ASIAN ART

 

 

Asian Art Exhibitions from 
CHINA, CENTRAL ASIA, INDIA, JAPAN, KOREA, TIBET

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White-tiger_250-x-250-WCHINA: The Beginning of the World According to the Chinese
ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF NICE. A fabulous story of China narrated through Jade.
Based on the works of art in SAM AND MYRNA MYERS’ collection, six experts in Chinese history have written an exciting narrative that reveals the universe of Chinese thought and its conception of the creation of the world...READ MORE

 

Children-to-Inmortals_200-x-200CHINA. Children to Immortals
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. The exhibition focuses on children, a ubiquitous and long-standing motif expressing the cultural importance of offspring. Displays scenes from idealized daily life, historical novels, and legends
. Also religious figures of Buddhism and Daoism are presented…
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Power-and-beauty_200-x-200CHINA. Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty
MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART. Famous theater director and visual artist Robert Wilson has created an immersive and experiential environment to showcase the famous Chinese art collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Scenographies and effective uses of light on works of art show the opulence of the Qing Empire, the last imperial dynasty of China READ MORE


sam-and-myrna-myers_header_200-x-200CHINA. An stunning collection of Asian Art
KIMBELL ART MUSEUM. Americans Samuel and Myrna Myers built an extraordinary collection of some 5,000 works of art that, together, offer a very personal vision of the world of Asian art. How did they create their collection? This is the story in the words of Sam and Myrna Myers… READ MORE

 

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uzbekistan-ikats_200-x-200CENTRAL ASIA. Uzbekistan Ikats: All the Colors of the Rainbow
THE BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM of ART. From the Collection of Peggy Slappey. For the past decade, ikat patterns have permeated the fashion and design industry, touching everything from clothing and furniture to decorative arts. Despite its recent ubiquity, the ikat tradition has roots that go back centuries and cross many different cultures… READ MORE 
 

Iran_200-x-200CENTRAL ASIA. Fashioning Jewish Dress
THE ISRAEL MUSEUM, JERUSALEM. A sumptuous array of apparel from over 20 countries on four continents offers an exceptional opportunity to view many facets of Jewish identity and culture through rarely seen garments... READ MORE

 


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maharaja-of-patiala_200-X-200INDIA.  Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani Collection
LEGION DE HONOR. India has been known for its gemstones and jewelry arts for centuries. In the exhibition at the Legion of Honour Museum in San Francisco. Visitors can now see more than one hundred and fifty precious objects from the collection formed by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani. Impressive pieces ranging from Mughal rule in the 17th century to those reflecting India’s influence on today’s jewellers… READ MORE   


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KYOTO_200-X-200_DP330011JAPAN. KYOTO, Capital of artistic imagination
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. Focusing on the main turning points in the cultural history of Kyoto from ancient to modern times, the exhibition places special emphasis on the decorative arts
. Over eighty masterworks of lacquers, ceramics, metalwork, and textiles from The Met collection, including a number of recently acquired works of contemporary art are showcased… READ MORE

 SAMURAI_200 X 200JAPAN. SAMURAI
ART GALLERY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
. Over 100 works of art from AGSA’s Japanese collection that portray the pervasive influence of the samurai in Japan from the 14th to 21st centuries. The culture and identity of the samurai are often understood in one particular context: as ferocious and loyal warriors who lived by a strict moral code. Samurai seeks to redress this by presenting the complexities of their cultural influence and their transformation into a global phenomenon…
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Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada_200-X-200JAPAN. SHOWDOWN! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada
MUSEUM of FINE ARTS, BOSTON. Rival artists Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864) were the two best-selling designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. Featuring 100 works drawn from the preeminent Japanese collection housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada revives the centuries-old competition… READ MORE

jakuchu_200-X-200JAPAN. Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800)
The Colorful Kingdom of Living Beings.

LE PETIT PALAIS, PARIS. 30 Masterpieces. Scrolls portrayals including cocks, fish, peacocks, phoenixes, ducks and trees in flower – reveal an astonishing delicacy of line and vividness of colour, allied to an extraordinary talent and technical mastery… READ MORE


YOSHITOSHI_200JAPAN. YOSHITOSHI, Spirit and Spectacle
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART. Yoshitoshi, in a remarkable display of inventiveness and imagination, re-energized the art of the woodcut before it fell out of favor in Japan. The exhibition features nearly one hundred works drawn primarily from the museum’s holdings—the largest collection of the artist’s prints outside of his native country… READ MORE

 

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chaekgeori-200-X-200KOREA. CHAEKGEORI,
Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART. The exhibition showcases 9 unique type of Korean still-life painting.  Chaekgeori 책거리 (pronounced check-oh-ree), literally translated as “books and things,” are painted screens that depict scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers, and gourmet delicacies dispersed in artful arrangements on bookshelves…  READ MORE


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TIBET. Joya Tibetana y del Himalaya
La orfebrería con diseños milenarios cautiva Occidente
La influencia de la joya Tibetana invade todo el imaginario del Himalaya. La geografía de la región es rica en expertos artesanos y orfebres que realizan piezas de gran creatividad apoyados en su extensa iconografía proveniente de símbolos religiosos, astrológicos y otros de gran significado para su cultura como los Ocho Auspicios. Los diseños se transmiten a través de generaciones y, algunos de ellos, son tan antiguos que provienen de esgrafiados realizados sobre piedra en la era del neolítico… LEER MÁS