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Authored Books

Luczanits, Christian (2004) Buddhist Sculpture in Clay: Early Western Himalayan Art, late 10th to early 13th centuries. Chicago: Serindia.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Harrison, John and Luczanits, Christian and Ramble, Charles and Drandul, Nyima, eds. (2018) A Blessing for the Land: The Architecture Art and History of a Buddhist Convent in Mustang Nepal. Kathmandu: Vajra Publications.

Lo Bue, Erberto F. and Luczanits, Christian, eds. (2010) Tibetan Art and Architecture in Context. PIATS 2006: Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Königswinter 2006. Halle (Saale): International Institute for Tibetan Studies.

Petech, Luciano and Luczanits, Christian, eds. (1999) Inscriptions from the Tabo Main Temple. Texts and Translations. Rome: IsIAO.

Book Chapters

Luczanits, Christian (2019) 'A Crucial Link in Fifteenth-Century Tibetan Art.' In: Clemente, Michela and Nalesini, Oscar and Venturi, Federica, (eds.), Perspectives on Tibetan Culture: A Small Garland of Forget-me-nots Offered to Elena De Rossi Filibeck. Kathmandu: Vajra Publications, pp. 203-226.

Luczanits, Christian (2018) 'Unveiling a Unique Ningma Pantheon: the Art of Gönpa Gang.' In: Harrison, John and Luczanits, Christian and Ramble, Charles and Drandul, Nyima, (eds.), A Blessing for the Land: The Architecture Art and History of a Buddhist Convent in Mustang Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal: Vajra Books, pp. 54-99.

Skedzuhn, Alexandra and Oeter, Martina and Bläuer, Christine and Luczanits, Christian (2018) 'The secrets of 14th century wall painting in the Western Himalayas: Structural damage sheds light onto the painting technique in the Tsuglag-khang in Kanji in Ladakh.' In: Earth Construction & Tradition, Vol. 2. Vienna: IVA–ICRA Institute for Comparative Research in Architecture, pp. 205-222.

Allinger, Eva and Luczanits, Christian (2017) 'A Vajradhātu Mandala in a Prajñāpāramitā Manuscript of Tabo Monastery.' In: Early West Tibetan Buddhist Monuments: Architecture, Art,History and Texts. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press. (Forthcoming)

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'The Nako Monuments in Context.' In: Krist, Gabriela, (ed.), Nako: Research and Conservation in the Western Himalayas. Wien; Köln; Weimar: Böhlau, pp. 19-45.

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'Prajnaparamita, Alchi and Kashmir - On the Cultural Background of a Unique Bronze.' In: An Exceptional and Magnificent Bronze Alloy Figure of Prajnaparamita. Beijing: Poly Auction.

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'Inspired by the Past: the Art of Chöying Dorjé and Western Himalayan Sculpture.' In: Debreczeny, Karl and Tuttle, Gray, (eds.), The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet's Turbulent Seventeenth Century. Chicago: Serindia, pp. 107-151.

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'Puja and Piety in Buddhism.' In: Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art and University of California Press, pp. 116-137.

Luczanits, Christian (2015) 'Mirror of the Buddha: An Early Tibetan Portrait.' In: Elegante Zusammenkunft im Gelehrtengarten. Studien zur Ostasiatischen Kunst zu Ehren von Jeong-hee Lee-Kalisch / Elegant Gathering in a Scholar’s Garden: Studies in East Asian Art in Honor of Jeong-hee Lee-Kalisch. Waimar: VDG, pp. 56-62.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'From Kashmir to Western Tibet: The Many Faces of a Regional Style.' In: Linrothe, Rob, (ed.), Collecting Paradise. Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies. New York & Evanston: Rubin Museum of Art and Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, pp. 108-149.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'Beneficial to See: Early Drigung Painting.' In: Jackson, David Paul, (ed.), Painting Traditions of the Drigung Kagyu School. New York: Rubin Museum of Art, pp. 214-259.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'The Many Faces of Buddha Vairocana.' In: van Alphen, Jan, (ed.), The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide. New York and Antwerp: Rubin Museum of Art and BAI, MAS Books, 12-23, 163–166.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'The diffusion of Gandharan and Indian models in South Asia.' In: Leriche, Pierre, (ed.), Art et civilisation de l’orient hellénisé : Rencontres et échanges culturels d’Alexandre aux Sassanides. Paris: Editions A&J Picard, pp. 245-250.

Luczanits, Christian (2013) 'The Buddha Beyond. Figuration in Gandharan Cult Imagery.' In: Ehrhard, Franz-Karl and Maurer, Petra, (eds.), Nepalica-Tibetica. Festgabe für Christoph Cüppers. Andiast: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp. 1-21.

Luczanits, Christian (2013) 'Conservation and research in Buddhist art from an art-historical perspective.' In: Park, David and Wangmo, Kuenga and Cather, Sharon, (eds.), Art of Merit: Studies in Buddhist Art and its Conservation. Proceedings of the Buddhist Art Forum 2012. London: Archetype, pp. 187-202.

Harrison, Paul and Luczanits, Christian (2012) 'New Light on (and from) the Muhammad Nari Stele.' In: 2011 nendo dai ikkai kokusai shinpojiumu puroshīdingusu: Jōdokyō ni kansuru tokubetsu kokusai shinpojiumu. Kyoto: Ryukoku University Research Center for Buddhist Cultures in Asia, 69-127, plates 197–207.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'Approaches to Historic Indian and Indo-Tibetan Sculpture.' In: Pandya Dhar, Parul, (ed.), Indian Art History: Changing Perspectives. New Delhi: DK Printworld & National Museum Institute, 153-167 + figs 11.1–11.4.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'The Bodhisattva and the Future Buddha Maitreya.' In: Proser, Adriana, (ed.), The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Art of Gandhara. New York: Asia Society Museum, pp. 59-64.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'On the Iconography of Tibetan Scroll Paintings (thang ka) Dedicated to the Five Tathāgatas.' In: Lo Bue, Erberto F., (ed.), Art in Tibet. Issues in Traditional Tibetan Art from the Seventh to the Twentieth Century. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 37-51 + pls. 6.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'Siddhas, Hierarchs, and Lineages: Three Examples for Dating Tibetan Art.' In: Jackson, David Paul, (ed.), Mirror of the Buddha, Early Portraits from Tibet. New York: Rubin Museum of Art, 170-203, 214.

Luczanits, Christian and Neuwirth, Holger (2010) 'The Development of the Alchi Temple Complex. An Interdisciplinary Approach.' In: Krist, Gabriela and Bayerová, Tatjana, (eds.), Heritage Conservation and Research in India. 60 years of Indo-Austrian collaboration. Wien, Weimar: Böhlau, pp. 79-84.

Luczanits, Christian (2010) 'In Search of the Perfection of Wisdom. A short note on the third narrative depicted in the Tabo Main Temple.' In: Franco, Eli and Zin, Monika, (eds.), From Turfan to Ajanta: Festschrift for Dieter Schlingloff on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday. Lumbini, Nepal: Lumbini International Research Institute, pp. 567-578.

Luczanits, Christian (2010) 'Mandalas of Mandalas: The Iconography of a Stupa of Many Auspicious Doors for Phag mo gru pa.' In: Lo Bue, Erberto F. and Luczanits, Christian, (eds.), Tibetan Art and Architecture in Context. PIATS 2006: Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Königswinter 2006. Halle (Saale): International Institute for Tibetan Studies, pp. 281-310.

Luczanits, Christian (2010) 'Prior to Birth. The Tuṣita episodes in Indian Buddhist literature and art.' In: Cüppers, Christoph and Deeg, Max and Durt, Hubert, (eds.), The Birth of the Buddha. Proceedings of the Seminar Held in Lumbini, Nepal, October 2004. Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute, pp. 41-91.

Luczanits, Christian (2009) 'Ritual, Instruction and Experiment: Esoteric Drawings from Dunhuang.' In: Pande, Anupa and Sharma, Mandira, (eds.), The Art of Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent in Cross Culture Perspective. New Delhi: National Museum Institute-Aryan Books International, 140-149 & 11 figs..

Luczanits, Christian (2009) 'Styles in Western Himalayan Art.' In: Jisheng, Xie and Wenhua, Luo and Jing, Anning, (eds.), Han Zang Fo jiao mei shu yan jiu : 2007 sic di san jie Xizang kao gu yu yi shu guo ji xue shu tao lun hui lun wen ji - Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium of Tibetan Art and Archaeology, Oct. 2006, Beijing. Beijing: Guji, pp. 133-150.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Art and Architecture.' In: Gandhara – The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Legends, Monasteries and Paradise. Mainz – Bonn: Zabern – Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, pp. 314-317.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'The Bodhisattva and the Future Buddha Maitreya.' In: Gandhara – The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Legends, Monasteries and Paradise. Mainz – Bonn: Zabern – Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, pp. 249-253.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Early Buddhism and Gandhara.' In: Gandhara – The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Legends, Monasteries and Paradise. Mainz – Bonn: Zabern – Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, pp. 72-77.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Gandhara and Its Art.' In: Gandhara – The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Legends, Monasteries and Paradise. Mainz – Bonn: Zabern – Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, pp. 16-26.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'On the Earliest Mandalas in a Buddhist Context.' In: Bryant, Darrol and Bryant, Susan, (eds.), Mahayana Buddhism. History and Culture. New Delhi: Tibet House, pp. 111-136.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Stucco and Clay.' In: Gandhara – The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Legends, Monasteries and Paradise. Mainz – Bonn: Zabern – Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, pp. 318-320.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'The depiction of Hindu and Pan-Indian Deities in the Lo tsa ba lHa khang at Nako.' In: Raven, Ellen M., (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1999. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held at the Universiteit Leiden, 5–9 July 1999. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, pp. 493-506.

Luczanits, Christian (2007) 'Alchi Sumtseg Reconsidered.' In: Bray, John and Tsering Shakspo, Nawang, (eds.), Recent Research on Ladakh 2007. Leh, Ladakh: J&K Academy for Art, Culture & Languages – International Association for Ladakh Studies, pp. 61-72.

Luczanits, Christian (2007) 'Prior to Birth II. The Tuṣita episodes in early Tibetan Buddhist literature and art.' In: Kellner, Birgit and Krasser, Helmut and Lasic, Horst and Much, M.T. and Tauscher, Helmut, (eds.), Pramāṇakīrtiḥ. Papers dedicated to Ernst Steinkellner on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Wien: Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien Universität Wien, pp. 497-543.

Luczanits, Christian (2006) 'Alchi and the Drigungpa School of Tibetan Buddhism: the Teacher Depiction in the Small Chörten at Alchi.' In: Lee-Kalisch, Jeong-hee and Papist-Matsuo, Antje and Veit, Willibald, (eds.), Mei shou wan nian - Long Life Without End. Festschrift in Honor of Roger Goepper. Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, pp. 181-196.

Luczanits, Christian (2006) 'The Eight Great Siddhas in Early Tibetan Painting from c. 1200 to c. 1350.' In: Linrothe, Robert N., (ed.), Holy Madness. Portraits of Tantric Siddhas. New York: Rubin Museum of Art, pp. 76-91.

Luczanits, Christian (2006) 'A First Glance at Early Drigungpa Painting.' In: Studies in Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Art. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Tibetan Archaeology & Art, Beijing, September 3–6, 2004. Beijing: China Tibetology Publishing House, pp. 459-488.

Luczanits, Christian (2006) 'Mandala. Form, Funktion und Bedeutung.' In: Lee-Kalisch, Jeong-hee, (ed.), Tibet – Klöster öffnen ihre Schatzkammern. Essen: Kulturstiftung Ruhr Essen, Villa Hügel, pp. 71-79.

Luczanits, Christian (2005) 'The Early Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh Reconsidered.' In: Bray, John, (ed.), Ladakhi Histories. Local and Regional Perspectives. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-96.

Luczanits, Christian (2005) 'Unendliche Vielfalt. Gestalt und Erscheinungsform im Buddhismus.' In: Köpke, Wulf and Schmelz, Bernd, (eds.), Die Welt des Tibetischen Buddhismus. Hamburg: Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg, pp. 43-77.

Luczanits, Christian (2003) 'Art-historical aspects of dating Tibetan art.' In: Kreide-Damani, Ingrid, (ed.), Dating Tibetan Art. Essays on the Possibilities and Impossibilities of Chronology from the Lempertz Symposium, Cologne. Wiesbaden: Ludwig Reichert Verlag, pp. 25-57.

Luczanits, Christian (2002) 'The Wanla Bkra shis gsum brtsegs.' In: Klimburg-Salter, Deborah and Allinger, Eva, (eds.), Buddhist Art and Tibetan Patronage Ninth to Fourteenth Centuries. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-125.

Luczanits, Christian (1999) 'Ein Blick nach Osten, zur rezenten Erforschung früher tibetischer Kunst.' In: 10. Österreichischer Kunsthistorikertag. Das Fach Kunstgeschichte und keine Grenzen? 30. September – 3. Oktober 1999, Universität Innsbruck. Wien: Österreichischer Kunsthistorikerverband, pp. 59-64.

Luczanits, Christian (1999) 'Minor Inscriptions and Captions in the Tabo gTsug lag khaṅ.' In: Petech, Luciano and Luczanits, Christian, (eds.), Inscriptions from the Tabo Main Temple. Texts and Translations. Rome: IsIAO, 95-187 + 9 plates.

Steinkellner, Ernst and Luczanits, Christian (1999) 'The Renovation Inscription of the Tabo Gtsug Lag Khaṅ. New Edition and Translation.' In: Petech, Luciano and Luczanits, Christian, (eds.), Inscriptions From the Tabo Main Temple. Texts and Translations. Rome: IsIAO, pp. 9-28. (Serie Orientale Roma)

Luczanits, Christian (1998) 'On an Unusual Painting Style in Ladakh.' In: Klimburg-Salter, Deborah E. and Allinger, Eva, (eds.), The Inner Asian International Style 12th-14th Centuries. Papers presented at a panel of the 7th seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Graz 1995. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp. 151-169.

Luczanits, Christian (1997) 'The Clay Sculptures.' In: Klimburg-Salter, Deborah E., (ed.), Tabo – a Lamp for the Kingdom. Early Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Art in the Western Himalaya. Milan – New York: Skira – Thames and Hudson, pp. 189-205.

Steinkellner, Ernst and Luczanits, Christian (1997) 'A New Translation of the Renovation Inscription in the Tabo Main Temple (gtsug-lag-khang).' In: Tabo – a Lamp for the Kingdom. Early Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Art in the Western Himalaya. Milan – New York: Skira – Thames and Hudson, pp. 257-259.

Luczanits, Christian (1997) 'On the Construction of Clay Sculptures in Tabo (Ta pho) Spiti (c. 1042 A.D.).' In: Allchin, Raymond and Allchin, Bridget, (eds.), South Asian Archaeology, 1995. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists Cambridge, 5–9 July 1995. New Delhi – Calcutta: Science Publishers and Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., pp. 691-701.

Journal Article

Luczanits, Christian (2019) 'Revival and renaissance in Tibetan art: imagining Kashmir and Nepal in the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries [in print erroniously titled “School of Oriental and African Studies, London”].' European Bulletin of Himalayan research, 52. pp. 93-131.

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'Portable Heritage in the Himalayas. The Example of Namgyal Monastery, Mustang: Part 2, Books and Stupas.' Orientations. pp. 22-32.

Luczanits, Christian (2016) 'Portable Heritage in the Himalayas. The Example of Namgyal Monastery, Mustang: Part 1, Sculpture.' Orientations, 47 (2). pp. 120-130.

Luczanits, Christian and Namgyel, Dorji (2015) 'What Is Bhutanese about Paintings from Bhutan?' Marg, 66 (4). pp. 82-99.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'Bringing a Masterwork Back to Life?' Orientations, 45 (2). pp. 184-186.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'The Cave of Great Adepts.' Orientations, 45 (5). pp. 50-61.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'Locating Great Perfection: the Murals of the Lhasa Lukhang.' Orientations, 42 (2). pp. 102-111.

Luczanits, Christian (2009) 'Indian and Himalayan Collections at the Walters.' Arts of Asia, 39 (1). pp. 72-81.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Buddhism in a Cosmopolitan Environment: The Art of Gandhara.' Orientations, 39 (7). pp. 46-52.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'In the Blazing Light of Tibet.' Orientations, 39 (6). pp. 80-84.

Luczanits, Christian (2008) 'Buddhismus im multikulturellen Umfeld: Die Kunst Gandhāras.' Indo-Asiatische Zeitschrift. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für indo-asiatische Kunst, 12. pp. 5-18.

Luczanits, Christian (2005) 'The Bodhisattva with the Flask in Gandhāran Narrative Scenes.' East and West, dedicated to Maurizio Taddei, 55 (1–4). pp. 163-188.

Luczanits, Christian (2005) 'Infinite Variety. Form and Appearance in Tibetan Buddhist Art. Part I.' Lotus Leaves, 7 (2). pp. 1-9.

Luczanits, Christian (2005) 'Infinite Variety. Form and Appearance in Tibetan Buddhist Art. Part II.' Lotus Leaves, 7 (1). pp. 7-14.

Linrothe, Robert N. and Luczanits, Christian and Watt, Jeff (2004) 'Turning a Blind Eye.' Orientations, 35 (5). pp. 73-74.

Luczanits, Christian (2003) 'Early Tibetan Clay Sculpture.' Aziatische Kunst, 33 (2). pp. 2-15.

Luczanits, Christian (2003) 'The 12th Century Buddhist Monuments of Nako.' Orientations, 34 (5). pp. 46-53.

Luczanits, Christian (2003) 'Early Tibetan Clay Sculpture.' Aziatische Kunst, 33 (2). pp. 2-15.

Luczanits, Christian (2001) 'Methodological Comments Regarding Recent Research on Tibetan Art.' Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens, 45. pp. 125-145.

Luczanits, Christian (1999) 'The Life of the Buddha in the Sumtsek.' Orientations, 30 (1). pp. 30-39.

Luczanits, Christian (1996) 'Early Buddhist Wood Carvings from Himachal Pradesh.' Orientations, 27 (6). pp. 67-75.

Luczanits, Christian (1996) 'A Note on Tholing Monastery.' Orientations, 27 (6). pp. 76-77.

Luczanits, Christian (1994) 'Another Rin chen bzaṅ po Temple?' East and West, 44 (1). pp. 83-98.

Luczanits, Christian (1993) 'The Sources for Bu ston’s Introduction to the Acts of a Buddha.' Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens, 37. pp. 93-108.

Book Reviews

Luczanits, Christian (2015) 'Review: Henss, Michael. The Cultural Monuments of Tibet: The Central Regions. 2 vols. Munich, London, New York: Prestel, 2014.' Orientations, 46 (6). pp. 120-122.

Luczanits, Christian (2014) 'Review: Siudmak, John. The Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Ancient Kashmir and its Influences. Vol. 28, Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 2, South Asia. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 77 (3). pp. 600-601.

Luczanits, Christian (2013) 'Review Article: Erberto Lo Bue (ed.) 2010. Wonders of Lo: the artistic heritage of Mustang. Vol. 62 (2), Marg. Mumbai: Marg Foundation.' The Tibet Journal, 38 (3&4). pp. 161-167.

Luczanits, Christian (2011) 'Review: Bühnemann, Gudrun. The Iconography of Hindu Tantric Deities. Vol. I: The Pantheon of the Mantramahodadhi – Vol. II: The Pantheons of the Prapañcasāra and the Śāradātilaka. Gonda Indolocical Studies IX. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 2000/2001.' Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, 106 . pp. 338-341.

Luczanits, Christian (2009) 'Review: Discoveries in Western Tibet and the Western Himalayas: Essays on History, Literature, Archaeology and Art. Piats 2003: Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, 2003. Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library, vol. 10/8 by Amy Heller & Giacomella Orofino.' Journal of the American Oriental Society, 129 (3). pp. 503-505.

Theses

Luczanits, Christian (1998) Early Buddhist clay sculpture in the Western Himalaya (late 10th to early 13th centuries). PhD thesis. Vienna University.

Luczanits, Christian (1993) Studie zu einer Episode aus dem Leben des Buddha. Der Tuṣita Himmel und die Kronenübergabe. Other. Vienna University.

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