2005 Balzan Prize for the History of the Art of Asia
For his outstanding work on the history of Chinese and Japanese art, and innovative ideas contributing to a new interpretation of the art of these countries, as well as to the creation of a modern vision of its role in global art.
http://iko.uni-hd.de/archive/conferences_en.html (Heidelberg Colloquies);
http://www.museenkoeln.de/home/pages/785.aspx?s=785&jahr=2009 (Buddhist Stone Inscriptions)
Excerpt from The Balzan Prizewinners’ Research Projects: An Overview 2020