Art of South Asia, edited by A. K. Narain, Delhi, 1985, pp. 23-58.

05:15. "Sowing the Seeds of the Lotus: A Journey to the Great Pilgrimage Sites of Buddhism", part I [Lumbini and Bodhgaya], in Orientations, vol. 16, no. 11 (Nov. 1985), pp. 46-61.

05:16. "The Images of the Cult of the Brihad Buddha", in In The Arts (house organ of The College of the Arts, The Ohio State University), vol. VI (Oct. 1985), pp. 6-11.

05:17. "Sowing the Seeds of the Lotus: A Journey to the Great Pilgrimage Sites of Buddhism", part II [Rshipatana Mrigadava], in Orientations, vol. 17, no. 2(Feb. 1986), pp. 28-43.

05:18. "Sowing the Seeds of the Lotus: A Journey to the Great Pilgrimage Sites of Buddhism", part III [Shravasti and Sankasya], in Orientations, vol. 17, no. 3 (Mar. 1986), pp. 32-46.

05:19. "Sowing the Seeds of the Lotus: A Journey to the Great Pilgrimage Sites of Buddhism", part IV [Vaishali and Rajagriha], in Orientations, vol. 17, no. 6 (Jul. 1986), pp. 28-4.

05:20. "Notes on the Iconography and Iconology of the Paro Tseche Festival Giant Thang-ka", in Orientations, vol. 17, no. 6 (Jul. 1986), pp. 51-57, 7.

05:21. "A Note on a Buddha Image from China Dated to the Year 36 of the Pre-Christian Era (Former Han, Chien Chao 3rd Year)", in Lalit Kala, vol 22, n.d. (1986), pp. 27-320.

05:22. "Sowing the Seeds of the Lotus: A Journey to the Great Pilgrimage Sites of Buddhism", part V [Kushinagara, Appendices and Notes], in Orientations, vol. 17, no. 9 (Sept. 1986), pp. 46-58.

05:23. "The Iconography of the Tan-yao Caves, Yungang", in Oriental Art, n.s. vol. xxxii:2 (Summer 1986), pp. 142-160. [Winner of the Bluett Centenary Award competition]

05:24. "A Note of Cave 17, 'the Library" or Hong Bian's Reliquary Chamber", in Ars Orientalis, vol. XVI, (1987) pp. 93-101.

05:25. "Pilgrimage as Image: the Cult of the Astamahapratiharya", part I, in Orientations, vol. 18, no. 4 (April 1987), pp. 55-63.

05:26. "Pilgrimage as Image: the Cult of the Astamahapratiharya", part II, in Orientations, vol. 18, no. 8 (August 1987), pp. 56-68.

05:27. "A Note on a Chinese Text Demonstrating the Earliness of Tantra", in The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, vol. 10:2, (1987), pp. 88-98.

05:28. "A Section of an Early Portable Shrine from Gandhara", in Indological Studies: Prof. D. C. Sircar Commemoration Volume., Edited by S. K. Maity and Upendra Thakur, New Delhi, Abhinav Publications, 1988.

05:29. "Mathura Evidence for the Early Teachings of Mahayana", in Mathura: The Cultural Heritage, Edited by Doris M. Srinivasan, American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi, 1989, pp. 85-95.

05:30. (With Susan L. Huntington) "Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th Centuries) and its International Legacy", in Orientations, , vol. 20, no. 10 (October 1989), pp. 26-46.

05:31. "A Re-examination of a Kanishka Period Tetradrachm Coin Type with an Image of Metrago/Maitreya on the Reverse (Göbl 793.1) and a Brief Notice on the importance of the inscription relative to Bactro-Gandharan Buddhist iconography of the period." in Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, vol. 16:2 (1993).

05:32. "The Iconography of Borobudur revisited: The Concepts of Slesha (Multivalent Symbology) and the Sarava[buddha]kaya as Applied to the remaining Problems." in Klokke, Marijke and Pauline Lungsingh Scheurleer, eds., Ancient Indonesian Sculpture. Leiden, KITLV press, 1994, pp. 133-153.

05:33. "The Lomas Risi Visualization Project", in anonymous, The Processing of Perception, Columbus. The Ohio State University Presses, 1995, pp. 18-19.

05:34. "Rebirth in Amitabha's Sukhavati", in The Pure Land Tradition: History and Development, edited by James Foard and Michael Solomon, and Richard K. Payne, Berkeley, Berkeley Buddhist Studies Series, 1996, pp. 43-105.

05:35. (With Dina Bangdel) "Recreating an Almost-Lost Subject in Newar Buddhist Art: The Svayambhu Jyotirupa", in Orientations, vol. 27:7 July/august 1996, pp. 45-50.

05:36. "The Study and Teaching of Buddhist Art and Iconography using Computer Technology." (Invited article) in The Pacific World: Journal of the institute of Buddhist Studies. March 1997.

05:37. Four Articles in William M. Johnston, ed., Encyclopedia of Monasticism: two vols., Chicago and London, Fitzroy and Dearborn publishers, 2000.

  1. “Mandala,” II: 808-815;
  2. “Mount Meru,” II: 895-901;
  3. “Stupa,” II: 1204-1212;
  4. (With Chaya Chandrasekhar) “Buddhist Monasteries in Southern Asia,” I: 55-66

05:38. “The Buddhas of Bamiyan” In Archaeological Odyssey, July-August 2001 pp. 35-39, 58.

05:39. (With Chaya Chandrasekhar) “The Dharmachakramudrå variant at Ajanta: An Iconological Study,” in Ars Orientalis Supplement I (Festschrift honoring Walter M. Spink ) Stephen Markel, Ed, 2000. Pp 34-39.

05:40. (With Dina Bangdel) “A Case Study in Religious Continuity: The Nepal-Bengal Connection,” in Orientations, vol. 32, N. 7 (Sept 2001, pp. 63-70).
(Direct publication of a Fulbright Grant Research Project of 1994)

05:41-43. (The majority of this issue of Orientations issue was devoted to Nepalese art historical studies at OSU)

  1. “Introduction” [to the issue and to Nepalese Buddhist studies at OSU]
  2. “The Iconography of Svayambhu Mahachaitya: the Main Mandalas”
  3. (with Olivia Caldiera) “Lain Singh Bangdel (1924-2002)”
in Orientations, vol. 33, n. 10, (Dec 2002), pp. 16, 16-23, & 60 respectively

05:44-45. (The entire issue of Orientations was devoted to the Circle of Bliss exhibition)

  1. “Early Painting and the Bengal connection”
  2. “The Study of Himalayan Paintings: New Techniques and Tools,”
in Orientations, vol. 34:8 (October 2003) pp. 32-40 and 56-64 respectively

05:46. “Nevar Artist Jivarama’s Sketch Book,” in Indian Art Treasures: Suresh Neotia Collection. Varanasi; Jñana-Pravaha (Center for Cultural Studies and Research) with Mosaic Books 2006, pp. 74-85.

05:47. “A Broken Date In Paris, A Review of the Catalogue Art of the Ganges Delta" in Orientations, October 2008. Lead article.

05:48.“The Buddhas of Sarnath”, in Orientations, March 09



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