Sherry Fowler

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Keywords: East Asia

Sherry Fowler received her Ph.D. in Japanese Buddhist Art History in 1995. She is Professor of Japanese Art History at University of Kansas. Among her publications are the books Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan (University of Hawai’i Press, 2016) and Muroji: Rearranging Art and History at a Japanese Buddhist Temple (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005). Her articles include “Containers of Sacred Text and Image at Twelfth-Century Choanji in Kyushu,” Artibus Asiae 74/1 (2014); “Donald F. McCallum (1939–2013),” Archives of Asian Art 63/2 (2013); “Saved by the Bell: Six Kannon and Bonsho,” in China and Beyond in the Mediaeval Period: Cultural Crossings and Inter-regional Connections (Manohar Publishers and Cambria Press, 2014); and “Locating Tomyoji and Its ‘Six’ Kannon in Japan,” in A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, revised 2nd ed. 2015). She is currently researching the relationship between Japanese prints and pilgrimage practices as well as changing perceptions of Buddhist temple bells.