Biography

Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere is the founding Director of the Sainsbury Institute and Professor of Japanese Art and Culture at the University of East Anglia. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 1998. She spent three years on secondment as a Visiting Professor in Cultural Resource Studies at Tokyo University (2006-2009). From Summer 2011 she is Research Director of the Sainsbury Institute. She is currently seconded to the British Museum as a curator in the Department of Asia.

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2012)

Vessels of Influence: China and Porcelain in Medieval and Early Modern Japan

Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN 978-0715634639

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2012)

Japanese Art in Norwich, Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's Collection in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UK

In: Kobayashi Tadashi Sensei Koki Kinen Ronbunshu.

Geika Shoin

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Rousmaniere, N. (ed.)

(2011)

Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure by Hoshino Yukinobu (translation)

British Museum Press

ISBN 978 0 7141 2465 0

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(Book)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2010)

Crafts in the 21st Century: Traditions and Belief

In: Art Crafts in the 21st Century: A View from Abroad (exhibition catalogue).

Japan Art Crafts Association Eastern Japan Branch

pp. 10-12

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

'Rethinking Kakiemon Style Wares in the United Kingdom from the 18th Century to the Present Focussing on Issues of Design, Reputation and Interpretation' in Studies of Hinzen Porcelain: on Research Issues in England and Germany, Kakiemon-style Ceramic Art Research Centre

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Kaner, S., Nagase, F., Tsujita, J., Matsuda, A., Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Re-excavating the Power of Dogu (Dogû no Chikara Saihakkutsu)

in Cultural Resource Studies (Bunka Shigengaku)

8.

pp. 1-8

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Bijutsu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei: thoughts on the display of ceramics in art museums

In: Words for Design II, Comparative Etymology and Terminology of Design and its Equivalents.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

pp. 123-136

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Dining on China in Japan: Shifting Taste for Chinese Ceramics in 15th to 17th century Japan

In: Transfer: the Influence of China on World Ceramics, Colloquies on Art & Archaeology in Asia.

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, SOAS

pp. 47-58

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Rediscovering Dogu in the Twentieth Century

In: The Power of Dogu: Ceramic Figures from Ancient Japan (exhibition catalogue).

British Museum Press

pp. 70-83

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts: Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's Collection of Japanese Art

in Arts of Asia

39.

pp. 60-71

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Towards the Discovery of a Fan Painting by Sharaku

In: Sharaku and Other Hidden Japanese Masterworks from the Land of NAUSICAA (exhibition catalogue).

Edo-Tokyo Museum and Yomiuri Shimbun

pp. 35-38

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2008)

'Bijutsu=Âto dewa naku, Kurafuto=Kôgei dewa nai: Bijutsukan ni okeru tôjiki no tenji ni tsuite no kôsatsu’ (Bijutsu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei: Thoughts on the Display of Ceramics in Art Museums)

in Bunka Shigen Gaku 2007 (Cultural Recourses Studies 2007)

6.

pp. 15-22

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

New Displays in the Japanese Galleries at the British Museum and the Special Exhibition Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan

in Arts of Asia

37.

pp. 87-91

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

The history of the Japanese ceramics collection at the British Museum (Daiei hakubutsukan shozo Nihon no Toki korekushon no rekishi)

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Daiei Hakubutsukan no naka no Nihon: Nihon Gyarari no shin jôsetsuten to Hôton Gyarari no tokubetsuten wo tôshite’ (Exhibiting Japan at the British Museum: through the new permanent Japanese Galleries and the special exhibition to be held at the Houtung Gallery)

in Tanko

pp. 54-60

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Rousmaniere, N. (ed.)

(2007)

Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan

British Museum Press

ISBN 978-0714124483

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Augustus Wollaston Franks (1826-17) and James Lord Bowes (1834-1899)

In: Collecting Japan in Victorian England, Biographical Portraits.

Global Oriental in association with the Japan Society

pp. 262-270

ISBN 978-905246-33-5

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Bijustsu wa âto de wa naku kurafuto wa kôgei de wa nai (Bijustu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei)

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Contiunity and Change - Understanding Japanese art crafts in context

In: Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan.

British Museum Press

pp. 12-33

ISBN 978-0714124483

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

'Craft in Britain and Japan: Cross Cultural Perspectives', Contemporary Crafts in Japan

In: Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts in the 21st Century, Reconsidering the Future from an International Perspective. International Symposium 27.

International Research Centre for Japanese Studies

pp. 29-45

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Rousmaniere, N.

(2012)

Vessels of Influence: China and Porcelain in Medieval and Early Modern Japan

Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN 978-0715634639

UEA Repository

(Book)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2012)

Japanese Art in Norwich, Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's Collection in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UK

In: Kobayashi Tadashi Sensei Koki Kinen Ronbunshu.

Geika Shoin

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N. (ed.)

(2011)

Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure by Hoshino Yukinobu (translation)

British Museum Press

ISBN 978 0 7141 2465 0

UEA Repository

(Book)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2010)

Crafts in the 21st Century: Traditions and Belief

In: Art Crafts in the 21st Century: A View from Abroad (exhibition catalogue).

Japan Art Crafts Association Eastern Japan Branch

pp. 10-12

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

'Rethinking Kakiemon Style Wares in the United Kingdom from the 18th Century to the Present Focussing on Issues of Design, Reputation and Interpretation' in Studies of Hinzen Porcelain: on Research Issues in England and Germany, Kakiemon-style Ceramic Art Research Centre

UEA Repository

(Paper)


Kaner, S., Nagase, F., Tsujita, J., Matsuda, A., Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Re-excavating the Power of Dogu (Dogû no Chikara Saihakkutsu)

in Cultural Resource Studies (Bunka Shigengaku)

8.

pp. 1-8

UEA Repository

(Article)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Bijutsu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei: thoughts on the display of ceramics in art museums

In: Words for Design II, Comparative Etymology and Terminology of Design and its Equivalents.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

pp. 123-136

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Dining on China in Japan: Shifting Taste for Chinese Ceramics in 15th to 17th century Japan

In: Transfer: the Influence of China on World Ceramics, Colloquies on Art & Archaeology in Asia.

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, SOAS

pp. 47-58

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Rediscovering Dogu in the Twentieth Century

In: The Power of Dogu: Ceramic Figures from Ancient Japan (exhibition catalogue).

British Museum Press

pp. 70-83

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts: Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's Collection of Japanese Art

in Arts of Asia

39.

pp. 60-71

UEA Repository

(Article)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2009)

Towards the Discovery of a Fan Painting by Sharaku

In: Sharaku and Other Hidden Japanese Masterworks from the Land of NAUSICAA (exhibition catalogue).

Edo-Tokyo Museum and Yomiuri Shimbun

pp. 35-38

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2008)

'Bijutsu=Âto dewa naku, Kurafuto=Kôgei dewa nai: Bijutsukan ni okeru tôjiki no tenji ni tsuite no kôsatsu’ (Bijutsu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei: Thoughts on the Display of Ceramics in Art Museums)

in Bunka Shigen Gaku 2007 (Cultural Recourses Studies 2007)

6.

pp. 15-22

UEA Repository

(Article)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

New Displays in the Japanese Galleries at the British Museum and the Special Exhibition Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan

in Arts of Asia

37.

pp. 87-91

UEA Repository

(Article)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

The history of the Japanese ceramics collection at the British Museum (Daiei hakubutsukan shozo Nihon no Toki korekushon no rekishi)

UEA Repository

(Paper)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Daiei Hakubutsukan no naka no Nihon: Nihon Gyarari no shin jôsetsuten to Hôton Gyarari no tokubetsuten wo tôshite’ (Exhibiting Japan at the British Museum: through the new permanent Japanese Galleries and the special exhibition to be held at the Houtung Gallery)

in Tanko

pp. 54-60

UEA Repository

(Article)


Rousmaniere, N. (ed.)

(2007)

Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan

British Museum Press

ISBN 978-0714124483

UEA Repository

(Book)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Augustus Wollaston Franks (1826-17) and James Lord Bowes (1834-1899)

In: Collecting Japan in Victorian England, Biographical Portraits.

Global Oriental in association with the Japan Society

pp. 262-270

ISBN 978-905246-33-5

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Bijustsu wa âto de wa naku kurafuto wa kôgei de wa nai (Bijustu is not Art and Craft is not Kôgei)

UEA Repository

(Paper)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

Contiunity and Change - Understanding Japanese art crafts in context

In: Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan.

British Museum Press

pp. 12-33

ISBN 978-0714124483

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Rousmaniere, N.

(2007)

'Craft in Britain and Japan: Cross Cultural Perspectives', Contemporary Crafts in Japan

In: Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts in the 21st Century, Reconsidering the Future from an International Perspective. International Symposium 27.

International Research Centre for Japanese Studies

pp. 29-45

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


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Key Research Interests

Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere’s current research includes completing a manuscript for the British Museum Press entitled Four Hundred Years of Japanese Porcelain based on the British Museum holdings, to be published in 2014. Her research interests include early modern to contemporary ceramics in East Asia and particularly Japan, East Asian trade networks, the history of archaeology and collecting things Japanese.