Dr Minna Katriina Torma

  • Lecturer (History of Art)

telephone: 01413306247
email: MinnaKatriina.Torma@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Landscape Art (in general)
  • Song dynasty culture
  • Chinese architecture and gardens (including interiors and furniture)
  • Historiography of East Asian art, history of collecting

Biography

Studied art history and theatre history at University of Helsinki and received her PhD with a dissertation on Northern Song landscape painting (Landscape Experience as Visual Narrative) in 2002. She complemented her studies with courses on Chinese art at University of California, Berkeley (1993-1994) and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London (1998). She is also Adjunct Professor of Art History at University of Helsinki.

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Research Projects

Current research focuses on the theme of “The Ten Kings of Purgatory” and their visual representations from Song to Qing. In addition, she is exploring the material and visual culture of the Five Dynasties period and the Song dynasty.

Member of the Scottish Centre for China Research

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/research/sccr/

Member of the Board of European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS)


Grants

PI of China Art Research Network (CARN), 2016-2018 funded by RSE


Supervision

    I welcome PhD applications from students on: 

    • Chinese landscape painting
    • Chinese interiors, furniture and garden art
    • Fung, Helena
      From East to West and Back Again: A critical review of the cross-cultural consumption, collecting and historiography of Chinese ?classic? furniture from the Ming and early Qing dynasties.
    • Hsiao, Chihyin
      Owning China: The Material Life of London Tradesmen 1700-1750
    • Hu, Qiao
      Materiality, Visuality, and Spatiality of Incense Culture in Ming Dynasty China
    • Ren, Baihua
      The Water Mill ? Authentication of Jiehua

Teaching

Current and new:

  • Journeys in the Netherworld: Representations of the Ten Kings of Hell in Imperial China (Junior Honours)
  • Arts of the Song Dynasty and Its Neighbour Regimes (Senior Honours)

 

Old:

  • Approaches to Chinese Painting History (Senior Honours)
  • Collecting East Asian Art (MLitt)

Additional Information

Recent conference presentations

2012   

European Association of Chinese Studies, Paris: “Scholarly Souvenirs: Chinese Art in an auspicious Environment for Intellectual Pursuits” (Panel: Cross-cultural issues and Private Collection)

2010   

Enchanting Modernity: Theosophy and the Arts in the Making of Early Twentieth-Century Culture, Liverpool Hope University: “In Search of Religious Purity: Osvald Sirén and the Allure of Chinese Art”

2010   

Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of ”Asia” under the Colonial Empires conference, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto: “Osvald Sirén’s Encounter with the Arts  of China and Japan” 

2010   

British Association of Chinese Studies, Bristol: “Garden as a Refuge: Osvald Sirén’s Reminiscences and Appropriations of Chinese Garden Art”

2010   

Annual Meeting of College Art Association, Chicago: “Playing All the Roles: Osvald Sirén as Curator, Collector, Dealer and Art Historian” (Panel: Roles of Acquisition)

2009   

Nordic conference of art historians, Jyväskylä, Finland: “Auspicious Furnishings for the Dream Environment”

2009   

The First China Contemporary Art Forum, International Conference on Art Theory and Criticism, Beijing, invited speaker: “Changing Perceptions of Chinese Art”

Exhibitions

2007   

”With Osvald Sirén in Chinese Gardens”, organization committee of the exhibition, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm


Publications

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2017

Torma, M. K. (2017) Zaishi Si Longren. Laizi beiou, xinglu dongfang de Zhongguo yishu shi yanjiu xianqu = Getting to Know Oswald Sirén: The Eastern Travels of the Northern European Pioneer of Chinese Art History Studies, Part 1. Diancang: Du tian xia = Artco China, 34, pp. 114-121.

Torma, M. K. (2017) Zaishi Si Longren. Laizi beiou, xinglu dongfang de Zhongguo yishu shi yanjiu xianqu = Getting to Know Oswald Sirén: The Eastern Travels of the Northern European Pioneer of Chinese Art History Studies, Part 2. Diancang: Du tian xia = Artco China, 35, pp. 78-83.

2016

Torma, M. (2016) Some thoughts on the creation of a popular iconography for the Ten Kings of Hell in Imperial China. Orientaliska Studier, 146, pp. 215-234.

Torma, M. K. (2016) The David Collection, Copenhagen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinski. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Ethnographic Museum, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Cultures, Helsinski. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Ethnology, Hamburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The Röhsska Museum of Design, Fashion and Decorative Arts, Gothenburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The West Norway Museum of Applied Art, Bergen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

2015

Torma, M. K. (2015) Osvad Sirén and His British friends and colleagues. Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 78, pp. 113-115.

Torma, M. K. (2015) Tila ja aika Kiinan maisemamaalauksessa = Time and space in Chinese landscape painting. In: Vakkari, J. (ed.) Perspektiivi kuvataiteen historiassa = Perspective in the History of Visual Arts. Gaudeamus: Helsinski. ISBN 9789524953573

2014

Torma, M. K. (2014) In search of paradise lost: Osvald Sirén’s scholarship on garden art. In: Huang, M. Y.-l. (ed.) The Reception of Chinese Art across Cultures. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyn, pp. 115-129. ISBN 9781443859097

2013

Torma, M.K. (2013) Enchanted by Lohans: Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art. Hong Kong University Press: Hong Kong. ISBN 9789888139842

2012

Torma, M. K. (2012) Beiou yishu shixue zhe Osvald Sirén de yishu xinglu = Art travels of Northern European art historian Osvald Siren. Diancang = Art Collection Monthly, 237,

Torma, M.K. (2012) Osvald Sirén's German contacts in Berlin 1927: meeting old friends & colleagues, collectors and dealers. Ostasiatische Zeitschrift(23), pp. 54-63.

2011

Torma, M. (2011) Kolme täydellisyyttä – kalligrafia, runous ja maalaustaide = The Three Perfections – Calligraphy, Poetry and Painting’. In: Eväsoja, M. (ed.) Itämaiden estetiikka. University of Helsinki Press: Helsinki, pp. 74-102.

Torma, M. (2011) Opintoretkellä Osvald Sirénin johdolla Berliinissä 1919 = Excursion to Berlin with Osvald Sirén in 1919. In: Jokinen, T. and Selkokari, H. (eds.) Italiassa ja Saksanmaalla: Taiteilijoiden ja taiteentuntijoiden matkassa 1840-1930. Series: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia (1328). Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura: Helsinki, pp. 252-263. ISBN 9789522222992

Torma, M. (2011) Osvald Sirén’s encounter with the arts of China and Japan. In: Inaga, S. (ed.) Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires. Series: International research symposium (38). International Research Center for Japanese Studies: Kyoto, pp. 83-90.

Törmä, M. (2011) James Elkins. Chinese landscape painting as Western art history. Konsthistorisk Tidskrift/Journal of Art History, 80(3), pp. 184-186. (doi:10.1080/00233609.2011.583679) [Book Review]

2009

Torma, M.K. (2009) Tour around the world of art: an art historical excursion in Berlin in 1919. In: Towards a Science of Art history: J.J. Tikkanen and Art Historical Scholarship in Europe. Series: Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia, 38 (38). Society of Art History: Helsinki, Finland, pp. 84-93. ISBN 9789525533101

Torma, M. (2009) Enchanted by Lohans in Boston: Tales of Osvald Sirén’s Encounter with Chinese Art. In: The First China Contemporary Art Forum, Beijing, China, 2009,

Torma, M. (2009) Ruotsi, Italia ja Kiina – Osvald Sirénin taiteentutkimuksen maailma = Sverige, Italien och Kina – Osvald Sirén och konstforskningen = Sweden, Italy and China – the Diverse World of Osvald Sirén’s Art Studies. In: Didrichsen, M. (ed.) Kokoelma Osvald Sirén = Samling Osvald Sirén = Collection Osvald Sirén. Series: ulkaisu / Didrichsenin taidemuseo (32). Didrichsenin taide- ja kulttuurimuseo: Helsinki. ISBN 9789525567199

2008

Cosgrove, D. E. et al. (2008) The art seminar. In: DeLue, R. Z. and Elkins, J. (eds.) Landscape Theory. Series: The art seminar (6). Routledge, pp. 87-153. ISBN 9780415960533

Torma, M. (2008) Insiders in the landscape. In: Insiders in Landscape. Frame: Helsinki, pp. 7-8.

2007

Torma, M. (2007) Decade of change: 1920’s in the life of Osvald Sirén. In: Suominen-Kokkonen, R. (ed.) The Shaping of Art History in Finland. Series: Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia (36). Taidehistorian Seura: Helsinki, pp. 157-168. ISBN 9789525533088

Torma, M. (2007) Minnen Från Kina: utdrag ur Osvald Siréns anteckiningar och korrespondens = China Memories: Excerpts from Osvald Sirén’s Notebooks and Correspondece. In: I Kinas Trädgårdar med Osvald Sirén = With Osvald Sirén in the Chinese Gardens. Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities: Stockholm.

Torma, M. (2007) Miten kirjoittaa taiteesta globaalissa maailmassa? = How to Write about Art in the Global World? Taide, 2007(3), pp. 16-18.

Torma, M. (2007) The Roles of Art in the Life of a Chinese Literatus (Craig Clunas. Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming). Konsthistorisk Tidskrift/Journal of Art History, 76(4), pp. 246-249. (doi:10.1080/00233600701430148) [Book Review]

2006

Torma, M. (2006) Kustaa Hiekan kiinalaiset matkamuistot = The Chinese Souvernirs of Kustaa Hiekka. In: Rintala, L. (ed.) Kustaa Hiekka ja Hiekan taidemuseo. Hiekka Art Museum: Tampere, pp. 101-112. ISBN 9789529939718

Torma, M. (2006) Osvald Sirén: tracing his path in art history. In: Zurich Studies in the History of Art, Georges Bloch Annual. Univ. of Zurich, Inst. of Art History: Zurich, pp. 333-339.

Torma, M. (2006) Taiteen rooleista kiinalaisen oppineen virkamiehen elämässä’ (Craig Clunas, Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming). Synteesi, 1, pp. 97-99. [Book Review]

2005

Torma, M. (2005) Kiinalainen juttu valokuvassa/ Något kinesiskt / Something Chinese. In: Sandra Kantanen: maisema ja muunnelmia/Landscape and Variations. Galleria Anhava: Helsinki.

2004

Torma, M. (2004) Landscape: photographs of time and place. Framework, 1, p. 119.

Torma, M. (2004) Maalari tilassa = The Painter in Space. Katsaus, 2-3, pp. 9-11.

Torma, M. (2004) Ristiin rastiin Kiinassa: junassa, jalkapatikassa ja nojatuolissa matkaten = Criss-cross around China: in trains, by foot and in armchair. In: Saarenpää, R. (ed.) Minun Kiinani. The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission: Helsinki, pp. 96-101.

Torma, M. (2004) Silkeille kirjottu = Embroidered on Silk. In: Neulalla maalattu: silkkikirjonta kuvataiteena. Finland-China Society: Helsinki, pp. 17-20.

2003

Torma, M. (2003) Huomioita Kiinan taiteesta = Observations on Chinese art. In: Vilhunen, T. (ed.) Aarteita Afrikasta ja keisarien Kiinasta = Treasures from Africa and Imperial China. Karisto: Hämeenlinna, pp. 77-80.

Torma, M. (2003) Maalaus ja valokuva – ontologisia pohdintoja = Painting and Photography – Ontological Musings. Taide, 2004(3), pp. 8-11.

Torma, M. (2003) Osvald Sirén. In: Karlsson, Å. (ed.) Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon. Bonnier: Stockholm, pp. 266-273.

2002

Torma, M. (2002) Landscape Experience as Visual Narrative: Northern Song Dynasty Landscape Handscrolls in the Li Cheng-Yan Wengui Tradition. Series: Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Humaniora, 318. Academia Scientiarum Fennica: Helsinki. ISBN 9789514109096

Torma, M. (2002) Pinta ja sanat: Victor Segalenin kertomia kuvia = Surface and Words: The Images Narrated by Victor Segalen. In: Peintures. Basam Books: Helsinki, pp. 5-11.

2000

Torma, M. (2000) Kulttuurimatkailua Itä-Aasiassa 1400–1600-luvuilla = Culture travels in East Asian from the 15th to 17th century. Helsingin Sanomat,

Okakura, K. and Torma, M. K. (2000) Kirja Teestä. Taide: Helsinki. ISBN 9789516080430

Torma, M. (2000) Art and art history: views of Ming artists on the history of Chinese art. In: Bamboo and the Garden Stone: Chinese Art from the Period of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) = Bambu ja puutarhan kivi: Ming-kauden (1368-1644) kiinalaista taidetta. Galleria Otso, Espoon kulttuuritoimen keskus: Espoo, pp. 30-36. ISBN 9789518574036

1999

Guo, X., Guo, S. and Torma, M. K. (1999) Metsien ja virtojen ylevä viesti: Guo Xin (n. 1001 - n. 1090) ajatuksia maisemamaalauksesta. Taide: Helsinki. ISBN 9789516080393

Torma, M. (1999) Looking at Chinese landscape painting: problems of spatial representation. In: Kervanto Nevanlinna, A. (ed.) Looking at Other Cultures: Works of Art as Icons of Memory. Series: in Looking at Other Cultures: Works of Art as Icons of Memory (22). Taidehistorian Seura: Helsinki, pp. 119-135. ISBN 9789519790046

1996

Torma, M. (1996) Keisari ja maalausrulla: Kiinan keisarilliset taideaarteet kiertävät Yhdysvaltoj = The Emperor and the handscroll: Chinese imperial treasures on a tour in the United States. Helsingin Sanomat,

Torma, M. (1996) Katsoja matkaa maalatussa maisemassa ja tutkii samalla mielensä ulottuvuuksia = The viewer travels through a painted landscape and explores the dimensions of his mind. Iisalmen Sano,

Torma, M. (1996) Nature document. In: Bienal Internacional de São Paulo. Secretaria de Cultura: Sao Paulo, pp. 162-165.

1995

Torma, M. (1995) Small cult objects for devotional exercises. In: Pekka Nevalainen: Piiri/Sphere. Museum of Contemporary Art: Helsinki, pp. 30-31.

1994

Torma, M. (1994) Kiinalaista? = Chinese? In: Hou, H. and Vanhala, J.-P. (eds.) Out of the Centre: Kiinalaista Nykytaidetta = Chinese Contemporary Art: Chen Zhen, Huang Yong Ping, Yan Pei Ming, Yang Jie Chang, Zhang Peili. Porin taidemuseo: Pori. ISBN 9789519355429

1993

Torma, M. (1993) Aito kopio – jäljentäminen Kiinan taiteessa = The Geniune Copy: Copying in Chinese Art [exhibition catalogue]. Finland-China Society: Helsinki.

Torma, M. (1993) Come piu belli li sapranno fare = On the paintings of Silja Rantanen. Taide, 1993(3),

Torma, M. (1993) Kiinalaisen maisemamaalauksen kuvatila: tulkintaongelmia = Pictorial space in Chinese landscape painting: problems in interpretation. In: Ervamaa, J. (ed.) Kultaa, Mirhamia: 10 Kirjoitusta Taidehistoriasta. Helsingin yliopiston taidehistorian laitos: Helsinki, pp. 82-97. ISBN 9789514566080

Torma, M. (1993) Osvald Sirén: Kiinan taiteen tutkimuksen edelläkävijä = Osvald Sirén: A pioneer of Chinese art studies. In: Harvilahti, L. and Seppänen, J. (eds.) Katse Kaukoitään: Suomalaista Itä-Aasian Tutkimusta = East Asian Studies in Finland. Series: Publications of the Finnish Association of East Asian Studies (1). Finnish Association of East Asian Studies: Helsinki. ISBN 9789519612201

1991

Torma, M. (1991) Kiinalainen juttu = Something Chinese. Taide, 1991(4),

Torma, M. (1991) Tilaa ajatuksille = Room for Thought (Silja Rantanen in Galerie Artek). Taide, 1991(6),

1985

Torma, M. (1985) Matkalla kohti uusia ilmaisumuotoja = ‘Towards new forms of expression in art. In: Performance 85. Publications of the Art Hall: Helsinki.

1984

Torma, M. (1984) Pekka Nevalaisen taiteesta. Synkooppi, 1984(1),

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Articles

Torma, M. K. (2017) Zaishi Si Longren. Laizi beiou, xinglu dongfang de Zhongguo yishu shi yanjiu xianqu = Getting to Know Oswald Sirén: The Eastern Travels of the Northern European Pioneer of Chinese Art History Studies, Part 1. Diancang: Du tian xia = Artco China, 34, pp. 114-121.

Torma, M. K. (2017) Zaishi Si Longren. Laizi beiou, xinglu dongfang de Zhongguo yishu shi yanjiu xianqu = Getting to Know Oswald Sirén: The Eastern Travels of the Northern European Pioneer of Chinese Art History Studies, Part 2. Diancang: Du tian xia = Artco China, 35, pp. 78-83.

Torma, M. (2016) Some thoughts on the creation of a popular iconography for the Ten Kings of Hell in Imperial China. Orientaliska Studier, 146, pp. 215-234.

Torma, M. K. (2015) Osvad Sirén and His British friends and colleagues. Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 78, pp. 113-115.

Torma, M. K. (2012) Beiou yishu shixue zhe Osvald Sirén de yishu xinglu = Art travels of Northern European art historian Osvald Siren. Diancang = Art Collection Monthly, 237,

Torma, M.K. (2012) Osvald Sirén's German contacts in Berlin 1927: meeting old friends & colleagues, collectors and dealers. Ostasiatische Zeitschrift(23), pp. 54-63.

Torma, M. (2007) Miten kirjoittaa taiteesta globaalissa maailmassa? = How to Write about Art in the Global World? Taide, 2007(3), pp. 16-18.

Torma, M. (2004) Landscape: photographs of time and place. Framework, 1, p. 119.

Torma, M. (2004) Maalari tilassa = The Painter in Space. Katsaus, 2-3, pp. 9-11.

Torma, M. (2003) Maalaus ja valokuva – ontologisia pohdintoja = Painting and Photography – Ontological Musings. Taide, 2004(3), pp. 8-11.

Torma, M. (2000) Kulttuurimatkailua Itä-Aasiassa 1400–1600-luvuilla = Culture travels in East Asian from the 15th to 17th century. Helsingin Sanomat,

Torma, M. (1996) Keisari ja maalausrulla: Kiinan keisarilliset taideaarteet kiertävät Yhdysvaltoj = The Emperor and the handscroll: Chinese imperial treasures on a tour in the United States. Helsingin Sanomat,

Torma, M. (1996) Katsoja matkaa maalatussa maisemassa ja tutkii samalla mielensä ulottuvuuksia = The viewer travels through a painted landscape and explores the dimensions of his mind. Iisalmen Sano,

Torma, M. (1993) Come piu belli li sapranno fare = On the paintings of Silja Rantanen. Taide, 1993(3),

Torma, M. (1991) Kiinalainen juttu = Something Chinese. Taide, 1991(4),

Torma, M. (1991) Tilaa ajatuksille = Room for Thought (Silja Rantanen in Galerie Artek). Taide, 1991(6),

Torma, M. (1984) Pekka Nevalaisen taiteesta. Synkooppi, 1984(1),

Books

Torma, M.K. (2013) Enchanted by Lohans: Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art. Hong Kong University Press: Hong Kong. ISBN 9789888139842

Torma, M. (2002) Landscape Experience as Visual Narrative: Northern Song Dynasty Landscape Handscrolls in the Li Cheng-Yan Wengui Tradition. Series: Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Humaniora, 318. Academia Scientiarum Fennica: Helsinki. ISBN 9789514109096

Okakura, K. and Torma, M. K. (2000) Kirja Teestä. Taide: Helsinki. ISBN 9789516080430

Guo, X., Guo, S. and Torma, M. K. (1999) Metsien ja virtojen ylevä viesti: Guo Xin (n. 1001 - n. 1090) ajatuksia maisemamaalauksesta. Taide: Helsinki. ISBN 9789516080393

Torma, M. (1993) Aito kopio – jäljentäminen Kiinan taiteessa = The Geniune Copy: Copying in Chinese Art [exhibition catalogue]. Finland-China Society: Helsinki.

Book Sections

Torma, M. K. (2016) The David Collection, Copenhagen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinski. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Ethnographic Museum, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Cultures, Helsinski. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Ethnology, Hamburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The Röhsska Museum of Design, Fashion and Decorative Arts, Gothenburg. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2016) The West Norway Museum of Applied Art, Bergen. In: Fujita, H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Asian Design. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9780857853851

Torma, M. K. (2015) Tila ja aika Kiinan maisemamaalauksessa = Time and space in Chinese landscape painting. In: Vakkari, J. (ed.) Perspektiivi kuvataiteen historiassa = Perspective in the History of Visual Arts. Gaudeamus: Helsinski. ISBN 9789524953573

Torma, M. K. (2014) In search of paradise lost: Osvald Sirén’s scholarship on garden art. In: Huang, M. Y.-l. (ed.) The Reception of Chinese Art across Cultures. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyn, pp. 115-129. ISBN 9781443859097

Torma, M. (2011) Kolme täydellisyyttä – kalligrafia, runous ja maalaustaide = The Three Perfections – Calligraphy, Poetry and Painting’. In: Eväsoja, M. (ed.) Itämaiden estetiikka. University of Helsinki Press: Helsinki, pp. 74-102.

Torma, M. (2011) Opintoretkellä Osvald Sirénin johdolla Berliinissä 1919 = Excursion to Berlin with Osvald Sirén in 1919. In: Jokinen, T. and Selkokari, H. (eds.) Italiassa ja Saksanmaalla: Taiteilijoiden ja taiteentuntijoiden matkassa 1840-1930. Series: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia (1328). Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura: Helsinki, pp. 252-263. ISBN 9789522222992

Torma, M. (2011) Osvald Sirén’s encounter with the arts of China and Japan. In: Inaga, S. (ed.) Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires. Series: International research symposium (38). International Research Center for Japanese Studies: Kyoto, pp. 83-90.

Torma, M.K. (2009) Tour around the world of art: an art historical excursion in Berlin in 1919. In: Towards a Science of Art history: J.J. Tikkanen and Art Historical Scholarship in Europe. Series: Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia, 38 (38). Society of Art History: Helsinki, Finland, pp. 84-93. ISBN 9789525533101

Torma, M. (2009) Ruotsi, Italia ja Kiina – Osvald Sirénin taiteentutkimuksen maailma = Sverige, Italien och Kina – Osvald Sirén och konstforskningen = Sweden, Italy and China – the Diverse World of Osvald Sirén’s Art Studies. In: Didrichsen, M. (ed.) Kokoelma Osvald Sirén = Samling Osvald Sirén = Collection Osvald Sirén. Series: ulkaisu / Didrichsenin taidemuseo (32). Didrichsenin taide- ja kulttuurimuseo: Helsinki. ISBN 9789525567199

Cosgrove, D. E. et al. (2008) The art seminar. In: DeLue, R. Z. and Elkins, J. (eds.) Landscape Theory. Series: The art seminar (6). Routledge, pp. 87-153. ISBN 9780415960533

Torma, M. (2008) Insiders in the landscape. In: Insiders in Landscape. Frame: Helsinki, pp. 7-8.

Torma, M. (2007) Decade of change: 1920’s in the life of Osvald Sirén. In: Suominen-Kokkonen, R. (ed.) The Shaping of Art History in Finland. Series: Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia (36). Taidehistorian Seura: Helsinki, pp. 157-168. ISBN 9789525533088

Torma, M. (2007) Minnen Från Kina: utdrag ur Osvald Siréns anteckiningar och korrespondens = China Memories: Excerpts from Osvald Sirén’s Notebooks and Correspondece. In: I Kinas Trädgårdar med Osvald Sirén = With Osvald Sirén in the Chinese Gardens. Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities: Stockholm.

Torma, M. (2006) Kustaa Hiekan kiinalaiset matkamuistot = The Chinese Souvernirs of Kustaa Hiekka. In: Rintala, L. (ed.) Kustaa Hiekka ja Hiekan taidemuseo. Hiekka Art Museum: Tampere, pp. 101-112. ISBN 9789529939718

Torma, M. (2006) Osvald Sirén: tracing his path in art history. In: Zurich Studies in the History of Art, Georges Bloch Annual. Univ. of Zurich, Inst. of Art History: Zurich, pp. 333-339.

Torma, M. (2005) Kiinalainen juttu valokuvassa/ Något kinesiskt / Something Chinese. In: Sandra Kantanen: maisema ja muunnelmia/Landscape and Variations. Galleria Anhava: Helsinki.

Torma, M. (2004) Ristiin rastiin Kiinassa: junassa, jalkapatikassa ja nojatuolissa matkaten = Criss-cross around China: in trains, by foot and in armchair. In: Saarenpää, R. (ed.) Minun Kiinani. The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission: Helsinki, pp. 96-101.

Torma, M. (2004) Silkeille kirjottu = Embroidered on Silk. In: Neulalla maalattu: silkkikirjonta kuvataiteena. Finland-China Society: Helsinki, pp. 17-20.

Torma, M. (2003) Huomioita Kiinan taiteesta = Observations on Chinese art. In: Vilhunen, T. (ed.) Aarteita Afrikasta ja keisarien Kiinasta = Treasures from Africa and Imperial China. Karisto: Hämeenlinna, pp. 77-80.

Torma, M. (2003) Osvald Sirén. In: Karlsson, Å. (ed.) Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon. Bonnier: Stockholm, pp. 266-273.

Torma, M. (2002) Pinta ja sanat: Victor Segalenin kertomia kuvia = Surface and Words: The Images Narrated by Victor Segalen. In: Peintures. Basam Books: Helsinki, pp. 5-11.

Torma, M. (2000) Art and art history: views of Ming artists on the history of Chinese art. In: Bamboo and the Garden Stone: Chinese Art from the Period of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) = Bambu ja puutarhan kivi: Ming-kauden (1368-1644) kiinalaista taidetta. Galleria Otso, Espoon kulttuuritoimen keskus: Espoo, pp. 30-36. ISBN 9789518574036

Torma, M. (1999) Looking at Chinese landscape painting: problems of spatial representation. In: Kervanto Nevanlinna, A. (ed.) Looking at Other Cultures: Works of Art as Icons of Memory. Series: in Looking at Other Cultures: Works of Art as Icons of Memory (22). Taidehistorian Seura: Helsinki, pp. 119-135. ISBN 9789519790046

Torma, M. (1996) Nature document. In: Bienal Internacional de São Paulo. Secretaria de Cultura: Sao Paulo, pp. 162-165.

Torma, M. (1995) Small cult objects for devotional exercises. In: Pekka Nevalainen: Piiri/Sphere. Museum of Contemporary Art: Helsinki, pp. 30-31.

Torma, M. (1994) Kiinalaista? = Chinese? In: Hou, H. and Vanhala, J.-P. (eds.) Out of the Centre: Kiinalaista Nykytaidetta = Chinese Contemporary Art: Chen Zhen, Huang Yong Ping, Yan Pei Ming, Yang Jie Chang, Zhang Peili. Porin taidemuseo: Pori. ISBN 9789519355429

Torma, M. (1993) Kiinalaisen maisemamaalauksen kuvatila: tulkintaongelmia = Pictorial space in Chinese landscape painting: problems in interpretation. In: Ervamaa, J. (ed.) Kultaa, Mirhamia: 10 Kirjoitusta Taidehistoriasta. Helsingin yliopiston taidehistorian laitos: Helsinki, pp. 82-97. ISBN 9789514566080

Torma, M. (1993) Osvald Sirén: Kiinan taiteen tutkimuksen edelläkävijä = Osvald Sirén: A pioneer of Chinese art studies. In: Harvilahti, L. and Seppänen, J. (eds.) Katse Kaukoitään: Suomalaista Itä-Aasian Tutkimusta = East Asian Studies in Finland. Series: Publications of the Finnish Association of East Asian Studies (1). Finnish Association of East Asian Studies: Helsinki. ISBN 9789519612201

Torma, M. (1985) Matkalla kohti uusia ilmaisumuotoja = ‘Towards new forms of expression in art. In: Performance 85. Publications of the Art Hall: Helsinki.

Book Reviews

Törmä, M. (2011) James Elkins. Chinese landscape painting as Western art history. Konsthistorisk Tidskrift/Journal of Art History, 80(3), pp. 184-186. (doi:10.1080/00233609.2011.583679) [Book Review]

Torma, M. (2007) The Roles of Art in the Life of a Chinese Literatus (Craig Clunas. Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming). Konsthistorisk Tidskrift/Journal of Art History, 76(4), pp. 246-249. (doi:10.1080/00233600701430148) [Book Review]

Torma, M. (2006) Taiteen rooleista kiinalaisen oppineen virkamiehen elämässä’ (Craig Clunas, Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming). Synteesi, 1, pp. 97-99. [Book Review]

Conference Proceedings

Torma, M. (2009) Enchanted by Lohans in Boston: Tales of Osvald Sirén’s Encounter with Chinese Art. In: The First China Contemporary Art Forum, Beijing, China, 2009,

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