Publications

2005
Wang, Eugene. “Sound-Observer and Ways of Representing Presences”. Presence and Images: Essays on the ‘Presence’ of the Prototype within the Image. Ed. Rupert Shepherd. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. 259-78. Print.
2004
Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Robert E. Buswell, Jr. Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Ed. Eugene Wang. New York: Macmillan Reference USA/Thomson/Gale, 2004. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Of the True Body: The Buddha’s Relics and Corporeal Transformation in Tang Imperial Culture”. Body and Face in Chinese Visual Culture. Ed. Wu Hung & Katherine T. Mino. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press, 2004. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Oneiric Horizons and Dissolving Bodies: Buddhist Cave Shrine as Mirror Hall”. Art History 27.4 (2004): , 27, 4, 494-521. Print.Abstract

Special issue on Visual Culture

Wang, Eugene. “Romancing the Stone: An Archway in Shandong”. Orientations 35.2 (2004): , 35, 2, 90-97. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Sanyu ou un surréaliste chinois à Paris: Sanyu: A Chinese Surrealist in Paris”. Sanyu: l’écriture du corps: Language of the Body. Paris: ARAA, 2004. 53-65. Print.
2003
Wang, Eugene. “Pure Land Art”. Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Ed. Robert Buswell. New York: Macmillan, 2003. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Re-Figuring: Visual Rhetoric of Filial Piety in Sixth Century Northern Wei China”. Gu Kaizhi and the Admonitions Scroll. Ed. Shane McCausland. London: British Museum, 2003. 88-101. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “The Rhetoric of Book Illustration”. Treasures of the Yenching: The Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Exhibit Catalogue of the Harvard-Yenching Library. Ed. Patrick Hanan. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard-Yenching Library, 2003. 181-217. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Tope and Topos: the Leifeng Pagoda and the Discourse of the Demonic”. Writing and Materiality in China. Ed. Judith Zeitlin & Lydia Liu. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press, 2003. 488-552. Print.
2001
Wang, Eugene. “Preface”. Always Bright. Homa & Sekey Books: Dumont, NJ, 2001. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Sketch Conceptualism as Modernist Contingency”. Chinese Art: Modern Expressions. Ed. Maxwell Hearn & Judith Smith. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001. 102-61. Print.
2000
Wang, Eugene. “Grotto-Shrine as Chronotope and the Workings of Analogous Iconography: The Sixth-century Sculptural Program in Cave 38 at Yungang in Perspective”. Between Han and Tang: Religious Art in the Age of Transformation. Ed. Wu Hung. Beijing: Wenwu Press, 2000. 70-91. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “Perceptions of Change, Changes of Perception—West Lake as Contested Site/Sight in the Wake of 1911 Revolution”. Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 12.2 (2000): , 12, 2, 73-122. Print.Abstract

special issue, “Visual Culture and Memory.”

Wang, Eugene. “Watching the Steps: Peripatetic Vision in Medieval China”. Visuality Before and Beyond the Renaissance: Seeing as the Others See. Ed. Robert Nelson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 116-42. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “The Winking Owl: An Art Historical Thick Description”. Critical Inquiry 26 (2000): , 26, 435-73. Print.
1999
Wang, Eugene. “Coffins and Confucianism—The Northern Wei (386-534) Sarcophagus at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts”. Orientations (1999): , 56-64. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “The Taming of the Shrew: Wang Hsi-Chih (303-361) and Calligraphic Gentrification in Seventh-century China”. Character and Context. Ed. Cary Liu. Princeton Art Museum, 1999. 132-73. Print.
Wang, Eugene. “What Do Trigrams Have to Do with Buddhas? The Northern Liang (397-439) Stupas as a Hybrid Spatial Model”. RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics 35 (1999): , 35, 71-91. Print.
1998
Wang, Eugene. “Transformation in Heterotopia: The Longhuta and Its Relief-Sculptures”. Orientations (1998): , 32-40. Print.

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